Halesowen-based Adam Jones and Sons (Blackheath) has closed down after more than 100 years of trading, following “significant losses” brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. The company appointed administrators on 24 May but with no prospect of investment or a sale the business was wound down, making 50 staff redundant. FRP Advisory said it was now assisting the former employees with their claims through the redundancy payments office. The West Midlands company operated a fleet of more than 70 HGVs […]
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