Announcing plans to cut 900 jobs, including the closure of its distribution site in Plymouth, Premier Foods, the owner of Hovis said appropriate consultations with employees affected and their representatives will begin in the coming days.
The company has said the charges associated with the proposals are expected to be approximately £28 million but expects to recover that through site disposals, reduced working capital requirements and lower capital expenditure.
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