Employees at a car hire company were left furious after learning they face redundancy – from a customer.Europcar is closing
a number of branches after losing an MoD contract to rival Thrifty, the Bristol Post reports.The company’s Weston-super-Mare branch will close its doors on July 14, making 15 posts redundant.Members of staff were stated to be dismayed after clients were told of the closure
prior to personnel on July 5. The firm states it is sorry for the error. Europcar in Weston-super-Mare Some workers have been used by the company for 15 years.A personnel
, said:”This is simply another example of how [
Europcar] puts its personnel last. “Europcar decided to interact [the news about the closure]
to customers before they informed the Weston team. “Europcar states it “deeply”is sorry for the method the situation was handled.The company said in a statement:”
Europcar UK validates that it is standard business practice to evaluate the marketplace demand for each of its places. “When it comes to its Weston-Super-Mare branch, as part of the consultation procedure it has used the staff members affected alternative opportunities at neighbouring locations.”The business does, however, deeply regret the way in which our workers were notified.”This is not reflective of Europcar’s worths and in the future we
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