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AstraZeneca announces 7,300 job cuts

Anglo-Swedish drugs maker AstraZeneca has announced a further 7,300 job cuts over the next two years as part of a new restructuring programme.

The GMB Union has said 250 to 300 of the cuts will be in R&D at the firm's site in Alderley Park, Cheshire.

It also said there would be unspecified back office cuts at other UK sites.

John Moylan reports.

  • 02 Feb 2012
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