Lloyds and RBS fire more workers

image Largest UK banks Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland reported their plans to lay off more staff this year. RBS announced that it is laying off 221 techies at its Dublin Technology Centre. The Dublin center is to shut later this year with the loss of 196 jobs and 25 posts in Belfast will also go.

RBS promised that it would offer staff redeployment where possible and try and keep compulsory redundancies to a minimum.

Lloyds also announced it is laying off 585 people as a result of the closure of its personal loan centers.

Besides, Lloyds is also expected to cut jobs for hundreds more staff as its merger with Halifax Bank of Scotland goes ahead.


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