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Five-bedroom detached home in Leverton Gate, Solihull.

Five-bedroom detached Solihull home has a great location

An pen day is a chance to look round this house for sale in the best place to live in the UK

David Cameron at Fujitsu in Solihull

Cameron calls for more well-paid jobs as average Midlands wage falls

According to figures from the Office for National Statistics wages in the metropolitan area decreased by 11.2 per cent between 2010 and 2014 after accounting for inflation

A parade of Jaguar and Land Rover heritage vehicles at the Lode Lane plant to mark the start of Jaguar production there

Parade of historic Jaguars and Land Rovers made possible thanks to £100m classic car collection purchase

The parade, which took place within the road network of the Lode Lane factory, featured 40 classic Jaguar Land Rover models spanning the decades

The Range Rover Evoque

Larger Evoque tipped to be next addition to Range Rover family

The model tipped to be the next arrival in the Range Rover family is a longer and larger version of the Range Rover Evoque, bridging the gap between the standard version and the Range Rover Sport

Jaguar XEs rolling off the production line in Solihull

Jaguar XE makes history as first Big Cat to be produced in Solihull

Jaguar’s new XE saloon is being produced in all-new production facilities at the Lode Lane plant following an investment of almost £2 billion

Associate Peter Gate, solicitor Vicki Bennett and partner Philip Harrison from Meridian Private Client

Merdian passes the £1m mark for the first time

  • Law

Meridian, which specialises in estate and long-term tax planning for individuals and families, has reported sales of £1,000,526, an increase of five per cent compared with the previous year’s figure

Lord Heseltine says devolution will be coming to the West Midlands

Heseltine: We're talking about devolution for the West Midlands

Major political shake-up on its way for Birmingham and the region according to Tory peer but West Midlands must agree on elected mayor

The team from Fitness First taking part in the 2015 Birmingham 10k Business Challenge

Fitness First on track for Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k

Solihull branch of UK gym chain has a seven-strong team and is putting in the training ahead of next month's Business Challenge

Unit one on Solihull Business Park

Solihull Business Park completes with final letting

Marketing company Innerworkings takes final unit as IM Properties celebrates completion of project 18 months after taking over the site

Lord Michael Heseltine has pledged to hand the region more powers and funding

Lord Heseltine vows to hand West Midlands major powers

Tory heavyweight backs plans for the devolved power and more spending to the region following similar deal for Greater Manchester

Graham Drew, managing director of Secure Trust Bank Asset Finance

Graham Drew to oversee Secure Trust Bank's asset finance arm

Graham Drew, who has been appointed as managing director, is joined by Arthur Burton, who has been appointed risk director for asset finance

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover to double the size of operations at Whitely HQ

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) yesterday announced plans to double the size of its operations at its headquarters at Whitely in Coventry.

Conservative candidate for Solihull in the next General Election Julian Knight

BBC is 'London-Manchester carve up', ex-reporter claims

  • BBC

Julian Knight, the Conservative candidate for Solihull in the General Election, said the BBC’s promise to reach out to the regions was failing

Review: Solihull Choral Society does Mozart Requiem and Vespers

The choral society gave a strong performance at Olton Friary

Paul Lynam, chief executive of Secure Trust Bank

Profits soar at Secure Trust Bank

The challenger bank saw its pre-tax profits for 2014 surge by 53 per cent to £26.1 million while customer numbers grew by 22 per cent to 429,507

The new Land Rover Discovery Sport

Jaguar Land Rover sales dip as car-maker rolls out new models

The unexpected drop was attributed to changes in the firm’s model line-up rather than a turnaround in its fortunes

The Jaguar production line in Castle Bromwich and (inset) Ratan Tata

Britain is being outfought for JLR investment, Ratan Tata claims

Legendary industrialist tells the Post the UK could lose out to Europe or the States in the vehicle maker’s future production plans

West Midlands 'must get act together' if it is to convince Chancellor George Osborne to afford it more powers

Budget 2015: 'West Midlands must get act together' say business leaders

More devolution must come our way after Chancellor announces new backing for 'Northern Powerhouse'

The Edgbaston High School for Girls team which won the heat of ICAEWs national business and accounting competition, BASE

Edgbaston High School for Girls team triumphs in ICAEW’s business and accounting competition

Edgbaston High School for Girls impressed the judges and will go on to represent Birmingham at the national final which takes place at the Metropole Hotel in Solihull in June. This was one of 46 heats attracting nearly 3,000 students around the country

Construction work

Interserve gets go-ahead for new regional headquarters in Solihull

The firm has been given approval to demolish an unoccupied office block near Birmingham International station and replace it with a five-story triangular shaped building

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Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
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Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
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News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor