70 jobs are going at Chesterfield College. Bosses there say they need to deal with a shortfall in funding of more than 4 million pounds. They're blaming a fall in the number of potential students, an increase in apprenticeships being offered elsewhere and cuts in government funding.
Calendar spoke to College Principal Trevor Clay
Remploy will shortly begin consulting with unions on the proposed closure of the factories and on the potential compulsory redundancy of 1,752 people at the sites, most of them disabled workers.
Remploy said it would consider all measures to avoid redundancies during this period