Administrators to collapsed electronics retailer Maplin have made 63 staff at the firm’s head offices redundant, as the fate of 2,500 more jobs hangs in the balance.
Thousands of UK jobs are at risk after a double body blow saw ToysRUs and electronics retailer Maplin collapse into administration within minutes of each other today.
Electronics company Maplin has become the second retailer on the same day to collapse into administration, putting another 2,500 jobs at risk.
A Canadian firm is understood to have held talks with BiFab bosses, fuelling speculation of a possible buy-out.
Toys R Us has staved off the threat of administration after creditors to the company “overwhelmingly” agreed to a restructuring plan that will secure around 2,500 jobs.
Administrators have announced that three subsidiaries of wholesaler Palmer & Harvey are to close, causing job losses in Dundee, Bellshill and Livingston.
Almost 100 jobs have been lost after a Dundee electrical and mechanical contracting firm collapsed.
Administrators have been given another year to wrap up the affairs of a major Dundee engineering firm that suddenly collapsed with multi-million-pound debts last year.
The new coalition at Perth and Kinross Council appears to have fractured, just hours after being unveiled.
The new administration for Perth and Kinross Council has been revealed.