UPDATE: Worcester engineering firm set for administration putting 100 jobs at risk

A CITY engineering firm looks set to go into administration putting up to 100 jobs at risk, the Worcester News has learned.

Froude Hofmann, based at the Blackpole Trading Estate, has confirmed it has been having financial difficulties, and has now begun a process of appointing administrators.

The Worcester News has been told staff at the company, which designs and manufactures engine testing systems for firms including Jaguar Land Rover, learned they were being laid off when they went into work on Monday morning, and were sent home.

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