Friday, 19 November 2010

Newsquest to cut at least 10 more jobs in Scotland

At least ten editorial posts at the Newsquest-owned Herald & Times Group - publishers of The Herald, Sunday Herald and Evening Times newspapers in Glasgow - are at risk of redundancy, as part of a cost-saving exercise, allmediascotland reports today.

The reason for the planned redundancies, says the company, is "current trading conditions and the outlook for the business in 2011".

The company told allmediascotland it "would seek volunteers for redundancy where possible in the [newspaper] division and overall fewer than 20 employees would be affected" and that "like most regional newspaper groups, is has been badly affected by a downturn in advertising".

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