Simons plans second wave of cuts

Published:  11 January, 2011

LINCOLN: Private builder, Simons Goup plans further job cuts after laying off staff just before Christmas.

The firm, with customers including Asda, B&Q and Boots, axed 40 jobs from its 300-strong workforce at the end of last year.

Simmons said in a statement: "This is the second, planned stage of a standard consultation process which will affect members of our support teams.

"The process will determine the extent of reductions to our workforce in order to make sure that our financial position remains strong in light of some project delays and challenging market conditions."

Simons is bidding for news projects including a Tesco store in West Bromwich and Tesco distribution centre in Rainham.

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