Expert advice on it being too hot to work

With the UK gripped by a heatwave and many workers returning to the office this week many employees may be wondering at what point it might become too hot to work. Office workers have certainly been left feeling hot under the collar – and that discomfort might be intensified by the fact they haven’t worn […]

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Travelodge looks to recruit 680 new staff

Travelodge is looking to create 680 new jobs across the UK as it expects ‘staycation season’ to be a busy one this year. The rules of travelling abroad have led a number of holidaymakers to seek breaks in the UK this year – and the chain is expecting a busy summer as a result. Travelodge […]

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Government’s loosening of Covid restrictions a ‘relief’ to Coventry businesses

Companies can now start to plan for the future, say business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire who welcomed the Government’s guidance on the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions. In a news conference on Monday night, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wouldn’t pre-empt whether the final lifting of restrictions would take place on July 19, but […]

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Businesses invited to frank talks with council about future of town centres

Businesses are being invited to join in frank talks with council leaders over the challenges they face and the future of Nuneaton and Bedworth town centres. A series of online sessions are being held for businesses to give their ideas, explain the challenges facing their sector and ask questions about the future of the borough. […]

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The Wave is on the lookout for new lifeguards

If anyone is looking for a summer job at one of the most exciting places in Coventry, they’re in luck – The Wave is hiring new lifeguards. They are looking for people with a recognised lifeguarding qualification to work at The Wave on a full time basis. Applicants will be required to work varying shift […]

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Graduate fights fast fashion with new store at FarGo Village

A Coventry graduate has launched a brand new business, with the aim of providing sustainable clothing as well as skateboarding supplies. Graduate Henry Matthews studied Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Coventry University. And, after graduating earlier this year, he was inspired to open a shop by his Coventry University lecturer, Richard Tomlins. READ MORE: Thousands of […]

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Support call for businesses hit by delay in lockdown lifting

Business leaders are calling for support for companies in Coventry and Warwickshire hit by the delay to the loosening of lockdown restrictions announced yesterday. Boris Johnson revealed that lockdown restrictions will not be eased on June 21, with so-called ‘freedom day’ delayed for a month. The Prime Minister announced that step four of the roadmap […]

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The swimming pool looks amazing at £2.75m country house

An amazing country house in Warwickshire is on the market and includes stables and a sumptuous indoor swimming pool. Witherwell Barn is located just over a mile-and-a-half from Kenilworth in the village of Ashow. The seven-bedroom 7,000 sq ft property is for sale for £2,750,000. It is being sold by Coventry-based Holt Property and can […]

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Royal Mail Easter deliveries and collections

Deliveries and collections by Royal Mail in Coventry and Warwickshire will be changed over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. While postal services usually take place on Friday and Monday, the Bank Holidays mean serivces will not be running as usual. Gifts, cards or usual mail sent across the Easter period could therefore be delayed and […]

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JLR denies allegations it used diesel emissions cheat devices

Jaguar Land Rover has issued an emphatic denial of allegations it used emissions cheat devices in its vehicles and said it will “strongly contest” any legal claims to the contrary. The Coventry car maker has spoken out after London law firm Leigh Day announced that it is investigating allegations regarding the use of emissions cheat […]

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Jobs prospects as demand for electric taxis ramps up

A firm which is making all-electric taxis on the edge of Coventry has revealed plans to create highly skilled engineering jobs as part of its growth plans. Dynamo Motor Company produces the world’s only 100% electric zero emission black cab in the world at its factory on Bayton Road, Exhall. As the company emerges from […]

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Aston Martin posts heavy losses but hope springs from DBX debut

Aston Martin has revealed losses of almost half-a-billion pounds as the pandemic continued to take its toll on the Warwickshire car maker. Losses before tax in 2020 rose to £466m compared with a £120m loss a year earlier. The figures reflect the Gaydon-headquartered firm having to write off almost £100m of investments in scrapped projects, […]

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ADVERTORIAL: 100 doctors, nurses and health care staff sought for NHS jobs

A Coventry recruitment agency has won a major national contract to supply doctors, nurses and allied health care staff to the NHS. Midland Recruitment Group is a specialist staffing supplier to the education, health and social care sector and has 100 immediate vacancies for doctors of all grades, general registered nurses and healthcare assistants in […]

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JLR round-up: New boss’s bold new vision, 2,000 jobs axed and more

Welcome to our regular news round-up relating to all things Jaguar Land Rover. We look at some of the stories about Britain’s biggest car maker, which has its global headquarters in Coventry. It continues to be a challenging time for the company as the automotive industry struggles due to the coronavirus pandemic but there’s also […]

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BMW marks 20 years of engine making in Warwickshire

Many people are aware of BMW’s UK manufacturing presence in the UK through its MINI plant in Oxfordshire but its activities in Warwickshire are sometimes overlooked. BMW Group’s UK engine manufacturing plant is located in Hams Hall near Coleshill in North Warwickshire and this year it marks a major milestone. Officially opening and starting production […]

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Martin Lewis says ALL UK bank customers can get free £125 in cash this month

Everybody loves a freebie and money guru Marin Lewis has shared a hack for bank customers which could net them all £125. Writing in his weekly MoneySavingExpert email Martin shared information about bank account switch rewards. Banks are offering cash incentives when you switch your current account this month, Mr Lewis wrote on MSE this […]

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London taxi maker LEVC expands into Austria

LEVC, the company which makes the iconic London taxi on the edge of Coventry, is expanding its operations into Austria. The company has announced its move into the Austrian market with the appointment of Grünzweig Automobil GmbH as dealers for its vehicles. The dealership is based near Austria’s capital city of Vienna and will offer […]

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Supermarket wages ranked for the major retailers

As supermarkets are currently pretty much the only shops we can go to, you may be wondering what they pay their workers. And as some workers in other industries have been furloughed or made redundant due to the coronavirus lockdown, supermarkets have been taking on more staff, including increasing their numbers of delivery drivers. Quite […]

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Look: New Leamington flats with stunning views

If you’re looking for your next home these new flats in Leamington Spa could be for you. With great views over looking Victoria Park, these 22 flats at AC Lloyd’s Victoria Point offer open plan living, all with outside space. With two of the apartments offering more than 1,000 sq ft of living space and […]

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