Aviva cuts 200 jobs in Manchester call centre

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Image caption Aviva has moved its bodily claims section in Manchester

Insurer Aviva is to cut its workforce by 200 at its Manchester call centre by transferring the posts to India.

The company revealed plans in April to cut 6% of its workforce worldwide over the next six months.

"We do not take these decisions lightly and we appreciate this will be a tough time for those people affected by today's announcement," said Aviva.

The job loss affects the bodily claims team at the firm's Albert Square office.

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