50 jobs lost as shoe company goes into voluntary liquidation

Steven Wiseglass
A Buxton shoe firm which employed 50 staff has gone into voluntary liquidation. The decision was taken after Bells Shoes lost an account with Clarks which accounted for nearly half of the firm’s £18m turnover. Redfoot Shoes, which is based in Bacup in East Lancashire, has announced it is investing over £1m to develop the online operation of Bells Shoes after buying its website, stock and intellectual property. Bells Shoes has now gone into solvent voluntary liquidation as part of a planned wind-down which began earlier th... For the full story register now for free or login below...