Over 300 workers were made redundant at stricken electricals retail chain Comet today.
Administrator Deloitte announced 330 job losses across Comet's head office and support centres but stressed there had been no redundancies among shop staff and all Comet's 236 stores remain open.
The bulk of the staff cuts have been made in Comet's head office in Rickmansworth as well as its site in Hull and call centre in Clevedon, Somerset.
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