BENTLEY ANNOUNCEMENT OF 1,000 JOB LOSSES IS ANOTHER MAJOR BLOW FOR THE CAR INDUSTRY AND MANUFACTURING IN THE NORTH WEST
GMB trade union have reacted to Friday’s announcement by luxury car maker Bentley that they are seeking to make 1,000 staff redundant at their factory in Crewe Cheshire describing it as another bitter blow to manufacturing in the region at the worst possible time.
Bentley currently employs 4,200 staff at Crewe with the proposed redundancies accounting for around a quarter of their employees. The company have said the redundancies will initially be voluntary.
GMB union Convenor Simon Wright said: