Appledore lays off 95

Appledore shipbuilders, based in North Devon, is to lay off 95 staff. David Powe, Appledore production director, said: ‘We are just short of work and unfortunately we have got to make some redundancies. We have told the unions that if new work comes in we don’t have to cut jobs.’

Appledore shipbuilders, based in North Devon, is to lay off 95 staff.

David Powe, Appledore production director, said: ‘We are just short of work and unfortunately we have got to make some redundancies. We have told the unions that if new work comes in we don’t have to cut jobs.’