Going tabloid will save The Guardian ‘millions’ according to the national newspaper’s editor Katherine Viner, who told Radio 4’s Today listeners it was a new era for the paper. Millions that is, in terms of printing, paper and workers. The Press Gazette reported that around 250 people were made redundant last year from the newspaper group.
The construction giant Carillion has gone into liquidation leaving doubts over more than 20,000 jobs in the UK and real concerns for their suppliers that includes print firms, stationers and sign-makers.
Although many in industry believe most of the firm will be saved through being re-floated, refinanced, nationalised or bought out in some form of rescue plan there are concerns over whether the thousands of suppliers, self-employed workers and sub-contractors will get paid.
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