Agilent agony

ONE of Queensferry's biggest employers has announced that around half of its workforce is facing redundancy.

Agilent Technologies, a spin-off of electronics giant Hewlett-Packard, is poised to axe up to 200 jobs at the plant.

The grim announce-ment was followed this week by news that 700 manufacturing jobs will also go at an HP plant in Erskine.


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