South West

  • Regional job losses mount up, Dorset incomes the highest and SW private sector rents increase the most in the UK June, 2020

    The SW aerospace industry continues to be buffeted by the pandemic.  At Filton, 295 jobs are threatened at Airbus with a further c1,000 indirect jobs at risk in the regional supply chain.   Rolls Royce has also confirmed the locations of the job losses it is to make this year. Last month the Derby-based firm said 9,000 jobs were to be cut, mostly in its Civil Aerospace division, of these c50 roles will go in Bristol. Voluntary redundancies will be available in Civil Aerospace and the scheme is also open to some of the Bristol-based workforce engaged in Manufacturing, Assembly and Test. In the...