West Lothian

A bitter row has followed Graf Mortgage Corporation's failed bid for Hall's, which has resulted in the loss of 1,700 jobs

Row breaks out over failed bid for Hall’s meat plant

By Mike Stones

Furious exchanges have followed the Graf Mortgage Corporation’s failed bid to buy Vion’s Hall’s of Broxburn meat plant, West Lothian, with both parties accusing each other of providing misleading information.

'A sad day for Scotland': 1,700 jobs will be lost at Hall's with more damage predicted for the local economy

‘Sad day for Scotland’ as 1,700 jobs lost at Hall’s plant

By Mike Stones

“A sad day for Scotland,” was the verdict of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW), after Vion UK confirmed yesterday (October 16) that it will close its Hall’s of Broxburn meat plant with the loss of 1,700 jobs.

Up for grabs. Bids are sought for New McCowans; maker of Highland toffee

Buyer wanted for Highland Toffee firm

By Dan Colombini

The search for a buyer for Highland Toffee firm, New McCowans is hotting up after administrators Grant Thornton confirmed they are in discussions with interested parties.


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