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Buzz Bingo to close 26 UK venues placing 570 jobs at risk 

Buzz Bingo has revealed plans to close 26 of its UK venues in a move that will place 570 employees at risk of losing their jobs.  The UK’s largest bingo hall operator stated that it had undertaken the drastic actions to ‘protect the future of its business’ as it seeks to mitigate pandemic circumstances affecting the entire leisure and hospitality …

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Betfred – Castleford Tigers favourites as Super League returns

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Super League explodes back into action this week and it promises to be the most exciting yet, with a number of sides staking valid claims that they will be contesting the Grand Final come October. Leeds Rhinos surprised everyone last time out, defeating the runaway league leaders Castleford Tigers in the Old Trafford showpiece to claim their eighth title. SBC …

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Betfred settles call centre redundancies

Settling out of court with trade union Unite, Betfred has agreed to pay 88 workers of its defunct Wigan Tote Park call centre employee compensation totalling £470,000. The settlement will see an individual average payment of circa £5,300 per employee. Through trade union Unite the workers had issued legal proceedings calling for Betfred to honour redundancy terms relating to contracts …

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Betfred confirms closure of Wigan Tote Park call centre

Betfred governance has confirmed the closure of its Wigan Tote Park  call centre, in a move which will effect more than 100 employees, the majority part time workers. The operator confirmed that it found jobs for seven of the fourteen full time staff affected by the closure. The Warrington based bookmaker will look to close the Wigan call centre by …

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Betfred closes Wigan Tote Park call centre

Betfred has announced the closure of its Tote Park Wigan call centre. The call centre was inherited from its 2011 £250 million acquisition of former state-owned betting operator Tote. The closure of the call centre could see 14 full-time and 98 part-time employees lose their jobs, although the company says that, given the size of the overall enterprise, it would …

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