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Staff from the Black Country Living Museum collecting the Large Business of the Year award at the 2015 Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards

Black Country Living Museum and Sandwell Women’s Aid recognised at chamber awards

More than 400 people attended the event at Wolverhampton Racecourse on November 19

Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone

£750m boost for Greater Birmingham with enterprise zone expanded

The devolution deal signed yesterday commits to funding the Curzon Street Enterprise Zone extension, which will be a major money-spinner for the region

Cavendish House in Dudley

Cavendish House to be demolished ahead of £50m Dudley regeneration

Commercial property developer Avenbury Properties secured Cavendish House with a £800,000, and will now knock down the seven-storey building

Huw Jenkins (left) from Fit For Nuclear and Alloy Wire's managing director Mark Venables

Alloy Wire targets £60bn nuclear sector

New funding from the Fit For Nuclear programme will see Black Country firm attempt to break into the sector

Chance Brothers Glassworks in Smethwick

Lottery fund supports Chance Brothers Glassworks project

Major new initiative will delve into the history of the famous Black Country manufacturer after the Heritage Lottery Fund awarded £48,000 to charity Made

CGI of the revamped LCP House

£1.5m facelift for London & Cambridge Properties' HQ

Black Country base of property group which was built in the 1960s is to undergo a wholesale revamp

Chris Sutton, director and auctioneer at Aston's, with the extremely rare Elvis acetate

Rare Elvis acetate found in the Black Country could fetch £12,000

An incredibly rare Elvis Presley recording has surfaced in the Black Country and could fetch £12,000 at auction

Caparo loses 323 staff across the Black Country

Administrator PwC confirms 452 job losses UK wide and the closure of plants in the West Midlands as the steel industry continues to suffer

Tax breaks could be handed to steel producers, says Business Secretary Sajid Javid

Business Secretary hints at tax breaks for steel industry

As 1,700 jobs remain under threat in the Midlands following the administration of Caparo, Sajid Javid says tax breaks could be give to steel producers

Gerry Coyne, of the Unite union, pictured outside Caparo Tube Components in Oldbury

Union calls for Government to step-in following collapse of Caparo Industries

More than 1,700 jobs, most of which are in the Black Country, remain in the balance after the engineering group, which comprises 13 firms in the region among others, confirmed PwC as administrator

Leisure boost for £5m Dudley project

Work will start next month to bring three household names to Black Country town after planners award the project the green light

Lord Swraj Paul of Marylebone updated

West Midlands set for major jobs blow as Caparo heads towards collapse

Caparo is understood to be set to go into administration, with the loss of around 1,800 jobs – the majority of which are in Birmingham and the Black Country

David Bucknall, who died aged 76 earlier this year, will be remembered through a scholarship scheme

Birmingham businessman remembered through scholarship scheme

Birmingham businessman David Bucknall is to be remembered through a scholarship scheme set to help underprivileged people pursue careers in property and construction

Justin Urquhart Stewart (Seven Investment Management), Martyn Morgan (QualitySolicitors Talbots) and Peter Bolton King (RICS)

QualitySolicitors Talbots records fee income of more than £8m

  • Law

QualitySolicitors Talbots, which has seven offices across the region, defied a flat property sector by posting a 20 per cent rise in commercial and residential matters

George Green senior partner Paul Bennett with chief executive David Stevenson

George Green appoints David Stevenson as chief executive

  • Law

Mr Stevenson, a solicitor, has spent his entire working life in the legal industry and has been a partner at both Eversheds and Pinsent Masons

Tom Watson

Prime Minister criticises Midland MP Tom Watson over Leon Brittan allegations

Mr Cameron said the West Bromwich East MP should “examine his conscience” for comments about Lord Brittan, the former Home Secretary

Welcome to the West Midlands. From top left, clockwise: Coventry Cathedral, Birmingham's Bullring, Solihull Manor House and the Black Country flag

Which councils have joined the new West Midlands Combined Authority?

Deadline for membership draws near and districts are divided over benefits of joining the new regional authority

Ian Henery of Ian Henery Solicitors

Ian Henery Solicitors celebrates Niche Law Firm of the Year award win

  • Law

The firm’s founder celebrated being shortlisted for three awards

Welcome to the West Midlands. From top left, clockwise: Coventry Cathedral, Birmingham's Bullring, Solihull Manor House and the Black Country flag

Business leaders vow to oppose tax-raising powers for Midland mayor

The Post revealed last week that the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) plans to bring in a “metro mayor” and give them the ability to increase taxes

Manoj Patel (Barclays), Kirpal Delveir (SFE) and Teresa Baffa (Barclays)

Surface Finishing Engineering targeting further growth

Surface Finishing Engineering received funding from Barclays to purchase an 11,000 square foot neighbouring unit


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