Unite slams Aviva for its "silent jobs cull"


Unite has ordered Aviva to "come clean" over the extent of the prospective job cuts and criticised its restructuring plan ‘Project Simplify' for snowballing into a "major cuts programme".

The insurance giant had previously announced plans to remove layers of management as part of a restructuring drive.

Today, the insurer said that 800 roles could now be at risk.

But, in a statement Unite said: "Aviva staff will be shocked and alarmed at Aviva's confirmation today that a significant number of

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