October 31 2014 Latest news:
Aviva boss Mark Wilson said a 15pc rise in new business in the year to date was further proof that the firm’s turnaround strategy was working.
Businesses are being urged to follow the lead of companies such as Aviva and sign up to a campaign to pay a Living Wage to staff.
Campaigners against a “crazy idea” to turn council offices into a pub have warned it would make life hell for elderly and frail neighbours.
Union officials will be holding talks next week at the threatened Westwick Heinz factory.
The winner of this year’s Denise Anderson Award for Outstanding Achievement, Gregory Darling, said it gave him “huge satisfaction” leading a business bringing so much money, employment and benefit to the region.