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10:36, 9 DEC 2015
MG Rover workers still owed a payout years after this sorry saga
The Phoenix Four should still do the right thing. By directing the proceeds of the Deloitte fine to former employees, the FRC could show them an example, write Prof David Bailey and Richard Burden MP
Is the world ready for the Rover's return?
Speculation is rife the once-proud Midland brand could return after its collapse ten years ago. Enda Mullen talks to experts about whether it could ever happen
Longbridge job hopes 'dashed by developers' say city councillors
St Modwen's £1 billion regeneration of the south Birmingham town has come under heavy criticism from planners who want to see more industrial development
Dickens of delays as the little men lose out yet again
For the uninitiated, iSoft became a byword in Birmingham and further afield for a financial morass.
£4.5m car auction proves classic stuff
The Lancaster Insurance Classic Car Show saw 65,000 car-lovers head to Birmingham's NEC in an event hailed by organisers as "the best ever".
Next phase of Longbridge redevelopment unveiled
Major transport and digital investments, new residential and office schemes, and improvement work to Longbridge Lane, Tessall Lane and Longbridge Island are on the horizon
The MG Rover Phoenix Four must cough up
The Phoenix Four have finally run out of excuses, and they are about to pocket another million quid each from the wreckage of the car crash that they presided over at MG Rover.
The sorry legacy of MG Rover's Phoenix Four
John Towers, Peter Beale, Nick Stephenson and John Edwards became the unacceptable face of capitalism with the closure of MG Rover nearly ten years ago after racking up debts of more than £1 billion.
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
Former MG Rover bosses to share £6m payout
Phoenix Four and ex-chief executive in line for bumper pay day following deal with liquidator
Ten-year MG Rover pension delay finally resolved with £8m payout
Saga branded an 'impenetrable mess' by MP will see 95 former Longbridge staff receive additional money following 2005 collapse
Jon Griffin: Bringing back the glitz and glamour of the Motor Show
The British Motor Show was an institution for decades. Post-recession, it deserves another outing.
MG Rover pension delay blasted as 'complete mess' by MP
Decade-long wait has no sign of a solution in sight according to Birmingham MP Richard Burden who has attacked delay to resolve payout levels to 96 members of pension scheme
European artists and regeneration experts to light up Longbridge
For nearly a century the area was dominated by one of the largest car factories in the world until the devastating collapse of MG Rover in 2005
Government is trying to destroy Birmingham with cuts, MP claims
Liam Byrne, Labour's MP for Hodge Hill, said the Government was not giving Birmingham a fair deal.
Growth Deal investment programme worth £350 million unveiled
Governments Local Growth Fund to support host of projects in Birmingham and West Midlands including new tram lines and advanced technology centre among many others
Bytesnap Design expands Longbridge base
Embedded systems development company has moved to a new office on Longbridge Technology Park
MG Rover workers' 'astonishing' nine-year pension wait
The near decade-long delay to resolve the level of payments to members of the MG Rover Group Senior Pension Scheme was today branded ‘astonishing’ by Northfield MP Richard Burden
MG Rover pension fund probe delay 'astonishing'
The near decade-long delay to resolve the level of payments to members of the MG Rover Group Senior Pension Scheme was today branded ‘astonishing’ by Northfield MP Richard Burden.
'Offshored' jobs heading back to West Midlands
Rising costs in China and the Far East means a boost for Midlands employment.
Longbridge's £1 billion rejuvenation could take another 20 years, admits developer
Development of 468-acre site complex, which once housed the UK’s most famous car plant, is nearing its halfway aim of creating 10,000 jobs across high-technology, retail and leisure
The curious case of MGR Capital and over £23m
It's now very nearly nine years since MG Rover closed amid debts of more than £1 billion.
MG Motor UK
Northfield MP: Vince Cable 'has washed his hands of MG Rover'
Richard Burden furious as Business Secretary refuses to meet him over using £14m fine to compensate former workers
Jaguar Land Rover
An alternative to the Tata successes of recent years
Tata's takeover of Jaguar Land Rover has been an unqualified triumph, the single biggest industrial UK success story of recent years.