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Error leads to redundancy pay delay for Xtra-vision staff

Mistake means process must now be repeated

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
17th April, 2016
Xtra-Vision stores shut their doors recently Pic: RollingNews.ie

More than 500 former staff members of Xtra-vision are facing a delay in receiving their redundancy payments due to an administrative error by the company’s head office.

Xtra-vision’s owner, Hilco Capital, placed the company it bought three years earlier into provisional liquidation in January with the loss of 580 jobs.

However, an error in the way that the company’s head office has calculated redundancy applications on behalf of the liquidator Grant Thornton –...

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