Up to 10,000 jobs could go at Tesco

Tesco is going to axe up to 10,000 jobs in a major shake-up at the crisis-hit retailer, according to reports.


Britain’s biggest supermarket chain is preparing to cull 6,000 jobs from its head office, according to The Sunday Telegraph.

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Tesco announced last month it would close 43 stores, putting 2,000 jobs at risk.

A spokesman for the supermarket declined to comment on the report.

Chief executive Dave Lewis is embarking on a major overhaul of Tesco stores after two successive years of falling profits and an accounting scandal.