Indian-owned Tata Steel has announced it's cutting 120 jobs in the West Midlands, as part of a re-structuring process.
Our subsidiary UK Steel Enterprise will be looking at how it can provide more support to local steel communities and stimulate new jobs following today's announcement.We will strengthen this work with a further £650,000 to help them create new jobs in affected areas.We will do everything we can to reduce the impact of the proposals on employees and, where possible, we will look to achieve job losses through voluntary redundancies.
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