Marlie Packer and Poppy Cleall were both part of the England side who made it to the World Cup Final in August.Read the full story ›
Spread over 240 acres and welcoming up to 120,000 visitors, the Royal Cornwall Show is by far the county's biggest agricultural event.Read the full story ›
Around 50 jobs are to be axed at one of Somerset's biggest companies, the shoemakers Clarks, which has its HQ in Street.Read the full story ›
Sports Direct, which has been blighted by uproar over its working conditions, has elected an employee to attend board meetings.Read the full story ›
The South West has seen the biggest rise across the country in the number of women working from home.Read the full story ›
A blind man says he was refused the chance of a job because his prospective employer didn't want a guide dog in the office.Read the full story ›
The MP for Yeovil has welcomed the news of a multimillion pound deal which will safeguard 60 more jobs in the town's helicopter industry.Read the full story ›
Workers at Plymouth's Moneycentre have been warned their jobs could be at risk. It is thought up to 420 posts could be affected.
Staff at the travel insurance company have been told redundancies may be necessary because of current trading conditions. Its parent company says the firm is exploring a number of ways to reduce costs.
The iAero Centre in Yeovil has been approved just weeks after another aerospace firm confirmed it could face closure threatening 230 jobs.Read the full story ›
Employment remains high in the South West, despite 6,000 people losing their jobs between June and August this year.
There’s good news in the South West where there are over 2.7 million people in work, with an employment rate of 76.8% - one of the highest rates for any UK region.
But there’s more to do, particularly when it comes to supporting young people into employment. We want to build a solid base for the future, that’s why today I have announced the roll out of our Jobcentre Plus Support for Schools scheme in England which will give tens of thousands of young people help in taking their first steps into the world of work.