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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

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

The Defender tour features a recreation of the 1948 production line which built the Defender’s forerunner - the original Series I Land Rover

Liliana Mahon (left) and Vicki Bennett who have joined Meridian Private Client

Meridian Private Client appoints two solicitors

  • Law

Vicki Bennett joins from West Midlands-based Higgs & Sons whilst Liliana Mahon has moved from Shoosmiths

Eric Pickles

Beleagured Birmingham City Council's relief at Eric Pickles' team of trouble shooters

Worries that Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles would send some politically motivated gung ho character to stride into town like a new sheriff in Dodge City to clean up the Council House have to some extent been allayed.

Lord Edmiston

Rich List 2015: No.12= - Lord Edmiston

A former finance director at the failed Jensen Motors, Lord Edmiston used his £6,000 redundancy pay to set up International Motors in 1974

Sir Paul Ruddock

Rich List 2015: No.16 - Sir Paul Ruddock

When Northern Rock came crashing down in 2007, Paul Ruddock's Lansdowne Partners hedge fund made a reported £100 million profit after betting on its collapse

Eric Grove

Rich List 2015: No.25= - Eric Grove

Eric Grove - who began his career in the 1950s at Stourport-based Thomas Vale Construction - made his fortune after setting up residential property business Canberra Developments in 1968.

Competition to find Birmingham's best small business with £15,000 prize package

Intuit QuickBooks is inviting SMEs from all sectors to take part

General Election 2015: Bookies tip Labour to win more West Midlands seats

 The Post has looked into the odds of candidates in 25 constituencies in Birmingham and the Black Country and Labour are tipped to gain with UKIP winning none

Job Centre

Huge unemployment fall takes West Midlands' rate lower than London's

The huge fall in people out of work takes the unemployment rate to 6.3 per cent – compared to 9.3 per cent a year before

Lorely Burt

General Election 2015: Bookies predict Conservatives will win Solihull scrap

Liberal Democrat Lorely Burt faces an uphill battle to retain her seat against Conservative challenger Julian Knight in Solihull in the 2015 General Election

Which way will Solihull sway in its decision on whether to join the combined authority?

Osborne backs Solihull's right to decide its future

Chancellor says borough is doing the right thing by delaying its decision on whether to join combined authority for West Midlands

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

The skyline of Birmingham

Birmingham lags behind Coventry in Centre for Cities report

City lags a lowly 50th in report charting growth over the past 10 years - while nearby Coventry is flying high

Steve Goulden, regional sales director for the Midlands at Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance

Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance appoints regional sales director

Mr Goulden has over 19 years’ experience in invoice finance and joins from GE Capital, where he was responsible for business development in the West Midlands and the South West

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)

Edwardian semi-detached in Ashleigh Road, Solihull.

Four-storey Solihull semi has Edwardian elegance

There are many levels to this lovely house in Solihull, and all of them co-ordinated in shades of cream, green and white, writes Alison Jones

Monkspath Business Park in Solihull

Bumper lettings for Monkspath Business Park

GVA and GBR Phoenix Beard secure deals covering ten units at West Midlands industrial park

General business

Examining the productivity dilemma

Contained within the Office for Budget Responsibility's analysis of last December's Autumn Statement there is an assumption that productivity will rise steadily to reach 2% by 2019.

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

In This Week's Paper


Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor