Min­is­ter vows to help cri­sis firm BiFab

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THE Scot­tish Gov­ern­ment have pledged to to help BiFab af­ter “dis­puted pay­ments” sparked a fi­nan­cial cri­sis at the the en­gi­neer­ing firm.

Econ­omy Sec­re­tary Keith Brown said that while the dif­fi­cul­ties were cen­tred around a con­tract be­tween pri­vate com­pa­nies, min­is­ters would “do what we can to help to try to achieve a so­lu­tion”.

Burn­tis­land Fabri­ca­tions Ltd (BiFab) say they have been left fac­ing a “crit­i­cal cash po­si­tion” as a re­sult of on­go­ing con­tracts, with the firm hav­ing filed a no­tice of in­ten­tion to ap­point ad­min­is­tra­tors.

De­spite the fact they may not get paid, staff there have voted to con­tinue work­ing.

BiFab, who make

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