Job News in Bromsgrove


MP Sajid Javid announces the date of this year's Bromsgrove Jobs Fair  Bromsgrove Standard

BROMSGROVE MP Sajid Javid has announced his fifth annual Jobs Fair will take place between 11am and 2pm on April 26 and be free for both exhibitors and ...


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 18:20:17 GMT

Honda workers 'devastated' as Swindon plant faces axe  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Honda is planning to close its plant in Swindon with the loss of more than 3,000 jobs. Workers at the Wiltshire factory told the Press Association they were ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:47:00 GMT

Babcock to axe 150 jobs at Rosyth shipyard  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The loss of skilled jobs is a 'kick in the teeth' to the local workforce, union officials have said.


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 11:45:10 GMT

KFC opens in the Kingfisher Shopping Centre creating 30 new jobs – video  Redditch Standard

THE opening of a £750,000 KFC restaurant in the Kingfisher Shopping Centre has created 30 new jobs for Redditch. The 'finger lickin' good' chicken outlet sits ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:11:12 GMT

Cost reductions at npower likely to affect around 900 jobs  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The retail energy market is 'incredibly tough', said the company.


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Scottish onshore wind energy jobs down a third  Bromsgrove Advertiser

ONS figures show a 29 drop between 2016 and 2017, while offshore wind employment increased by 55.


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

High street 'to shed another 175000 jobs in 2019'  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Retail property values are expected to tumble amid challenges facing the sector.


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Hundreds of people a day quit jobs to care for loved ones, research suggests  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Carers UK also says an increasing number of people are juggling their paid job with caring.


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 02:53:00 GMT

Majority of flybmi staff laid off after airline's collapse  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Hundreds of passengers were left stranded when the firm stopped trading on Sunday.


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:17:00 GMT

First Frankley Skills show aimed at showcasing jobs and training opportunities hailed a great success  Bromsgrove Standard

THE FIRST 'Frankley Skills Show' aimed at providing jobs and opportunities to the community has been hailed a great success, writes Eve Watson. The event ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:06:11 GMT

Ford warns no-deal Brexit would be 'catastrophic' for car industry  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The US firm said it would take 'whatever action' necessary to preserve the competitiveness of its European business.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:24:02 GMT

Trade unions and academics seek ways to adapt to modern economy  Bromsgrove Advertiser

A conference to look at the impact of technology on employment will be held in Glasgow.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:04:00 GMT

Transport Secretary confirms AWPR will be fully open on Tuesday  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The completion of the 36-mile Aberdeen bypass has been hit by delays.


Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:17:00 GMT

Millions to be spent on motorway junction upgrades  Bromsgrove Advertiser

MILLIONS of pounds are set to be invested into improving two Worcester motorway junctions, including junction 4 of the M5 – the site of numerous…


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Public campaign urged to save rail depot with almost 200 jobs at risk  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The RMT says plans by Gemini Rail Services to shut the Springburn site are 'an act of industrial vandalism'.


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:08:02 GMT

Volunteers wanted to help this year's bid for Bloom gold glory  Bromsgrove Advertiser

DO you love plants and gardening? Do you believe that improving the green spaces of Malvern will help to make the community a better place to live…


Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:01:00 GMT

'Bitter disappointment' as Airbus ends superjumbo production  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Union leaders said they will be seeking assurances on jobs and future work.


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 07:58:31 GMT

No-deal Brexit 'live risk' to Scottish economy, warns chief economist  Bromsgrove Advertiser

A State of the Economy report highlighted business activity softening towards the end of 2018, with business confidence also becoming weaker.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 11:42:38 GMT

Probation services firm collapses after 'disastrous' Grayling privatisation  Bromsgrove Advertiser

A probation services provider has gone into administration after what union bosses called a “disastrous privatisation programme” under former justice secretary ...


