Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Desford, Leicestershire and Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28.3 - Manufacture of agricultural and forestry machinery

100 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
20 November 2014
Employment effect (start)
20 November 2014
Foreseen end date
30 November 2014


Manufacturer of agricultural machinery AGCO has announced that it is to cut up to 100 jobs from its sites in Warwickshire and Leicestershire. AGCO, which owns Massey Ferguson has said that the job cuts are a reponse to slowdown in the global markets for farm machinery. Currently 500 people are employed at the two sites; it is understood that there will be some restructuring of the two sites when the job cuts take effect. The company has confirmed that the jobs will be lost by the end of November. 


  • 20 November 2014: BBC Website


Eurofound (2014), AGCO, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 77926, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77926.