Northern Ireland

11 redundancies at Lunn's jewellery firm

Lunns Queens Arcade
Image caption Lunn's has three stores in Northern Ireland

Eleven jobs are set to go at the Northern Ireland jewellery firm Lunn's.

It has has shops at Queen's Arcade and Victoria Square in Belfast city centre and Shipquay Street in Londonderry.

It is understood management have discussed redundancy packages with staff. The job losses represent around 10% of Lunns' 98-strong workforce.

In a statement, the company said it regretted starting a consultation process which would lead to a "small number of redundancies".

Managing director Peter Lunn said the firm would continue to "invest heavily" in its showrooms and staff in Northern Ireland and its brand, Portfolio of Fine Diamonds.