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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This week will see largely settled conditions prevailing although it looks as though we may see the arrival of some rain during Friday.
It will be a cold start to the day with patchy fog and frost. However, there will be plenty of crisp winter sunshine and in lights winds.