Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

Branch closures at Floors-2-Go

Published: 1 February 2008
Flooring specialist today announces 90 redundancies
Branch closures at Floors-2-Go
In a conference call to employees this morning, directors at Floors-2-Go announced the closure of 13 branches across the UK and a possible 90 redundancies.

The company has cited poor trading conditions for its actions and employees have been assured that they will receive full redundancy packages.

A manager at a Floors-2-Go branch told diyweek.net: "We have noticed certain cut-backs in the past year so we did sort of expect the news but it was still a bit of a shock."

He added: "They can't give us a definite on who will be going or which branches will be affected but we do know that 74 of the 90 redundancies will be branch staff. We are all pretty worried about our jobs."

Further details of job losses and closures are supposed to be finalised within the next two months, with information filtered down to employees through the system.

Birmingham-based Floors-2-Go operates 136 branches around the UK, specialising in a range of natural and laminate flooring products. It was reported in December that the chain planned to expand with a further 30 outlets in 2008.

Another employee was troubled by news of the closures. He told diyweek.net: "It's upsetting to hear because most of the redundancies will be in the stores rather than at head office."

He added: "I work at a Floors-2-Go branch and to be honest the company hasn't got a clue what they're doing."

Comments


(Your email address will not be published)
Already Registered?
Sign In
Not Yet Registered?
Register
Printable View E-mail Bookmark
*

Latest reader comments

re: Latest update on Green Homes Grant and implications for homeowners and landlords

John Hart
After applying for a green homes how long will it take for a decision? thanks...

re: SX Rainproof Exterior Caulk

Wally
I need the exterior sx rain resistant caulk! Can't get it anywhere so please help! How can I order it? Need it yesterday...

re: BCT can replicate any material in a ceramic tile

Christina Tiritanou
Not sure if you can help as I require a tile which has the measurements of 6”x 6”? Thank you....

re: Latest update on Green Homes Grant and implications for homeowners and landlords

colin thompson
SarahVery clear and helpful information.Thanks...

Most read stories