Mobile phone firm dials up administrators | TheBusinessDesk.com – The Business Desk

Derbyshire mobile phone retailer A1 Comms has called in restructuring experts, putting scores of jobs at risk.
The firm, which has offices in Alfreton, Darley Abbey and Derby, sells mobile phones through its online consumer brands Affordable Mobiles, Buymobiles and Phones.co.uk. It was established in 1997.
The move comes just days after we exclusively revealed that A1 Comms had posted a notice of intention to appoint administrators on Thursday (February 1)
TheBusinessDesk.com understand that SFP Restructuring were appointed as administrators on Friday.
SFP has been contacted for comment; A1 Comms failed to respond to a request for a comment when we contacted the company last week.
In its latest accounts, made up to the end of April 2022, the firm posted revenues of £152m and a profit of £451,992. At the time, A1 Comms employed 155 people.
The company has suffered from poor online reviews for the last few months, with many customers taking to ratings site Trustpilot to complain. One called A1 Comms a “dreadful company to deal with”.

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