Oxford University Press cuts 140 jobs globally

Oxford University Press cuts 140 jobs globally

Oxford University Press has cut around 140 jobs globally this year, representing 2-3% of its global workforce, with 51 of those jobs going in the UK.

The publisher has confirmed the cutbacks, which include roles in its ELT business, as well as across its Academic and Education divisions. Jobs are also in consultation as a result of its new technology partnership with Cognizant.

C.e.o. Nigel Portwood told The Bookseller: "You've seen reports of our competitor Pearson taking out 10% of its workforce... We have been doing nothing like that. Some markets have turned down across the world – So...

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