Sat, 16 Feb 2019 09:23:25 GMT

Demand for staff grows as labour market tightens  Bromsgrove Advertiser

IT and computing saw the highest level of permanent vacancies in January, according to a bank survey.


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

BT contributes £1.2 billion to Scottish economy, report suggests  Bromsgrove Advertiser

It indicates the firm was responsible for every £1 in £110 produced north of the border for the 2017-18 financial year.


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Bromsgrove's Alan Willis diets to become a better man  Bromsgrove Advertiser

ALAN Willis is less of a man than he used to be these days but all the better for it.


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

77 jobs transferred from Droitwich to Worcester as Kimal prepares to move into new £13.2million unit  Droitwich Standard

A COUNTY company will move 77 jobs from Droitwich to Worcester as it prepares to move into a new £13.2million unit in the Faithful City. Kimal, which supplies ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Up to 9000 Tesco jobs at risk amid changes to stores and head office  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The overhaul includes the closure of deli counters in 90 stores.


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 14:57:00 GMT

Jobless total in Scotland drops below 100000 for first time  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Official figures showed 99000 Scots were unemployed over the period September to November last year.


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Record 32.5m people in work as average earnings outpace inflation  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Unemployment increased by 8000 to 1.37m, although the total is 68000 lower than a year ago, said the Office for National Statistics.


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:53:38 GMT

No-deal Brexit a 'catastrophe', Scottish and Welsh leaders warn  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The first minsters of Scotland and Wales issued a joint statement urging Theresa May to drop the no-deal option as there is 'no time to waste'.


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 00:04:00 GMT

Rise in number of head teachers working in multiple schools  Bromsgrove Advertiser

A Freedom of Information request showed primary school head teachers made up the majority of those working in more than one school.


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:17:27 GMT

May faces fresh Commons attempt to block a no-deal Brexit  Bromsgrove Advertiser

A cross-party group of MPs is to launch a *fresh* attempt to prevent a no-deal Brexit if Theresa May cannot reach an agreement with Brussels by mid-March.


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 21:29:27 GMT

Group's challenge over handling of Aberdeen stadium application under way  Bromsgrove Advertiser

No Kingsford Stadium (NKS) has taken its case to the Court of Session in Edinburgh.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

What the papers say – February 5  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Liam Neeson's racially-charged comments on revenge are covered widely.


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:23:00 GMT

Corbyn sets out five Brexit demands 'to bring country together'  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The Labour leader has written to the Prime Minister calling for a change in her stance on EU withdrawal.


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 22:07:00 GMT

Labour's northern leaders demand £70bn post-Brexit investment plan for region  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Andy Burnham, Steve Rotheram and Judith Blake are coming together to to make sure their areas are not forgotten in the row over exiting the EU.


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 00:03:00 GMT

Nigeria delays presidential election for a week amid 'challenges'  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The country's electoral commission said the move was 'necessary for successful delivery of the elections and the consolidation of our…


Sat, 16 Feb 2019 07:01:55 GMT

Campaigners welcome Supreme Court ruling on criminal records disclosure scheme  Bromsgrove Advertiser

They have urged the Government to carry out a review following a decision that the scheme is 'disproportionate' in two areas.


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Government not ruling out no-deal Brexit, Number 10 insists  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Eurosceptic Tories are threatening to rebel over a motion tabled by Theresa May in a Commons vote on Thursday.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:39:50 GMT

Coal-fired power station in Nottinghamshire to close  Bromsgrove Advertiser

EDF said the decision was made because of challenging market conditions.


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

British Airways staffs flight with couples to mark Valentine's Day  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Their schedule meant they could enjoy a romantic getaway in the Argentine capital after their shift.


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 07:57:00 GMT

'Positive meeting' over future of at-risk paper mill  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Representatives from Arjowiggins, the Scottish Government, administrators and unions all met to discuss Stoneywood Mill in Aberdeen.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Glass bottles should be in drinks containers deposit scheme, say Tories  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The party also wants the initiative to be rolled out across the UK to help boost recycling.


