Relais Group initiates co-operation negotiations concerning Group’s Finnish operations

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Relais Group Plc   

Company release 27.3.2020 at 2.00 p.m. EET

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Relais Group Plc’ subsidiary Startax Finland Oy (“Company”), initiates co-operation negotiations concerning the company’s entire personnel.

By initiating the co-operation negotiations, the company is preparing for possible changes in customers’ orders and deliveries due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the financial and production-related impacts caused by those, such as a temporary decrease in the conditions for providing employment. The preliminary estimate is that the measures can lead to lay-offs for a fixed term of 90 days at most, either full- or part-time. The negotiations concern 101 employees in Finland. The negotiations will commence on 1 April 2020.

Corresponding precautionary measures will also be taken in the company’s foreign subsidiaries.


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Relais Group Plc, CEO Arni Ekholm
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Relais Group Plc in brief

Relais Group Plc is an importer and technical wholesaler that actively develops its vehicle spare parts and electrical equipment business in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Relais Group creates added value for its customers by offering vehicle spare parts, electrical equipment, and specialist services throughout the lifecycle of vehicles in a reliable, efficient and timely manner. As a strongly growth-oriented company, Relais Group aims to be an industry forerunner in the vehicle lifecycle enhancement business. The net sales of Relais Group were EUR 98.9 million in 2019. The company employed 258 people across five countries on 31 December 2019.