UK: Footwear Firm William Lamb Axes 50 Jobs, Shuts Factory
Footwear manufacturer William Lamb Ltd has closed its premises in South Kirkby with the loss of 50 jobs. The company had been based in the area for 23 years. Finance director David Radcliffe blamed the decision on stiff overseas competition. He said: "Unfortunately we have had to let half the workforce go but we will be transferring the rest to our factory in Wakefield."
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