Dozens of new jobs as pottery sales soar overseas

Denby Pottery in Derbyshire is taking on nearly 40 new staff after reporting rocketing sales figures in Korea and Canada.

The firm says it needs more people to meet demand after sales increased by 62 per cent in the two countries.

Denby Pottery in Derbyshire is taking on nearly 40 new members of staff Credit: ITV News Central

Bosses said they believed Korea is set to become its largest overseas market.

Almost 240 people work at the pottery in Denby, with a further 500 people in Stoke-on-Trent and the rest of the UK.