Ted Baker has furloughed all over two,000 workers, such as head office personnel, as a final result of the coronavirus crisis.
Personnel ended up advised yesterday of the selection, which influences all over seventy five% of the complete workforce.
A Ted Baker spokesman stated: “In line with the United kingdom government’s reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ted Baker shops in the United kingdom are temporarily shut, which is obtaining a substantial impression on the company’s revenues. Ted Baker has by now taken a quantity of measures to cut down fees and guard cashflow, such as by suspending all non-vital capital expenditure and halting discretionary functioning expenses.
“Today, we are taking a further phase to cut down fees and safeguard work in the upcoming by placing a substantial quantity of our colleagues into the govt-supported furlough plan.”
The struggling retailer final 7 days appointed performing main govt officer, Rachel Osborne, into the major role permanently.
Last month Ted Baker agreed conditions for the sale of its London head office, the Unpleasant Brown Building, for £78.8m.
In December, it appointed consultancy organization AlixPartners to carry out an in-depth critique its operations following a troublesome yr.