Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Lanarkshire, Coventry, Nottingham, Dudley
Electricity, Gas, Steam And Air Conditioning Supply
Electricity, Gas, Steam And Air Conditioning Supply
35 - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

450 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
29 January 2009
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


E.On, an energy firm, is to cut 450 jobs across the UK. 40 of the jobs will occur in Lanarkshire with the closure of the firm's call cente, while the remaining job losses will occur in its plants in Coventry, Nottingham and in Dudley area. The cuts are part of wider internal restructuring plans in order to maintain a sustainable retail business and aim to compensate for the company loss in retail for the past two years. The firm hopes to keep compulsory redundancies to a minimum by considering alternative options. As of 29 January 2009 there is no information on when the job losses will be implemented by.


  • 29 January 2009: BBC News


Eurofound (2009), E.On, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 68020, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/68020.