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400 jobs at risk as Axminster Carpets calls in administrators
12:30pm Thursday 21st February 2013 in News
AROUND 400 jobs are at risk after Axminster Carpets called in the administrators.
The company confirmed its intention to appoint administrators while company bosses explore a rescue package.
The company is continuing to trade while it looks into all potential rescue and restructuring options.
The East Devon-based company draws its workers from around the area, including West Dorset.
A statement from Richard Merrin and Ciara O’Shea, of Spreckley Partners Ltd on behalf of the administrators, said: “Axminster Carpets Limited continues to trade while the company explore all potential rescue restructuring options.
“The company’s board of directors confirm that a notice of intention to appoint administrators has been filed with respect to the company.”
The company’s director, Joshua Dutfield, said: “Trading has been difficult and the management has been working with key suppliers, creditors and the lenders in an attempt to resolve financial difficulties.”
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