EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Groundwork South West

Groundwork South West

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Plymouth; Devon; South West


Sector: Administrative services
Administrative and support service activities
78.1 - Activities of employment placement agencies
Number Employed: 150

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 16-05-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 130
Planned Job Reductions max: 150
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy
Foreseen End Date: 31-05-2012

Additional Information

Groundwork South West, an employment agency firm in Devon, has gone into administration making 130 employees redundant with immediate effect.

According to a company spokesman, the agency is working closely with administrators in order to make sure that the communities in the south west will continue receiving support.