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Tories could hit public sector workers with "regional pay" plan, says Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister says he blocked controversial plan to pay workers in parts of the Midlands less than those in the south

Defender visitor attraction opens at Land Rover's Solihull plant

Land Rover Defender celebrations continue with the recreation of a 1948 production line at the Solihull plant
The Defender tour features a recreation of the 1948 production line which built the Defender’s forerunner - the original Series I Land Rover

Second deal for Mercia Technologies since AIM float

Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies
Warwickshire tech investor makes another investment after raising £70m from initial public offering

NatWest Tower set to be demolished for new building

A dominant feature of Birmingham's skyline, the NatWest Tower looks set to be demolished updated
Property deal in November kick-started rebirth of key city centre business address which has lain vacant for over a decade

Positive outlook for Warwickshire CCC as turnover rises and losses fall

Positive times at Warwickshire CC with Edgbaston hosting some major cricket matches over the next four years
Edgbaston club making 'solid progress' as they prepare for big summer of high-profile matches including the third Ashes Test

How Newman Brothers Coffin Works played a key role in Churchill's state funeral

Examples of Gothic brass handles similar to those used on Churchill's coffin at Newman Brothers Coffin Works
The company made the ornate handles and other fittings for the wartime leader’s coffin as part of ‘Operation Hope Not’
Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies

Second deal for Mercia Technologies since AIM float

Warwickshire tech investor makes another investment after raising £70m from initial public offering

Defender visitor attraction opens at Land Rover's Solihull plant

Land Rover Defender celebrations continue with the recreation of a 1948 production line at the Solihull plant
The Defender tour features a recreation of the 1948 production line which built the Defender’s forerunner - the original Series I Land Rover
Nick Clegg

Tories could hit public sector workers with "regional pay" plan, says Nick Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister says he blocked controversial plan to pay workers in parts of the Midlands less than those in the south

Second deal for Mercia Technologies since AIM float

Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies
Warwickshire tech investor makes another investment after raising £70m from initial public offering

Oppenheimer at The Swan Theatre review: 'dazzling and superbly re-imagined'

This deeply disturbing Tom Morton-Smith play is a jewel in the RSC's crown

Review: Roderick Williams at The Courtyard, Hereford

The baritone gave a stunning performance in front of a welcoming audience in Hereford

Review: Spanish Night by CBSO at Symphony Hall

Javier Perianes
You would expect a concert of Spanish music, in which the conductor and soloists were all from Spain, to rate high in authenticity – and to a large extent this one did.
Catherine Style, John Male, Managing Director, EFG; and Jennifer Morries, at the EFG Independent Financial Advisers reception held at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

EFG holds annual reception for its clients at museum

EFG Independent Financial Advisers held its annual reception for clients, colleagues and intermediaries at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Warwickshire accountants host charity quiz night

Andrew Flynn, Burgis & Bullock; and William Clemmey, Chief Executive, Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs.
Warwickshire-based accountancy firm Burgis & Bullock held its 10th annual quiz night at The Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

Birmingham Press Club's curry cook-off

Nand Ram, Richard McComb, Anita Sharma-James, Paul Fulford and Llewela Bailey take part in the Birmingham Press Club's first ever Curry Cook-Off Challenge at Jojolapa Restaurant in Birmingham.
Wednesbury-based KTC (Edibles) Ltd sponsored Birmingham Press Club's first ever Curry Cook-Off Challenge.
Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies

Second deal for Mercia Technologies since AIM float

Warwickshire tech investor makes another investment after raising £70m from initial public offering

Black Country manufacturer creates jobs and expands factory with £900k funding

David Chance, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking (left), and Ray Andrews, managing director of Midtherm Flue Systems
Midtherm Flue Systems which installed plant at Burj Khalifa secures finance from Lloyds Bank and Regional Growth Fund

Cash raised from £307m NEC Group sale will be used on city council's equal pay claims

The NEC
The NEC Group, the arenas, conference and exhibition centres and linked companies have been sold to private equity firm LDC in a deal worth £307 million

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Land Rover Defender celebrations continue with the recreation of a 1948 production line at the Solihull plant

Defender visitor attraction opens at Land Rover's Solihull plant

Examples of Gothic brass handles similar to those used on Churchill's coffin at Newman Brothers Coffin Works

How Newman Brothers Coffin Works played a key role in Churchill's state funeral

A dominant feature of Birmingham's skyline, the NatWest Tower looks set to be demolished updated

NatWest Tower set to be demolished for new building

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