Sept 13 (Reuters) - Deloitte is planning to cut more than 800 jobs in the United Kingdom, a source told Reuters on Wednesday.
The company is proposing some targeted restructuring that would result in the reduction of 3% of its workforce of 27,000 in the UK, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
The move comes as Deloitte, one of the "Big Four" accounting firms, plans to focus on cost-cutting due to the slowdown in the second half of the current financial year as clients are being more cautious in their spending, the person said.
A number of businesses have reduced their workforce in recent times anticipating a likely economic slowdown later in the year.
Deloitte, KPMG, EY and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) make up the Big Four of accounting firms.
Reporting by Anirudh Saligrama and Saikeerthi in Bengaluru; Editing by Shweta Agarwal
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