Apple has axed jobs at its UK marketing department, centralizing marketing responsibilities to Apple Europe based in Paris.

Apple confirmed that four employees from Apple UK’s headquarters - in Stockley Park, Middlesex - have been made redundant. Further redundancies are likely, an Apple insider revealed.

The job cuts affect both Apple’s marketing and product-marketing departments.

France is now definitely the centre of Apple's Europe - Apple recently scrapped its UK Mac show in favour of a giant European Apple Expo in Paris. Now that Apple US deals with Apple Europe entirely in the Euro currency, its distance from Sterling-based Apple UK has widened.

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