The majority of the job losses will occur within the companies support functions such as IT. However, some 150 jobs will be cut in their manufacturing site in Nottingham.
The main aim of the job cuts is to slash operating costs by about £56m by 2013-14. Alliance Boots said the cuts – equal to 10 per cent of its non-store UK workforce – would deliver efficiencies, including a “leaner” central support outfit, supported by new systems.
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