Just Eat to axe around 1,700 delivery worker jobs | Business News
Delivery giant Just Eat has announced that it will cut 1,700 jobs as it stops hiring drivers and delivery drivers.
A spokesman for the takeaway service said it would use workers in the contract economy entirely for food delivery in the UK, as opposed to a combined system of employees and self-employed workers. owner.
It comes after the company saw a 9% drop in customer numbers last year as diners returned to pubs and restaurants.
More than 170 people working in Just Eat’s operations were also affected, with the company saying most “will go through a contingency process, subject to consultation”.