Breast Cancer Now loses a quarter of its staff after merger
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Breast Cancer Now loses a quarter of its staff after merger

30 Jun 2015 | Hugh Radojev
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Breast Cancer Now has reduced staff numbers by a quarter since the merger, through a mix of redundancy and "natural turnover", in a bid not to duplicate job roles.

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