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65 jobs saved at pork producer after administrators step in

Dozens of jobs have been saved after administrators managed to sell part of pork producer F A Gill.

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WOLVERHAMPTON COPYRIGHT TIM STURGESS EXPRESS STAR 18/05/2024 Gv of FA Gill Butchers, Wolverhampton. Closed down....

The Wolverhampton company, which entered administration on May 14, had been under strain following a reduction in sales on the abbatoir side of the business.

The administrators from professional services group Leonard Curtis have sold certain assets to Gill Meat Products – a connected company – to ensure the continuation of meat production.

Joint administrators Mike Dillon and Rochelle Schofield said they had managed to save 65 jobs with the sale.

The Wolverhampton business – which has been operating for over 80 years – had suffered significant losses in the previous year.

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