140 jobs lost as contractor appoints administrators
Mechanical and electrical contracting firm George Birchall Ltd has entered administration after almost 40 years of trading.
The Stoke-on-Trent firm ceased operating due to poor trading conditions including the cancellation of a number of large orders.
Nearly all of its 141 staff have been made redundant, with a few retained to assist the administrators. 126 staff were based in Newcastle-under-Lyme with the remaining 15 in Edinburgh.
Its larger facilities management and maintenance business, George Birchall Service, which empl... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...