Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.21 - Service activities incidental to land transportation

250 - 300 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
50 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
11 February 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Roadside assistance company, AA, has unveiled plans to cut 300 jobs. The reductions follow a stretgic review of the company which began in 2014. It is not reported when the job losses will take effect, but it is understood that the majority of the affected jobs will be at the headquarters in Hampshire. At the same time as cutting jobs at the headquarters the company will also create 50 frontline roadside assistance positions. The company has been subject to various takeovers and buyouts over recent years, since it was sold into private hands in 1999; it had previously been owned by the membership.


  • 11 February 2015: The Independent


Eurofound (2015), AA, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 78569, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/78569.