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 11:18:00 GMT

Car industry on red alert as production slumps, SMMT warns  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Investment by car companies halved in 2018 to £588m as firms hold off making decisions amid continued Brexit uncertainty.


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Irish border trade at all-time high  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Cross-border trade in goods has been growing at an average rate of 4 a year over the past 20 years.


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Cake chain Patisserie Valerie gobbled up by Irish private equity firm  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Dublin-based Causeway Capital Partners now owns the company.


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:05:50 GMT

Ayrshire investment can have 'transformative' impact, minister claims  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Michael Matheson says he will specify the projects to benefit from the Scottish Government's £100 million contribution as soon as possible.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:48:00 GMT

New jobs to be made available in Longbridge Technology Park development  Bromsgrove Advertiser

MORE than 150 jobs are to come to the area after new office development attracts consultancy firm.


Sun, 06 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Up to 200 jobs to be axed at Worcestershire County Council  Bromsgrove Advertiser

AS many as 200 jobs are set to be slashed at Worcestershire County Council after an email was sent by the chief executive asking staff if they want…


Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Worcestershire County Council staff 'demoralised' by job cuts announcement  Bromsgrove Advertiser

STAFF morale at Worcestershire County Council is said to be 'at an all time low', after it was announced 200 jobs are set to be axed.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Early risers less prone to mental health problems – study  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Experts found the retina in the eye has an impact on the body clock.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 16:08:00 GMT

Jeremy Corbyn urges snap election as he meets charities battling austerity  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The Labour leader accused the SNP of passing on Conservative cuts as he visited community groups in Glasgow.


Sat, 02 Feb 2019 17:00:13 GMT

John Humphrys jokes about departure from Today programme  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The veteran broadcaster plans to quit the Today programme this year.


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:18:00 GMT

Pope praises girl who evaded security to give him letter  Bromsgrove Advertiser

'This child has a future,' Francis told reporters.


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 20:57:00 GMT

Communities to benefit from schemes to ease traffic delays  GOV.UK

Highways England is investing more than £7 million in a series of schemes that will improve journeys, generate jobs and help unlock plans to build homes.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Care home for elderly ordered to make immediate improvements  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The Care Inspectorate has demanded changes at the Banks O'Dee home in Aberdeen.


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Recruitment day to showcase jobs at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust  Bromsgrove Advertiser

A RECRUITMENT day will showcase nursing jobs at the Alex, Kidderminster and Worcestershire Royal hospitals on Wednesday, September 19.


Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Scottish businessman Liam Kane dies following short illness  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The former managing director of the Mirror Group (Scotland) was in charge of delivering the Millennium Dome in London.


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:27:00 GMT

Back to work: How will US government recover after longest shutdown?  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The longest shutdown in American history is officially over.


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:47:00 GMT

Third of businesses 'could shift operations abroad because of Brexit'  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Small firms were almost twice as likely to be actively considering the prospect, a study suggested.


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Highways England announces £3m funding to improve junctions  Worcester News

MILLIONS of pounds are set to be invested into improving two Worcester motorway junctions, including junction 4 of the M5 – the site of numerous…


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

SNP to table amendment to 'stop the clock' on Brexit  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The party said its MPs will also back amendments from Labour's Yvette Cooper and Conservative former attorney general Dominic Grieve.


Sun, 27 Jan 2019 00:03:00 GMT

No-deal Brexit would knock 4.25 percentage points off Irish GDP  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Given Ireland's unique economic exposure to the UK, the impact would be disproportionate compared to the rest of the EU.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

National news: Over 200 jobs at risk as Asda closes depot  Bromsgrove Advertiser

THE future of more than 200 Asda workers has been thrown into doubt with the confirmation that a North London delivery depot will close.


Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Former SNP MP Angus Robertson heads new polling and research organisation  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Mr Robertson said that Progress Scotland would help 'prepare the case for Scotland to progress towards independence'.


Sun, 03 Feb 2019 10:44:01 GMT

Home Bargains opens new store in Bromsgrove Retail Park, creating up to 40 jobs | Bromsgrove  Bromsgrove Advertiser

A NEW £800000 Home Bargains store has opened in Bromsgrove.


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Childcare group fears closure due to Stormont impasse  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Voluntary groups across the country are awaiting a decision from the Northern Ireland Secretary on the public spending budget for next year.


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 11:14:53 GMT

Nicola Sturgeon to attend business leaders' event in London  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The Burns Supper will mark the launch of a prospectus designed to promote the strengths of the financial services industry in Scotland.


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Ayrshire 'institution' to close with 81 jobs lost at department store  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Hourstons will cease trading on February 7 after more than 100 years in Ayr town centre.


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 17:53:39 GMT

Further probe launched into KPMG's audits for Carillion  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The Financial Reporting Council revealed it opened a further probe last November after KPMG 'self-reported' material.


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Criminal record declaration putting off good job applicants, firms warned  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Managers are urged to find more supportive ways to discuss potential recruits' backgrounds.


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 12:16:34 GMT

KFC to open at Longbridge Shopping Centre  Bromsgrove Advertiser

FAST food restaurant KFC will be coming to Longbridge Shopping Centre.


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Rivendell children's home in Bromsgrove to close as part of Worcestershire County Council's plan to save £1 million | Bromsgrove  Bromsgrove Advertiser

RIVENDELL children's home in Bromsgrove is closing next year as part of an effort to save the council more than £1 million.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid sends a special Christmas message  Bromsgrove Advertiser

I'D like to wish all of my constituents a wonderful Christmas.


Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Hundreds of jobs to go as Philips opts to shut baby bottle factory  Bromsgrove Advertiser

The decision comes just months after the company's boss expressed concerns about Brexit.


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:21:54 GMT

Home Bargains signs up to Bromsgrove Retail Park  Bromsgrove Advertiser

HOME Bargains is the latest store to sign up to Bromsgrove Retail Park.


Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Worcestershire County Council gritters officially on standby  Bromsgrove Advertiser

GRITTING teams in Worcestershire are already on standby, despite temperatures remaining comfortably above zero.


Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Pizzeria opens in Aston Fields, creating 10 new jobs  Bromsgrove Advertiser

INSPIRED by the success of their first restaurant on the high street, four friends from Bromsgrove have opened a traditional pizzeria in Aston…


Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Lidl will open in Bromsgrove next week  Bromsgrove Advertiser

THE open date for Bromsgrove's new Lidl supermarket has been announced.


Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Former Bromsgrove council house site to be demolished for new homes | Bromsgrove  Bromsgrove Advertiser

REDEVELOPMENT plans have been announced for the old council house site on Burcot Lane.


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Food Warehouse is coming to Bromsgrove Retail Park  Bromsgrove Advertiser

ICELAND supermarket has today announced it is opening a Food Warehouse at Bromsgrove Retail Park - bringing 30 new jobs to the area.


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Iceland open new Food Warehouse in Bromsgrove | Bromsgrove Advertiser  Bromsgrove Advertiser

A FOOD Warehouse, costing three quarters of a million pounds, has officially opened at Bromsgrove Retail Park.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Artrix soft play area removed over safety concerns  Bromsgrove Advertiser

THE indoor play area at Bromsgrove's Artrix arts centre has been removed after a review found the play equipment did not fully comply with British…


Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Christmas bin collection dates released for Bromsgrove and Redditch | Bromsgrove  Bromsgrove Advertiser

BIN collection dates over the Christmas period for Bromsgrove and Redditch have been released. Both councils advise residents to make use of the…


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Community bus launched after successful fundraising by Bromsgrove residents  Bromsgrove Advertiser

RESIDENTS of Bromsgrove are being thanked after a fundraising campaign provided funds for a new minibus for the community.


