16 jobs are to go at the Liberty Insurance offices in Cavan town. The company says it “recently undertook an operational review” of its finance function at the office and the 16 jobs will be impacted. In a statement to Northern Sound News, Liberty Insurance said it “continually explores opportunities to enhance our business and service models to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers”.
It goes on to confirm that after an “operational review” of its finance function at the Cavan office, it has launched a consultation process with staff. The Spokesperson said that 16 roles will be “impacted” after the review and that it “will do everything to support those employees”… “during the consultation period and beyond”.The Spokesperson did not respond when asked how long the consultation period will last or when changes to staffing will be implemented.
70 job losses were announced in Cavan and Dublin by Liberty Insurance in 2016. The company last year merged with a Spanish sister company. At the time management said the offices in Cavan, Enniskillen and Dublin would not be impacted by the merger.
Statement from Liberty Insurance
“We continually explore opportunities to enhance our business and service models to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers. On occasions this results in growth across some areas of our operations, while other areas may experience a reduction in resources. We recently undertook an operational review of our Finance function. This process has regrettably resulted in upto 16 roles being impacted within the finance function in our Cavan office location. A consultation process is underway and we will do everything to support those employees impacted by these changes during the consultation period and beyond”.