MacLachlan, Rob
July 2011
People Management;Jul2011, p3
The author focuses on the decision of care home operator Southern Cross to cut its cost base by paring back the quantity and terms and conditions of its workforce. The author mentions whether the organization can avoid business disaster by successfully negotiating rent cuts with the 80 various landlords from whom it leases its 750 homes. According to the publication "The Guardian," it has arranged proposals to cut 3,000 more jobs. It was also mentioned that Southern Cross had a flawed business model that was worsened by rapid expansion.


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