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National Express signs landmark deal with Highways Agency

Coach giant on the right road to ease congestion after agreeing deal to receive early warnings of congestion to enable evasive action

Green light for £36m shake-up of city's leisure facilities

Birmingham City Council rubber stamps project which will include five rebuilt or new swimming pools

PwC grows revenue to £2.8bn

Mark Smith, regional chairman of PwC in the Midlands
Midlands arm of financial services firm reports seven per cent rise in turnover

Jones Lang LaSalle promotes seven in Birmingham

Ian Cornock (red tie), Jones Lang LaSalle's Midlands region lead director, with the newly promoted team in Birmingham (from left) Dan Powers, Shirley Greenlees, Steven Jaggers, Ben Kelly, Sarra Mason, Vicky Beach and Richard Sykes
National director role for capital markets team leader while six others step up at Church Street office

National Express signs landmark deal with Highways Agency

Coach giant on the right road to ease congestion after agreeing deal to receive early warnings of congestion to enable evasive action

Business In Pictures

Ian Cornock (red tie), Jones Lang LaSalle's Midlands region lead director, with the newly promoted team in Birmingham (from left) Dan Powers, Shirley Greenlees, Steven Jaggers, Ben Kelly, Sarra Mason, Vicky Beach and Richard Sykes

Jones Lang LaSalle promotes seven in Birmingham

National director role for capital markets team leader while six others step up at Church Street office

Alan Hudson, AFH Financial

AFH Financial acquires Hindsight Financial Services

Worcestershire wealth management firm continues acquisition trail with latest buyout

City TV collapsed owing creditors £170,000

Former councillor Alan Rudge has been left £25,000 out of pocket by the collapse of City TV
Failed TV firm ran up debts over several years had even begun broadcasting following successful bid to win local TV licence

Stuart Wallace: Fiscal change on the Scottish horizon

Whatever the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum, fiscal change is coming north of the border, argues Stuart Wallace

David Bailey: However Scotland votes, regional devolution should be back on agenda

Regardless of which way the vote falls, the debate of regional devolution must be placed firmly back on the agenda, argues David Bailey.

The new Jaguar XE

Jaguar XE creating 4,000 Midland jobs

First Jaguar to be built at Land Rover factory in Solihull will generate thousands of jobs in the region, both directly and through partners and supply chain in biggest manufacturing employment boost for decades

Chord Investments' St Paul's Place mixed-use scheme in the Jewellery Quarter

Shoosmiths advises Chord Investments on St Paul's Place deal

The Jewellery Quarter scheme combines 148 apartments and a substantial commercial office space off St Paul's Square

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Picture: Michael Bulbenko

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak appearing at National Entrepreneurs Convention in Birmingham

Mr Wozniak, who built the first Macintosh computer in a garage, alongside his friend Steve Jobs, is appearing at the National Entrepreneurs Convention

Darren Billinge, Lloyds Bank, Phil Westwood, Dunwood, and Keith Moore, Lloyds Bank

Lloyds backs Dunwood Travel's expansion

Dunwood Travel offers holidays for the over 50s, including coach travel, day trips and mini-breaks across the UK, and has additional sales teams operating from offices in Nuneaton and Coventry

Videos & Photos

The steel frame of the new Assay Office in Icknield Street

That giant steel frame on Icknield Street? It's the new Assay Office building taking shape

Portrait of Sir Benjamin Stone

Sir Benjamin Stone exhibition gives snapshot of Brazil's history

Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders exhibition at Library of Birmingham ahead of second series

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

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