Sadness and anger after Bertrams goes into administration

Sadness and anger after Bertrams goes into administration

Industry figures have spoken of their sadness at Bertrams' fall into administration on Friday (19th June), as well as anger over unpaid bills and unreturned stock. 

Turpin Baker Armstrong has taken over administration of the Norwich wholesaler's business, with company-wide redundancies for staff and an auction of assets including nearly 300,000 books planned for 1st July.

Will Atkinson, m.d. at Atlantic, said: “My heart goes out to the very many people who have lost their jobs. Bertrams have been at the heart of the UK book industry for over 50 years, so seeing it go from a strong family ...

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