Macmillan Cancer Support to axe 310 jobs due to funding crisis

Cancer charity reels from coronavirus has had on fundraising as it cuts sixth of workforce

Macmillan Cancer Support has announced major cuts as it struggles with a coronavirus funding crisis, announcing plans to axe 310 jobs – around a sixth of its workforce – from next month.

The charity, which had already furloughed approximately 30% of its staff, said it was forced to take drastic action because it was likely to lose tens of millions a year in voluntary donations over the next two years.

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