Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Financial Services
Financial And Insurance Activities
Financial Service Activities, Except Insurance And Pension Funding
64 - Financial service activities, except insurance and pension funding

122 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
18 June 2009
Employment effect (start)
1 October 2009
Foreseen end date


Yorkshire Bank is to cut 122 jobs across its branches in Yorkshire and the Midlands. The cuts were blamed on the increasing number of customers using online banking. The company said that they would assist staff to find alternative employment wherever possible, while the trade union Unite stated that they would talk to management in order to keep compulsory redundancies to a minimum. The job losses will start taking effect in October 2009.


  • 18 June 2009: BBC News


Eurofound (2009), Yorkshire Bank, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 69115, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/69115.