Nearly 100 jobs are at risk in the Borders after a coat hanger firm announced restructuring plans.

Mainetti has said it will start consultation about the plans to consolidate UK operations to Wrexham.

The move affects 96 production, warehouse and operations staff in Jedburgh who are at risk of redundancy.

The company said finance and sales staff in the Borders were not involved. It hopes to sell the site to another firm needing more space in the town.

“Our proposal is that Emtelle will take over the factory space that is vacated and Mainetti will rent space back from them,” said regional managing director James Hutchison.

“Emtelle will have an immediate requirement for staff and some Mainetti employees will transfer to them.

“Mainetti will also support staff who wish to relocate

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