Npower to close office where 300 people work

The energy firm Npower have announced it is to close its office in Dudley where almost 300 people are employed.

The company said some staff would be relocated to other branches from the Kingswinford office:

"Following a strategic review of our sites, it was identified, last July, that the Kingswinford office will be closing at some stage this year.

Some of our people will be relocated . There is an ongoing review with RWE IT staff who will also be affected by this closure.

We will update our people first on any changes that will affect them, as they are our number one priority."

– Npower spokesperson