News Burst: Express Web staff consider legal battle

Legal fight back may follow liquidation announcement

Staff at the Daily Express newspaper's Web sites said Wednesday they were considering legal action after the sites were put into liquidation.

The sites were sold off to SP Investment, a subsidiary of financial advisor Seymour Pierce, in November to reduce costs after Richard Desmond's Northern & Shell acquired Express Newspapers.

Following a rushed meeting Tuesday, staff said they would seek legal advice on the deal which has left many with no hope of redundancy payment.

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