Posted 27 февраля 2023,, 04:20

Published 27 февраля 2023,, 04:20

Modified 27 февраля 2023,, 07:20

Updated 27 февраля 2023,, 07:20

Kommersant: The Central Bank is ready to cut a thousand employees

Kommersant: The Central Bank is ready to cut a thousand employees

27 февраля 2023, 04:20
Optimization will be the largest since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

According to Kommersant, referring to its sources close to the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, the regulator plans to reduce the staff to a thousand employees by May this year. This wave of cuts is the first stage of cost optimization, and the second is scheduled for autumn.

- The orders for abbreviations have also been transferred to regional divisions, - the interlocutor of the publication noted.

In addition, the Bank of Russia canceled the payment of financial assistance before vacation - two monthly salaries. The Central Bank indicated that they are continuously improving their efficiency, and this year will not be an exception to this trend.

Since 2015, the number of employees of the Central Bank has decreased by 30%. According to HeadHunter, at the end of February, there were 1,265 employees with experience in the Central Bank who are considering job offers across the country. 887 people were actively looking for a new place.

Experts note that the Central Bank of the Russian Federation has a high number of staff. Only the Chinese regulator Bank of China has a wider staff. It is possible to solve the problem of optimizing the staff of the Central Bank through the expanded implementation of the "principles of self-regulation of activities in various sectors of the financial market."