Employees at JCB have voted to work shorter hours for the next three months to save jobs of colleagues at risk of compulsory redundancy.Read the full story ›
A jobs fair for workers facing redundancy at Goodyear is to be held at Dunstall Racecourse later.
In October the firm's bosses announced that more than 330 staff will lose their jobs during a phased closure throughout 2016.
Goodyear have been manufacturing tyres and compounds in Wolverhampton for 88 years.
The first staff will go on December 31st.
Almost 80 jobs have been saved at a division of the Black Country-based steel group Caparo, after a deal with a Spanish company.Read the full story ›
Three former directors at the parcel delivery firm City Link have been cleared of breaching labour relations law when firm collapsed last Christmas Eve.
In the West Midlands, more than four hundred of those who lost their jobs were based at its headquarters in Coventry. Staff at depots in Birmingham, Stafford, Shrewsbury and West Bromwich also lost their jobs on New Years Eve, along with 143 staff at depots in Nottingham, Peterborough, Lincoln and Northampton.
David Smith, Robert Peto and Thomas Wright were accused of failing to give 45 days notice of the dismissals. The judge said all three gave evidence that they genuinely believed a buyer could be found.
Chris Halpin reports.
Eighty community projects across the West Midlands have been awarded almost £4.7 million from the Big Lottery Fund.Read the full story ›
Leicester's economy has been given a dramatic boost thanks to a number of high profile events this year, like the reinterment of Richard III and the Rugby World Cup.
The city council says visitors from all over the world are continuing to flock to Leicester. Record crowds turned out this weekend for the annual Diwali Lights Switch on, and businesses say they're booming. Rajiv Popat reports
Employees at S&A foods have been told they will lose their jobs after the company confirmed it is going into administration.Read the full story ›
Two West Midland areas have been named the least prosperous parts of the UK in a new report examining income and happiness.Read the full story ›
Birmingham Airport has lost out to Manchester in securing direct scheduled flights to China, ITV News Central can exclusively reveal.Read the full story ›