January 03, 2011
By ALISON LOWE
TWENTY-four Phil's Food Services employees were out of a job on new year's eve.
Explaining the decision, Phil Lightbourne, owner of the Gladstone Road grocery retail/wholesaler, said the staff were all part time employees who were taken on specifically for the Christmas period and some of them had also broken company rules.
According to the businessman, the lay-offs do not indicate trouble at the company, which still intends to go ahead with expansion plans in 2011.
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News date : 01/03/2011 Category : Tribune Stories