Jobs to go at Kerry Group – report

Redundancies spread over coming months

Sligo News File

The Kerry Group has reportedly announced that up to 150 of its staff at Irish-based locations are to be laid off.

A statement attributed to the Group said the company “is to expand and centralise its shared services function with teams primarily being located in two new locations. As a result, it is anticipated that up to 150 people who are currently based in Ireland will be made redundant in the next 6-12 months.”

Kerry, the report adds, “will work closely with its employees and representative groups to support everyone over the coming period, providing severance packages and outplacement services including training, interview skills and coaching.

“The company will also work with industry partners across the region to identify future employment opportunities.”