Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Publishing Of Information; Production And Programming Of Audiovisual
Publishing Activities
58.13 - Publishing of newspapers

100 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
9 November 2009
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The Guardian has announced that 100 editorial and commercial jobs are to be cut. Management hope that the cuts can all be made by voluntary redundancy. Staff will be told what impact the restructure will have on their jobs by 9th December. Within the last year 68 jobs have been cut by voluntary redundancy from a staff of 850 within the editorial department, and 82 jobs have been lost from commercial operations.


  • 9 November 2009: The Guardian


Eurofound (2009), The Guardian, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 69825, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/69825.