Catalent Pharma Solutions Lays Off 40 Workers at UK Facility

Published: Nov 19, 2012

Employees at a pharmaceutical company have been dealt a massive blow just weeks before Christmas, as it was announced dozens of staff would lose their jobs. More than 40 staff at Catalent have been told this week that they are to be without a job by the end of the year, along with several temporary staff. It has been confirmed by the company, which employs 500 staff at its base in Frankland Road, Blagrove Industrial Estate, that the job losses come as a result of restructuring at the site. A spokesman for the company said: “Due to changes in volume demand, Catalent is in the process of restructuring the Swindon facility. “After implementing other measures, including the removal of temporary positions, Catalent has announced that it will be reducing its headcount by 45 permanent roles and has entered into consultation talks with employees through its Employee Forum regarding the need for restructuring at the facility. “Catalent is committed to working with all impacted staff during this process and will make all necessary assistance is available to all employees.

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