Jaguar Land Rover announces redundancies at Halewood plant

Jaguar Land Rover has asked members of staff at its Halewood plant to take voluntary redundancy due to the “unprecedented challenges” of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

The Halewood plant of Jaguar Land Rover said it has been forced to take action to “safeguard the long-term success of the business and “optimise performance”.

A statement from the centre has now confirmed that it’s asking staff for volunteers to take redundancy.

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A spokesperson from Jaguar Land Rover told The ECHO: “Jaguar Land Rover is taking action to optimise performance and achieve further operational efficiencies to enable sustainable growth and safeguard the long-term success of our business.

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“As a result we are implementing a very small voluntary redundancy scheme for some colleagues at Halewood.”

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In a message seen by The ECHO, JLR explained how towards the end of 2020, “a small voluntary redundancy programme was implemented for hourly colleagues across the West Midlands facilities, and this programme would be extended to Halewood.

JLR made “hundreds of staff” at the Liverpool plant redundant back in 2020.

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