HOTLINE: Bates UK makes redundancies

Bates UK has made redundancies after the loss of its Woolworths and Royal Mail assignments, which were estimated to account for almost a quarter of its income. Chris Herd, the agency's managing director, declined to put a figure on the job losses, which are across all departments, but said they were fewer than 20. Some displaced staff have been found jobs in other Cordiant companies.

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