Desmond Wields Axe: 200 Out at Express and Star

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Bosses as the Daily Express and Daily Star have this morning sent a letter to employees informing them that 200 jobs are to go, offering redundancies to contracted staff. This means the workforce across both papers will be reduced from 650 to 450. A source in the newsroom tells MediaGuido“How nice of Desmond to use his papers to promote his sh*t Channel 5 programmes, then get rid of the staff who helped him sell it for £450 million.” A union meeting is planned this afternoon at head office…



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