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Microsoft to close Skype's UK office - report

Monday 19 September 2016 | 11:18 CET | News
Microsoft plans to close the UK office of subsidiary Skype with the loss of almost 400 jobs, reports The Guardian citing a report in the Financial Times. The closure of the London office will be a blow for the UK Government as it looks to position the country as an attractive place for business after the Brexit vote. Microsoft said that it had decided to unify some engineering positions, and that some 'globally-focused' Skype jobs were at risk, as well as jobs at another subsidiary Yammer.

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Companies: Microsoft / Skype
Countries: United Kingdom
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