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Rock Choir offer free taster session to Bromsgrove and Redditch residents  Bromsgrove Advertiser

RESIDENTS of Bromsgrove and Redditch are invited to take part in a free session with the UK's largest contemporary choir, Rock Choir.


Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

A taste of the continent at Bromsgrove Market  Bromsgrove Advertiser

THE town's high street market is offering a taste of Spain, France and Greece at a specialist three-day event.


Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

New community music project for young musicians launches in Bromsgrove  Bromsgrove Advertiser

A NEW community project, aimed at making music more accessible to some young people in Bromsgrove, launches this month.


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Man shot by police in Bromsgrove | Bromsgrove  Bromsgrove Advertiser

A MAN needed surgery after being shot by police in Bromsgrove.


Sun, 04 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Tributes to Tom Jones will be removed from bridge  Bromsgrove Advertiser

FLOWERS left in memory of Bromsgrove teenager Tom Jones on Worcester's Sabrina Bridge will be removed this week.


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Bromsgrove residents' fears over 'library staff cuts'  Bromsgrove Standard

THERE were angry reactions at Bromsgrove Library last Friday when Worcestershire County Council chiefs revealed it could stay open – but at a cost of staff ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Gun found at scene of Bromsgrove shooting  Worcester News

A GUN was found after a man was shot by armed officers in Worcestershire, a police watchdog has said.


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Bromsgrove Christmas Lights Switch On taking place Saturday, November 17  Worcester News

CHRISTMAS officially starts next week in Bromsgrove with the annual lights switch on events returning to the town centre, and Rubery.


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Christmas rubbish collection dates released for Bromsgrove and Redditch | Redditch  Redditch Advertiser

BIN collection dates over the Christmas period for Bromsgrove and Redditch have been released.


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

NEWS 15 th Oct, 2018 Bromsgrove's Prezzo restaurant is set to close  Bromsgrove Standard

BROMSGROVE'S Prezzo restaurant is set to close, the firm has confirmed. We were told by a resident it would happen early next month but the company said 'it ...


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Hundreds join vigils for Tom Jones in Worcester and Bromsgrove  Worcester News

Hundreds of people are lining Sabrina bridge in a vigil for student Tom Jones. People have also joined a vigil near to his home in Bromsgrove. 10:41pm.


Sun, 30 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Crash drink-driver last night was twice over the legal limit  Worcester News

This was the scene of a crash last night as the result of drink-driving in Bromsgrove.


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Investigation into the police shooting in Bromsgrove  Worcester News

AN investigation has begun into the non-fatal shooting of a man by armed police in Bromsgrove on Sunday (November 4) morning.


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Redditch vegan to open Nature's Intention zero waste shop in Bromsgrove | Redditch  Redditch Advertiser

A VEGAN from Redditch is opening her own zero waste vegan-friendly shop in Bromsgrove this month.


Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

'Predatory' teacher Richard Knight jailed for targeting 'vulnerable' pupils at Bromsgrove School  Malvern Gazette

A FORMER music teacher has been jailed for two years after having affairs with two teenage pupils at the school where he worked.


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Man and woman wanted for questioning after series of thefts in Bromsgrove  Redditch Advertiser

A MAN and a woman are wanted for questioning by West Mercia Police after a series of thefts in the area.


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Bromsgrove Council set to launch its own housing firm  Worcester News

BROMSGROVE District Council is forging ahead with plans to set up its own housing company, starting with the development of its old headquarters in…


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Lidl supermarket confirmed for Bromsgrove Retail Park, bringing 40 new jobs to the town  Bromsgrove Standard

SUPERMARKET Lidl has confirmed it will be coming to the Bromsgrove Retail Park creating 40 new jobs. IM Properties which is managing the £4million ...


Thu, 04 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT