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Production ends at Hall's plant

Production ends at Hall's plant | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Production is due to come to an end later at the Hall's of Broxburn meat factory in West Lothian, where 1,700 jobs are being lost.
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Food giant Vion to sell all of its UK businesses - Top stories - Scotsman.com

Food giant Vion to sell all of its UK businesses - Top stories - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
THE FIRM behind the closure of the Hall’s of Broxburn meat plant, with loss of hundreds of jobs, today announced it is selling up all its UK food businesses.
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Hall's of Broxburn: Recovery plan launched for West Lothian

Hall's of Broxburn: Recovery plan launched for West Lothian | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Finance and Employment Secretary John Swinney has outlined details of a comprehensive recovery plan to support West Lothian’s economy following confirmation of the closure of Hall’s of Broxburn.
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Hall's crisis: Two bidders step forward to save the plant from closure

Hall's crisis: Two bidders step forward to save the plant from closure | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Owners Vion said they would make a decision on the future of the site as soon as possible.
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In Full: Statement from VION UK over closure of Hall's of Broxburn

In Full: Statement from VION UK over closure of Hall's of Broxburn | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Statement by Vion Uk over closure of Hall's Broxburn with the loss of 1700 jobs...
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Scottish government’s final appeal to save Broxburn - MeatInfo

Scottish government’s final appeal to save Broxburn - MeatInfo | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The future of the Hall’s of Broxburn plant is still hanging in the balance at the end of the 90-day consultation period, as the Scottish Government made another attempt to persuade Dutch owner Vion to reconsider its offer to buy the company.
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Hall’s of Broxburn rejects Scottish Government rescue plan

THE company which owns Hall’s of Broxburn has rejected a Scottish Government rescue plan designed to save hundreds of jobs at the closure-threatened plant.
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John Swinney expresses doubts over salvaging Hall’s jobs - News - Scotsman.com

John Swinney expresses doubts over salvaging Hall’s jobs - News - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Finance Secretary John Swinney has admitted it is unlikely all 1700 jobs at the threatened Hall’s meat processing plant in Broxburn can be saved.
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Taskforce seeks buyer to turn round Hall’s of Broxburn fortunes - Politics - Scotsman.com

Taskforce seeks buyer to turn round Hall’s of Broxburn fortunes - Politics - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
POTENTIAL buyers are being sought who could run the closure-threatened Hall’s of Broxburn food plant “profitably and successfully” in an effort to save 1,700 jobs at the plant, finance secretary John Swinney has confirmed.
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Alex Salmond meets union leaders for talks over Hall's of Broxburn

Alex Salmond meets union leaders for talks over Hall's of Broxburn | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
UNION leaders yesterday held talks with Alex Salmond over the future of the Hall’s of Broxburn meat factory.
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Scottish Government Backs Hall's Workers

UK - The Scotish government is backing the workforce at the VION Foods procesing plant, Hall’s of Broxburn which the company has said is threatened with closure.
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Farmers fear they could go out of business as Hall's plant faces axe

Farmers fear they could go out of business as Hall's plant faces axe | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
HUNDREDS of Scottish pig farmers fear they could be forced out of business by the disastrous closure of the Hall’s of Broxburn factory.
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Salmond hints sale of Hall's is best hope for its workers | Herald Scotland

Salmond hints sale of Hall's is best hope for its workers | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

FIRST Minister Alex Salmond hinted at the possible sale of the closure-threatened Hall's of Broxburn that could save at least some of the 1700 jobs under threat.

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Halls brand saved

Halls brand saved | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
THERE will be no reprieve for the Broxburn factory. It is due to shut its doors within days with the loss of 1700 jobs after a phased rundown.
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Jobs fair for Broxburn workers

Jobs fair for Broxburn workers | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Staff from the Halls of Broxburn factory attend a jobs fair in the town, where 25 employers are looking to recruit.
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Government vows to help Hall's staff

Government vows to help Hall's staff | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

THE Scottish Government has pledged to stand by the 1700 workers affected by the closure of a major meat processing plant in West Lothian.

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Hall's closure: Meat factory owners give potential buyers more time

Hall's closure: Meat factory owners give potential buyers more time | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Deadline for potential buyers of Hall's of Broxburn extended after meetings.
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Hall's of Broxburn to close by February with loss of 1700 jobs

Hall's of Broxburn to close by February with loss of 1700 jobs | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Staff at Hall's of Broxburn were told on Friday the plant will close completely by February next year with loss of 1700 jobs.
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Hall’s owners accused of ‘going through motions’

Hall’s owners accused of ‘going through motions’ | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
CONCERN was growing today for the future of the Hall’s meat processing factory in Broxburn amid fears that owners Vion were only “going through the motions” in trying to avert closure.
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Minister ‘encouraged’ by progress on Hall’s of Broxburn

Minister ‘encouraged’ by progress on Hall’s of Broxburn | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
A taskforce looking at the future of one of Scotland’s biggest pig processing plants has made encouraging progress, according to the Scottish government’s finance secretary John Swinney.
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Second meeting for taskforce aiming to save 1700 jobs at Hall’s factory

Second meeting for taskforce aiming to save 1700 jobs at Hall’s factory | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Owners announced a 90-day consultation into closing the plant which is said to lose £79,000 per day.
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Bid to save 1,700 pork plant jobs

Bid to save 1,700 pork plant jobs | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The leader of West Lothian Council says the local authority is "fully committed" to saving the 1,700 jobs at an under-threat pork processing factory in Broxburn.
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Tax breaks would help Scottish meat industry

MINISTERS should give tax breaks to supermarkets that support the UK meat industry as part of a bid to save processing plants, such as Hall’s in Broxburn, from closure, according to academics.
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Salmond: Save Our Sausages

Salmond: Save Our Sausages | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
FIRST Minister visits closure-threatened Hall’s sausage factory — and vows to work personally to help workers...
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