G4S to cut more than 1,100 jobs in its UK cash business A union warns the company's proposals mark a further "worrying step" towards a cashless society.

A union warns the company's proposals mark a further "worrying step" towards a cashless society.

G4S has announced plans to cut up to 1,150 jobs through a shake-up of its cash-handling business in the UK.

The company said it was the culmination of a review covering the operational footprint of its Cash Solutions arm including vans which pick up and deliver cash to businesses across the economy.

The review is understood to have taken in the impact of the coronavirus crisis and weaker demand, more generally, for physical money amid the surge in online payments and digital...
source: The Sky News

2020-07-13 14:56
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