Thursday, Sep 21, 2006

More bad news for UK manufacturing

MSN: Nestl sheds 645 jobs at York plant

Confectionery firm Nestl is slashing 645 jobs at its biggest UK factory. The Swiss-owned firm said part of the site will be sold and a small number of products moved to other factories in the UK and Europe.

Posted by uncle chris @ 11:46 AM (549 views)
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1. little professor said...

Nestle is the second largest employer in York, after the local council. I'm guess it won't be long before Nestle shuts down operations completely here, with thousands more jobs facing the axe.

Headline from last week: 450 York jobs to go at Norwich Union
Headline from last month: 100+ jobs go at British Sugar's York plant.
Headline from last year: 300+ jobs go as Terry's moves out of York

York is so screwed. And despite this some dunce in the Yorkshire Post today was going on about how York is going to have a property boom - http://www.yorkshiretoday.co.uk/ViewArticle2.aspx?SectionID=1084&ArticleID=1777005

Thursday, September 21, 2006 01:24PM Report Comment
 

2. Northernlad said...

another one bites the dust! Thanks GORDON!!!!

Thursday, September 21, 2006 07:48PM Report Comment
 

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