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Union on offensive in Jaguar Land Rover pay dispute

JLR bosses accused of investing millions around the world on the back of the sweat of the UK workforce

Queen opens Jaguar Land Rover's new i54 engine plant

Her Majesty's visit comes at difficult time for the company as it continues negotiations with trade unions over pay dispute

Former MG Rover chief's letter sparks call for payout

Former MG Rover chairman John Towers told workers the assets of MGR Capital would be wiped out four years before pocketing £1m
John Towers, one of the notorious Phoenix Four, told former workers the entire assets of subsidiary MGR Capital would be wiped out four years before he pocketed £1m

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Jaguar XE

Union on offensive in Jaguar Land Rover pay dispute

JLR bosses accused of investing millions around the world on the back of the sweat of the UK workforce

Queen opens Jaguar Land Rover's new i54 engine plant

Her Majesty's visit comes at difficult time for the company as it continues negotiations with trade unions over pay dispute

Former MG Rover chairman John Towers told workers the assets of MGR Capital would be wiped out four years before pocketing £1m

Former MG Rover chief's letter sparks call for payout

John Towers, one of the notorious Phoenix Four, told former workers the entire assets of subsidiary MGR Capital would be wiped out four years before he pocketed £1m

Dean Wilson, managing director of D Wilson Architectural Metalwork (jeans) with from left Kailash Parekh, Andy Perry and Graham Nicoll, from Barclays

Barclays backs D Wilson Architectural Metalworks with £1m finance deal

Birmingham manufacturer is aiming to turn over more than £10m after buying new factory site in Smethwick

Land Rover at Lode Lane, Solihull.

Jaguar Land Rover strike threat after unions turn down 14% rise

Three-year pay deal rejected amid concerns over cuts to pensions, starter rates and bonus payments

MG Rover workers at Longbridge in 2005

Former MG Rover bosses to share £6m payout

Phoenix Four and ex-chief executive in line for bumper pay day following deal with liquidator

Women working on a production line at Cadbury's in 1966.

Cadbury Bournville can't return to 'days of women in hair nets'

Cadbury workers must accept owner Mondelez International's modern practices 'ultimatum' to survive, claims MP Steve McCabe.

JLR's new Engine Manufacturing Centre UK has won a national award from RICS

Jaguar Land Rover's new engine plant wins national RICS award

Car-maker's manufacturing hub crowned country's top regeneration project after beating competition from across the country

From left: Luke Neal, of White Rose Chartered Surveyors, Rob Swadkin and Dave Hunt, of Solo Rail, Stuart Haydon, of A&J Mucklow, and Jonathan Robinson, of DTZ

Solo Rail Solutions expands on Long Acre Trading Estate

Rail products firm takes final available units on Birmingham industrial estate

Beverley Nielsen: Is redesigning manufacturing in the UK plausible or a pipedream?

Manufacturing is not appreciated in terms of the talent we need to recruit or the context we use in discussing it.

Lloyds backs Solid State with £4.5m funding deal

Electronic product manufacturer aiming to double sales and continue acquisition trail

Lorraine Holmes, area director of the Manufacturing Advisory Service in the north and west

Manufacturing barometer reveals confidence in revenue rises

Firms predicted a 94 per cent rise in collective turnover and expected staffing levels to increase by 32 per cent over the next four years

Wasps' captain James Haskell

Land Rover unveiled as Wasps' new sponsor

The Midland car-maker said the new deal would complement its existing sponsorship deal with Coventry Rugby Football Club

The Shard, in London, whose Shangri-La Hotel is being supplied by Birmingham silversmith Heritage Collection

Shard hotel supplied by Birmingham silversmith

Shangri-La Hotel places order with Small Heath company Heritage Collection for its restaurant and banqueting facilities

From left: Simon and Michael Hanson, of HCM Engineering, with Rachel Eade from the Manufacturing Advisory Service

HCM Engineering completes £500k investment programme

Manufacturing Advisory Service supports Black Country engineering group as it aims to double company

IMI offloads Eley and Accles & Shelvoke in £42m deal

Engineering group sells 'non-core' businesses to private equity house LDC as it continues five-year plan

The reborn Atalanta

Midlands businessman recreates classic British car killed off by Second World War

Staffordshire businessman Martyn Corfield is set to bring Atalanta Motors back to life after efforts to create one of the supercars of the time were cut short by the outbreak of the Second World War with production ending in 1939.

Land Rover at Lode Lane, Solihull.

Chassis firm agrees Jaguar Land Rover parts deal

Midland manufacturer signs deal to supply parts to build the next generation of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles.

Ian Dury with artefacts found at the archeology dig at the Glasshouse College in Stourbridge.

Earliest remnants of glass industry are rediscovered in Stourbridge

Two of the earliest glass-making furnaces ever discovered in the region have been revealed during a dig in Stourbridge.

Cadbury World's chocolate model of the Library of Birmingham to mark the first anniversary of it opening

Cadbury creates Library of Birmingham out of chocolate

Chocolatiers from the famous Birmingham company crafted the 80cm-tale model to mark the library's first birthday

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48 Frederick Street, Jewellery Quarter

New gallery plans for former Jewellery Quarter factory

Queen opens Jaguar Land Rover's new i54 engine plant

Gillian Wearing, A Real Birmingham Family, 2014, courtesy the artist, Ikon, Birmingham City Council and Arts Council England

New statue unveiled outside Library of Birmingham

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