Norfolk cleaning products firm Jeyes looks set to move production of its toilet block products to Thetford under plans to axe more than 100 Scottish jobs.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

Following a two-month review, Jeyes has now started a 90-day consultation over plans to move production and axe 108 positions in East Kilbride.

Nicholas Goodwin, chief returning officer for Jeyes Group, said: “Over the past two months, we have conducted a review to ensure our business is profitable and sustainable for the future in very difficult global trading conditions.

“The review suggests that the East Kilbride facility does not appear to be the most cost effective location for the future supply of our products.

“We are therefore considering transferring manufacturing toilet blocks to our site at Thetford in Norfolk.”

The company said that at this stage it was unable to say how many new jobs could be created in Norfolk.

It said in a statement, Jeyes said: “Once the 90-day consultation is complete Jeyes will be in a better position to comment on what a decision about East Kilbride means for Norfolk, if anything.”

0 comments

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Most read business stories

Tesco store  Photo Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Supermarket Tesco reveals 43 store closures

Around 2,000 Tesco workers discovered their jobs were at risk after the supermarket giant disclosed the locations of 43 store closures including two in Essex - a Homeplus store at Chelmsford and a smaller store in Heybridge.

Read full story »

loading...

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT