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Christmas Job Fears

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 11:58am 12th December 2012.

Pirate FM has learnt dozens of workers at a Cornish printers, could be out of a job by Christmas.

MPG Books in Bodmin is closing one part of its business.

More than 60 staff could be hit.

A consultation is underway.

Tim Jones from Devon and Cornwall Business Council...

“Invariably with companies like this they have a very strong local supply chain network so you often find there are a number of dependent businesses. So, we need to keep a careful eye on the indirect loses that might arise from this.

“This is desperately sad news for the staff and the company. This is a business that has been around for a long time. It’s probably telling us a story that it is still very tough out there and it’s extremely difficult for businesses to be profitable out there and this time of year tends to be our most vulnerable

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