A man from Birmingham, who had his van broken into, is encouraging people to sign a petition asking for tougher sentences for tool theft.Read the full story ›
Sheehans Music store, which has operated in Leicester for 32 years has closed down.
It comes a day after department store Fenwick said it was going to close its store in the city.
In a statement on their Facebook page, the company said "It is with great sadness that we have to tell you that Sheehans has closed down."
We would like to thank everyone who has been part of the Sheehans story during the last 32 years. We have had some great times together. We will post a further announcement in the next few days to let you know about arrangements for instrument rentals and repairs.
Shareholders have accused Mr Hellawell, 74, of overseeing a "catalogue of governance and operational failures" during his tenure.Read the full story ›
The Leicestershire-headquartered retailer said the year ahead would be "challenging" after a fall in sales in the run-up to ChristmasRead the full story ›
More than 5,000 workers at manufacturing giant JCB are to receive a £400 Christmas bonus.
The pay out was confirmed today and means employees at the firm's 11 plants in Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Wrexham will share in a festive bonus pot worth more than £2million.
The news follows a vote by workers earlier this week in favour of a 2.2% pay rise.
Chief executive Graeme Macdonald said: "While global construction equipment markets have remained fragile during 2016, JCB has made some good progress and has grown its share in a declining market."
"We expect continued market fragility next year but we enter 2017 with a degree of confidence driven by the recent introduction of innovative new products."
Members of Unite employed by Wincanton based at a distribution centre near Burton on Trent in Staffordshire voted in favour of deal.Read the full story ›
European Professional Club Rugby receive an application from billionaire Mohed Altrad to purchase a majority stake in Gloucester Rugby.Read the full story ›
A shortage of jobs in the West Midlands was a significant factor behind support for Brexit, a report says.Read the full story ›