Nightclubs are preparing to axe thousands of jobs as the industry faces collapse, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.
Britain’s biggest nightclub operator has launched a consultation to slash 402 roles ahead of crisis talks with the Government on Monday.
The move by the Deltic Group, which runs 53 clubs and late-night bars across the UK, will mean losing 10 per cent of its 4,000 employees.
Chief executive Peter Marks warned more redundancies could follow unless the Government provides urgent support. ‘There will be far more job losses if we don’t get something material in the next six weeks,’ he added. ‘As an industry, we won’t get through November.’
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