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'Business boom' responsible for huge jobs boost

Solihull's 59 per cent reduction in unemployment has been put down to the borough's business boom.

MP hails new 640-place uni tech college in Chelmsley Wood

A new university technical college will be opening in Chelmsley Wood next year.

Employment Minister Esther McVey with the MD of AYS Logistics in Solihull

Minister backs Solihull company's 'not just for boys' jobs message

AYS Logistics was the launch pad of a nationwide media campaign to encourage women to enter traditionally male-dominated industries this week.

British aid worker Mark Harvey in the Afghan city of Kabul.

Solihull aid worker will stay in Afghanistan despite horror attacks

Solihull aid worker says he is determined to go on helping

Phone 4 U store in Solihull town centre.

Solihull Phones 4U shops close after crash

Four Phones 4u stores in Solihull have closed for good after the phone chain went into administration.

Phone 4 U store in Solihull town centre.

Solihull jobs under threat after Phones 4u collapse

One of Shirley Parkgate's brand new stores has closed down just months after opening following mobile phone chain Phones 4u going into administration.

Closure threat to Solihull Job Club

Solihull Job Club club is at threat of closure unless more employment seekers use its services.

Solihull Council House

85 jobs to go in £2.5m council cost cuts

Almost 100 Solihull Council jobs are at risk in a £2.5 million cost-cutting drive.

Warwick Crown Court.

Husband and wife jailed for blowing charity money

A CHARITY worker from Solihull and his wife have been jailed after living the high life with £90,000 of stolen money.

Land Rover plant at Lode Lane, Solihull

Anger vented over parking problems next to JLR site.

SOLIHULL MP Lorely Burt is demanding a meeting be set up between residents, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) bosses and Solihull Council to solve ‘once and for all’ the ongoing parking problems in the area.

What's new at Solihull Chamber of Commerce

A CONFERENCE last week focused on further and higher education and the particular problems of student disinterest in taking up manufacturing and engineering degrees.

Paye shake-up comes to Solihull

THE biggest shake up of the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system in nearly 70 years - Real Time Information - is now up and running.

Forum launched in Solihull to help those hit by the recession.

IN the midst of threats to jobs and the rising cost of living, two Solihull residents have launched their own group to boost the self-esteem of those hit by the recession.

Solihull doctor's well-being clinic aims to help people through recession

IN the midst of threats to jobs and the rising cost of living, two Solihull residents have launched their own forum to boost the self esteem of those hit by the recession.

Solihull-based npower named as one of the UK's top employers

SOLIHULL-based npower has been named one of Britain’s Top Employers in a survey of hundreds of leading organisations.

Jane Jackson of Solihull Chamber on the need for business skills

THE Chamber’s latest quarterly economic survey says that skills remain a key issue for businesses.

New employment law courses at Solihull College

A RANGE of employment law courses are to be launched through a new partnership between Solihull College Employer Services and Conker Training Ltd.

Solihull apprentice show hailed a success

SOLIHULL Council Apprenticeship Show 2013 was a huge success, attracting nearly 1,800 parents and young people wanting to find out about apprenticeships and talk to local employers.

Help is at hand for employers looking to recruit

SUCCESS can mean something different to every small business owner. But for many, it can mean enjoying the recognition and turnover that requires taking on more staff just to keep up with demand.

IT giant to close Solihull branch

COMPUTER Sciences Corporation is to shut its Solihull branch after claiming it is no longer economically viable.

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