The Blue Lagoon has offered to take on staff laid off due to the closure of Watt Brothers. 

The popular chip shop is urging staff to get in touch for a number of roles across four branches in Scotland.

Glasgow shoppers were left devastated after Watt Brothers went into administration on Friday morning, leaving 229 staff across Scotland redundant with immediate effect.

Administrators KPMG say Watt Brothers will continue to trade from the Glasgow store for stock clearance event which began on October 19. 


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Blue Lagoon posted their offer on Facebook on Sunday evening.

They wrote: "FAO Watt Brothers redundant staff; WE ARE HIRING

"We are looking for managers, supervisors, waiting staff, counter assistants & fish fryers for many of our branches.

"We have branches located in Glasgow, Ayr, Stirling & Perth.

"If interested send cv to"

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We previously told how Together Energy also offered jobs to the laid off staff.

They urged staff from the Watt Brothers' Clydebank store to visit their offices and interview for a position. 

Interested staff can visit their officers between 9 and 10am today and tomorrow. 

Together Energy chief executive Paul Richards said: ”We're delighted as a growing company to do our bit.

"We know the quality of customer service delivered by staff at Watt Brothers in Clydebank was terrific and that makes a really good fit for our business."

"We're keen to get staff immediate offers so they are on payroll this month and hopefully even if it's a small amount they can have some wages in their bank at the end of this month.“