Redundancy fears at Barratts

Job losses are feared for some of the 1,035 staff working for the Barratts shoe chain, which has gone into administration for the third time in four years.

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Barratts administration 'could mean redundancies'

Barratts Shoes has gone into administration for the third time in four years.

A statement said the administration was caused by an investor pulling out of a £5 million plan last week. Credit: PA

A statement from the administrators said: "At this stage redundancies and/or store closures cannot be ruled out."

Barratts Shoes operates from 75 stores across the UK and Ireland, employing 1,035 people, of whom 521 are part time.

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