The Poundland stores impacted are: Nottingham - Chilwell RP, Pontefract, Rotherham - Parkgate RP, Kings Lynn - Vancouver SC, Meadowhall SC, Hammersmith - Kings Street, Farnham, Ilford - The Mall SC, Watford - 77 High Street, Whitehaven, Carlisle - Scotch Street, Wick RP, Gateshead Team Valley RP, York - Monks Cross RP, Barrow-in-Furness - Hindpool RP, Truro, Falmouth, Christchurch, Swansea - Fforestfach RP, Ebbw Vale FOC, Newport - Spytty RP, Droylsden, Ormskirk - Two Saints RP, Chester - Old Sealand RP, Sutton Coldfield, Oswestry, Selly Oak RP, Crewe, Yardley - Swan SC, Manchester Arndale SC, Walsall - Saddlers SC, Birmingham - Corporation Street (small). All will close for the foreseeable future and jobs will be protected through the government payment scheme.

At least they're not getting laid off permanently which is a good thing.