Coventry & Warwickshire

Jobs fair for former Greenwoods Communications employees

Greenwoods
Image caption The firm provided manufacturing services and engineering repairs to telecommunications companies

A jobs fair is being held to try and help more than 240 people who lost their jobs at a communications firm.

Staff at Greenwoods Communications in Coleshill, Warwickshire, were told last month that the business was closing.

It will allow former employees to speak to a range of organisations.

The fair, organised by North Warwickshire Borough Council, the town council and other partners, is on from 10:00 to 14:00 BST at Coleshill Town Hall.

Councillor Mick Stanley, leader of the borough council, said: "We have managed to arrange this event in a very short space of time to show our support for the local workforce.

"The employees of Greenwood Communications, who are facing tough times at the moment with the loss of their livelihoods."

Joint administrators Deloitte said the firm provided manufacturing services and engineering repairs to telecommunications companies.

It employed 210 staff at its leasehold premises in Coleshill and 58 field engineers across the UK.

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