Telecoms giant BT - which has office in Doncaster - to axe around 13, 000 jobs
Telecoms giant BT is to cut 13, 000 jobs over three years as it seeks to slim down its management and back-office roles.
The company said the job cuts and other measures would help it achieve a cost reduction of Â£1.5 billion.
BT also announced 6, 000 new employees would be hired "to support network deployment and customer service."
The company intends to move its headquarters out of central London to a site yet to be announced.
In a statement, BT said it was responding to changes in the telecoms market, including "increasing competitive intensity from established companies and new entrants.
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"It is critical that BT transforms its operating model to build a lean and agile organisation that delivers sustained improvement in customer experience and productivity."
The firm also announced a 13-year plan to plug its Â£11.3bn pension fund deficit, including regular payments into the scheme and a bond issue.