UPDATED: Jobs to be cut as Wakefield firm Group Rhodes announces restructure

Machine manufacterer Group Rhodes boss Mark Ridgway
Machine manufacterer Group Rhodes boss Mark Ridgway
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The Wakefield-based group has confirmed that two of its divisions are to be axed with a loss of 59 jobs as it looks to ensure its ongoing viability.

One of Yorkshire’s most historic manufacturing companies Group Rhodes has announced a “radical” restructure following pressure on its operations.

Business secretary Vince Cable visiting Group Rhodes and managing director Mark Ridgway.

Business secretary Vince Cable visiting Group Rhodes and managing director Mark Ridgway.

“We had to move very quickly and protect the key skills in the ongoing business.”

Mark Ridgway, managing director
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