Lloyds Bank has been fined £28 million for bullying staff to hit targets for seliing dubious financial packages to unwitting customers. RICHARD LUTZ says our banks just can’t keep their noses out of the sewer.
It’s time for Alistair Griffin to sing for his supper, as the singer-songwriter embarks on a UK tour with a difference.
The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) grew by 2.4% in the year to April 2013, down from 2.8% in March.
Opposition councillors on Walsall Council will attempt to unseat the ruling coalition next week following, what they call, ‘a year of incompetence, inaction and increasing indifference.’
West Bromwich arts centre, The Public, has received messages of support from passionate fans following yesterday’s shock announcement by Sandwell Council reviewing the building’s use.
Birmingham City Mission asks supporters to hold ‘100 cake sales in June’
Companies in Walsall owe over £2 million in unpaid business rates while the council makes cuts in public services and care for vulnerable people, claim Walsall’s Labour Group.
Labour party councillors and supporters dressed in pyjamas braved the freezing cold and snow to protest against the ‘bedroom tax’ which comes into affect this week.
Here’s a round up of some reactions to today’s budget speech by George Osborne
Today the Government has endorsed Lord Heseltine’s review “No Stone Unturned”, which recommends a single funding pot strategy for cities.
Figures released today show manufacturing SMEs in the West Midlands are optimistic for growth in 2013,
The Government has today backed Ofgem‟s countdown to simpler, clearer and fairer energy market.
Walsall’s Labour councillors have been told they cannot vote down over £13 million in cuts
West Midlands manufacturers told to make 2013 a year of action, says MAS
A number of changes to waste collection services have been announced by Birmingham City Council in its 2013/14 budget
Alan Clawley wades through the gloom and doom of budget cuts and asks why Sir Albert Bore is predicting the end of local government as we know it.
Money is often in short supply around the festive season so Severn Trent Water is reminding its customers there are a number of ways to help them pay their water bill this Christmas.
Leamington Spa based translation provider Comtec is reinforcing the message that the world is open for trade with Britain after experiencing growth of its own throughout 2012.
A protest was held yesterday evening by the Save Walsall’s Green Spaces and Countryside Services Facebook Group.
Make the most of the rapidly growing social investment market was the key message to come out of the biggest Social Finance Fair ever held outside London yesterday.
Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman reveals that a record number of enquiries were received in the last year from people needing help with their complaint.
Testosterone fuelled young male city traders, on a winning streak, shift their risk preferences and take on too much risk.
The strongest small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the wider Birmingham region are exporting to generate growth – with most of those companies specialising in advanced manufacturing or engineering, according to research
Leading Coventry business recovery specialist, Cranfield, is inspiring other local companies to come together to support the regions involvement in the London 2012 Olympic Games.
With the Eurozone crumbling and billions being allocated to bank bailouts, financial stability might seem out of reach.
Birmingham City Council are proposing to adopt a scheme which will see some of the city’s lowest paid public sector workers receiving substantial wage increases.
“Walsall Council’s attempt to prove that the retail sector in the borough isn’t facing a complete catastrophe has proved a disaster”
St John’s first-ever apprentices are told “you’re hired” – as Solihull hotel makes recruitment process standard policy
Banner Theatre presents the Birmingham premier of FIGHTING THE CUTS
Changes in the ambulance service across the region are to lead to many stations being sold.