back to article Fujitsu says 1,800 UK job cuts needed to boost ailing margins

Fujitsu’s plans to axe 1,800 jobs in the UK despite making £86.5m in profit last year is a necessary boost to margins which are “significantly below market expectation” – the firm’s UK and Ireland chair Michael Keegan has said. The Unite union announced fresh strike action at the firm’s Manchester site today to coincide with …

  1. hplasm
    Meh

    To save money...

    "...We are collecting our data and are looking to see how we can have equal pay for equal work.”

    By cutting male wages to that of the female workforce. Job done. Trebles all round, etc.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    a necessary boost to margins

    yes, something's gotta give. Or someone(s).

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Get to zero workforce for maximum income and zero outgoings.

    Who's going to do the work you ask?!

    Don't bother management with such details - make it work bitches.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "We are moving to new skills and new businesses" --- so (re)-train your employees?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Nice idea, but it rarely happens in reality.

      Much better to get rid of experienced people and replace them with cheaper young things who may be bright but have much to learn about business. But let's not worry about that; our costs are lower...

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Re-employing 1200 people

    But which country will these 1200 people be re-employed?

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