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Shabir and Afzal Alimahomed

Rich List 2015: No.42 Afzal and Shabir Alimahomed

Entrepreneurial brothers brought the Euro Packaging business back into their ownership after selling to private equity

A 1956 Rover 90

Is the world ready for the Rover's return?

Speculation is rife the once-proud Midland brand could return after its collapse ten years ago. Enda Mullen talks to experts about whether it could ever happen

Michael Fabricant

MPs opposing HS2 call for taxpayers referendum

The House of Commons will debate and vote on the proposal, which is backed by Staffordshire MP Michael Fabricant (Con, Lichfield)

Sao Paolo in Brazil is an emerging place to do business

Brazil business hub to get more manufacturers exporting to growth nation

The Brazil Business Hub aims to be a “one-stop shop” offering firms a range of support to drum up business in the world’s seventh largest economy.

Birmingham could benefit from the capital's property bubble

Birmingham 'offering strong alternative' to London property bubble

Marketing Birmingham chief says city's rising GVA and redevelopment projects are creating sustainable investment opportunities for global companies

The Jaguar C-X17 SUV concept

Jaguar steps up the Pace

The firm has already invested £1.5 billion in the Solihull plant to enable it to increase production and said this week its workforce there had almost doubled over the past three years to around 9,500

The skyline of Birmingham

Birmingham business facts: 20 things you didn't know about city's private sector

Birmingham has been named in a list of the top 20 cities in Europe for business travel. Here, we look at 20 facts you might not know about business in the city

Inside Jaguar Land Rover's Engine Manufacturing Centre at i54

Jaguar Land Rover unveils record 2014 as China sales soar

The West Midlands’ biggest manufacturer sold 462,678 vehicles around the world last year, which represented its fifth successive year of growth in sales

Phil Burns, managing partner of Clearwater International

Clearwater celebrates a strong 2014

The year saw the creation of the firm from the merger of Clearwater Corporate Finance in the UK with organisations in Spain, Portugal and Denmark - as well as entering into a strategic alliance with Chinese investment bank Interchina

New York Stock Exchange

The future could be mediocre without some radical thinking

Some experts are already signalling that markets could crash this year, with professional investors heading for the exit

MG's new SUV, which is set to make its debut in China as the GTS this spring

MG SUV set to make Chinese debut before going on sale in UK

The new vehicle - which will be known as the GTS in China - is tipped to be unveiled at the Shanghai motor show in April and will go on sale just a month after

CGI of new John Lewis development - one of the most popular stories the Post ran in January

Review of 2014 - January: Rich List, Old Mo wins award and John Lewis takes shape

Our festive look back at the big online news stories of 2014 starts with our annual round up of the region's wealthy, news of a rail track possibly reopening and striking barristers

General business

Peru Climate Change conference - limited actions but acronyms aplenty

This latest climate change get-together in Peru has been criticized for its carbon intensity; countless air miles and hotels, fleets of buses to drive everyone around and diesel generators to power the conference venue.

What does the price of oil really tell us?

There may be a temptation to believe that because the price of oil has dropped dramatically since June we will immediately benefit from lower fuel costs, there are negative aspects such as lower inflation and economic growth.

Paul Noon, UKTI's regional director for the West Midlands

West Midlands export growth slows

Sales to foreign shores fall compared to second quarter, but region remains the UK's strongest in terms of growth in the past year

Lord Bhattacharyya

Industrialist's claims on JLR pay talks were just another stumbling block

Jaguar Land Rover management and unions this week reached a new two-year pay deal, with a rise of 4.5 per cent in the first year of a two-year deal, plus a bonus payment of £825 per worker.

Koolmill's rice milling machines in action in China

Koolmill sells rice milling machines to China

Midland company cracks one of the toughest markets for its produce but said difficulties in accessing funds to expand was hitting its plans to establish a manufacturing base here

Range Rover Evoque

Jaguar Land Rover threatens legal action over 'copycat' claims

Midland manufacturer takes on Chinese car-maker LandWind which it says is producing copies of its popular Evoque model

Inside Jaguar Land Rover's Engine Manufacturing Centre at i54

Iconic British brands thrive and drive forward on global stage

Car giant Jaguar Land Rover is sponsoring the manufacturing category at this year's Birmingham Post Business Awards. Here, the car giant looks back at a period of incomparable success

New Peugeot 108

Peugeot Citroen to cut 90 jobs at Coventry HQ

French car making giant Peugeot Citroen is to cut 90 jobs at its Coventry headquarters.


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