Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Health / Social Work
Residential Health Care And Social Work
Social Work Activities Without Accommodation
88 - Social work activities without accommodation

140 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
24 January 2003
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The Royal National Institute of the Blind is making 100 people redundant to help plug a £6.2 million gap in its finance. In addition, it is doing away with 50 currently vacant positions. In total, the charity will cut 5% of its workforce of 3,000.

15-12-2003: the charity is set to make up to 40 staff redundant in the wake of a reorganisation of its community fundraising department.


  • 15 December 2003: The Guardian
  • 24 January 2003: The Guardian


Eurofound (2003), Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB), Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 60054, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/60054.