Dismissal | 'Typo' leaves 250 out of work with no compensation

'Typo' leaves 250 out of work with no compensation

A simple typo from Companies House had caused 250 people to lose their jobs – and they won’t be receiving a pay-out in compensation.

Wales Online reports that back in 2009, Companies House mistakenly recorded Taylor & Sons Ltd as having been wound up, instead of another entirely unconnected company – Taylor & Son Ltd. As a result, the firm’s business ran dry, orders were cancelled, and credit facilities were withdrawn. Ultimately, the business ended up in administration.

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