600 staff affected by Travis Perkins branch closures
Northampton-based Travis Perkins is to close 30 branches of its builders merchant business
The move will put at risk the jobs of about 600 people, who the have been told of the news.
The firm, which employs 28,000 people across its 2,060 stores, said it feared an "uncertain UK outlook" over the next 12 month.
Low sales in its heating and plumbing division led to lower profits than managers had been expecting.
Branches of Travis Perkins, Benchmarx, BSS and PTS will close but DIY store Wickes is no affected.
John Carter, Travis Perkins chief executive, said it was still too early to... read more
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