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Carillion: Official Receiver's employment update

The Official Receiver provides an update on employment within the Carillion group in liquidation.


A spokesperson for the Official Receiver said:

Secure ongoing employment has now been confirmed for a further 352 workers – 68% of the pre-liquidation workfirce have now transferred to new employers. Regrettably a further 21 staff will be leaving the business this week and Jobcentre Plus’ RapidResponse Service will provide them with every support to find new work.

We continue to discuss with potential purchasers Carillion’s remaining contracts and I am keeping staff, elected employee representatives and unions informed as these arrangements are confirmed.

Further information

  • in total, to date 12,324 jobs (68% of the pre-liquidation workforce) have been saved and 2,375 (13%) jobs have been made redundant through the liquidation
  • a further 1,249 employees have left the business during the liquidation through finding new work, retirement or for other reasons
  • this information does not include jobs attached to contracts where an intention to purchase has been entered into but has not yet formally occurred
  • aproxiomately 2,100 employees are currently retained to enable Carillion to deliver the remaining services it is providing for public and private sector customers until decisions are taken to transfer or cease these contracts
  • further information about rights in redundancy is available on
Published 25 June 2018