It's being described as the biggest blow to retail since the collapse of Woolworths. Tonight hundreds of people from our region who work for the electrical chain Comet are waiting to hear their fate - after the company announced it's the latest high street firm to go into administration.
The news comes on the day that thousands of youngsters attended a jobs fair at Reading University, trying to get a foot in the door with local firms. But as Kate Bunkall reports - there is a lot of competition.
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Monday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region
Monday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region
The RMT Union's comments come as it's announced a new operator will takeover the South West Trains franchise.