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Jobs boost in borough as 30 new jobs created for Bexley residents

PUBLISHED: 09:59 14 December 2015 | UPDATED: 09:59 14 December 2015

The team at the new store

The team at the new store

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The jobs are part time and full time

Bexley residents have a received a financial boost ahead of Christmas as 30 new jobs were created at the Broadway Shopping Centre.

Full and part time jobs have been created for a store at the Bexleyheath Shopping Centre.

The store opened on November 20, just in time for the Christmas rush.

Manager at the store, Nicky Corbett hinted their could be more jobs coming.

He said: “We’re doing really well and exceeding expectations already, which is a great sign.

“We’re a really close-knit team. The staff trained together in our Bluewater store and have been working closely for three weeks now – they’re all working exceptionally hard and I’m really pleased.

“Currently we’ve provided 30 new jobs but are possibly taking on more.

“It’s very important to us we have the appropriate staffing levels during Christmas. It’s a big boost for the economy.

“The people we’ve already hired are all very local including the junior management team so we’ve provided a lot of opportunities in the local area.”

Peter Sedge, centre manager at Broadway shopping centre said: “This is a great brand and will appeal to our younger fashion conscious shoppers.

“It’s great that they’ve been able to open in time for Christmas, we’re very pleased to welcome the store and all their new staff to Broadway shopping centre.”

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