Midlands Business

9,000 chasing 600 Jaguar Land Rover jobs

Jaguar workers accept two-year deal

More than 9,000 people have applied for just 600 manufacturing jobs at Jaguar Land Rover's new engine factory on the border of South Staffordshire and Wolverhampton, it has been revealed.

Poundland hits market at £750m

Poundand chief executive Jim McCarthy

Shares in Poundland went on sale today for the first time – at £3 each – as the booming Black Country firm was valued at £750 million.