Fewer for GEC

GEC Alsthom is to lay off 250 staff at the engine builder it acquired from BTR in May. Stockport’s Mirrlees Blackstone will be left with 550 staff after months of falling orders and short working shifts.

GEC Alsthom is to lay off 250 staff at the engine builder it acquired from BTR in May. Stockport’s Mirrlees Blackstone will be left with 550 staff after months of falling orders and short working shifts.