Ex-Smales employee speaks out as 95 workers made redundant after losing Aldi deal

Paul Longley was one of 95 staff who lost their jobs at the company after it lost a major order with Aldi

One of the longest-serving employees at Hull fish supplier Smales has spoken about being made redundant after three decades at the firm.

Paul Longley, 50, started working at Smales when he was a teenager and has reminisced on collecting fish from Hull’s booming markets in the late 1980s.

He was also part of the original team which moved into Smales’ new Witty Street...
source: Hull Daily Mail

2019-09-19 22:05
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