Redundancy for hundreds at Langley Mill and Mansfield door factories
4 January 2016
From the section Derby
Hundreds of workers were sent redundancy notices on New Year’s Eve telling them not to come to work in January
Almost 400 people have been made redundant over the holiday period after a door manufacturing company closed.
Leaderflush Shapland, which has sites in Langley Mill in Derbyshire and Mansfield in Nottinghamshire, sent out redundancy notices on New Year’s Eve.
Amber Valley Conservative MP Nigel Mills said the closure was “the worst possible news for those affected”.
Administrators Deloitte said the firm had been under financial pressure for “some time”.
One employee, Colin Meakin, from Belper in Derbyshire, said: “It is just going to be hard and I am not confident I will be able to get a job.
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