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Jon Griffin

Jon Griffin

Jon Griffin has been a business writer at the Birmingham Post and Mail since 1998. He began his career at the Peterborough Evening Telegraph in 1975 then worked from 1978-79 for the Birmingham Evening Mail. He later joined the Coventry Evening Telegraph as a trainee sub-editor then the Wolverhampton Express and Star from 1980 before rejoining the Mail in April 1996.

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Simon Price, CEO of cutlery firm Arthur Price

Arthur Price eyes Far East with new orders in China

Luxury cutlery firm is tapping into fascination with British manufacturing by branching out into Chinese markets

iMend mobile repair business on the rise

Couple who launched call-put service to fix broken mobiles says business is booming with 500 repairs a week

Villa Park.

Whole new ball game for Aston Villa as it trains budding accountants

Aston Villa Football Club teams up with college to offer career opportunities to disadvantaged youths

Derek John Morris

Tributes to Midland skate maker who got Europe rolling

Derek Morris, the man behind Solihull-based Morris Vulcan Ltd and MV Sports and Leisure, helped transform the UK’s toy industry over several decades.

CGI of the new motorway services on the M42 near Catherine de Barnes

Plans in for new M42 motorway services

Region's next services near Birmingham Airport could be open by the end of 2017 and are expected to attract 80,000 vehicles a week

JLR staff in row over Ramadan breaks

Workers claim some Muslims were passing out due to heat in factories run by luxury car maker

Trade union members have voted in favour of strike action in an indicative ballot over possible job losses at the University of Birmingham

Lecturers at University of Birmingham vote 'yes' in strike ballot

Members of University and College Union return positive results in indicative ballot over potential loss of dozens of jobs

John Bull (Ray Egan) placed a wreath outside the gates of HP Sauce in Newtown on the day the former sauce works was to be demolished

Goodbye to all that

Business journalist and Post columnist Jon Griffin takes a look back on his time reporting the city's ever-changing corporate community

Victoria Carpets in Kidderminster

Victoria Carpets rolls out news of £10 million investment for stable footing

Last year Victoria reported pre-tax profits of £2.3 million, up from losses of £3.3 million for the same period in 2013

Pilkington staff strike over pay dispute

Workers at Kings Norton factory claim they are being paid £3,000 a year less than colleagues in Redditch doing the same job

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