Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
South West; Devon;
Location of affected unit(s)
Falmouth, Plymouth and Sidmouth
Administrative Services
Office Administrative, Office Support And Other Business Support Activities
Activities Of Call Centres
82.2 - Activities of call centres

250 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
29 September 2005
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Market Reach a call centre operator with telesales operations in Falmouth, Plymouth and Sidmouth has announced that 250 jobs have will be lost at call centres in Devon and Cornwall. The company has gone into liquidation and the workers will not be paid. Workers said it had come as a bolt from the blue and staff were still being taken on this week, 'there was so little warning of what was about to happen that new people were still being taken on on Monday and starting their training.' Plymouth's Chamber of Commerce and the Job Centre said they had heard nothing formal from the firm.


  • 29 September 2005: BBC News


Eurofound (2005), Market Reach, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 62325, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/62325.