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BREAKING: Burton engineering firm announces redundancy plans

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: March 26, 2014

Briggs of Burton

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A BURTON engineering firm has revealed that it is set to make several staff redundant.

Briggs of Burton, in Derby Street, confirmed to the Mail that five members of staff are losing their jobs in a bid to ‘reduce costs and match capacity to anticipated fabrication workloads’.

Company bosses revealed that the employees will leave the firm tomorrow.

A spokesman for the firm said: “Briggs of Burton regrets to confirm that five employees from its manufacturing business will be made redundant on Friday, March 28 in an effort to reduce costs and match capacity to anticipated fabrication workloads.

“The company continues to recruit within other areas of the business and very much regrets the need for these job losses, which are required in order to match resources to the work recently won.”

The Briggs Group is involved in the brewing, distilling, food, pharmaceutical, health and beauty and biofuels markets, providing ‘engineering solutions for the world’s leading companies’.

The firm has an engineering heritage that goes back 270 years.

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