The survey, of 425 out of 521 affected staff, found that 68% have found new employment. A further 12% have opted to study, take time off, or retire. A fifth (20%) have yet to find a new job. Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse, praised the “strong results” of a working group set up to provide support to affected Kwik Fit staff. He said: “Clearly, any news of redundancy is deeply concerning – not only for those involved, but their families and the local community.
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