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Historic Warwick is the third most expensive area in Britain outside London and the South East

Midland towns most expensive to live outside the South East

Solihull, Warwick and Leamington Spa are among the dearest places to buy in Britain.

Strike action at Pilkington Automotive called off

Trade union and management agree to enter ACAS Conciliation discussions over the current pay proposal amid claims of discrepancies between two sites

Major investment for Birmingham Prototypes

Matt and Mick Adams from Birmingham Prototypes
Sheet metal company ploughs £1.2m into factory expansion and new laser machine to add £2m in sales

More plans for Birmingham student accommodation

This vacant building in Hockley could house 57 student bedrooms
Two new developments have landed with the city council to build on a car park and redevelop a vacant commercial block

Profits up at restaurant group San Carlo

Carlo Distefano managing director of San Carlo Restaurants
Italian chain which was born in Birmingham continues expansion plan with new sites in Turkey and China

Business In Pictures

This vacant building in Hockley could house 57 student bedrooms

More plans for Birmingham student accommodation

Two new developments have landed with the city council to build on a car park and redevelop a vacant commercial block

Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies

Mercia backs Impression Technologies with £1.5m

Henley technology investor takes part in £4m funding round to help aluminium forming company buy a new press facility

Jaguar Land Rover signs partnership to produce vehicles in Austria

The two millionth Land Rover Defender takes shape on the Solihull production line
The partnership has been described as one that will “complement” UK production rather than signalling a move away from the company’s core UK manufacturing base
Climate change

Finally we see wood for the trees in action on climate change

According to UN scientists, deforestation accounts for 10% of global GHG emissions, and is a particular issue in developing countries where land degradation for development, and so-called "slash and burn agriculture", is on the rise.

Business in the Community is good for business

General business
The approach adopted by BitC takes corporate social responsibility to the next level, with a simple desire to tackle a range of issues by mobilising businesses to help leverage their skills to deliver real results for others.
Matt and Mick Adams from Birmingham Prototypes

Major investment for Birmingham Prototypes

Sheet metal company ploughs £1.2m into factory expansion and new laser machine to add £2m in sales

Gary Davie, Shakespeare Martineau

Shakespeare Martineau event marks Employee Ownership Day

The purpose of Employee Ownership Day is to encourage businesses to consider whether employee-ownership could be part of their strategic plan

Jon Griffin in 2000 with the inside track on the soap opera of life at Longbride

40 years of gangsters, rockers and the art of getting a scoop

A life in journalism as Birmingham Post business reporter and columnist Jon Griffin reflects on four decades working for the local press

Carlo Distefano managing director of San Carlo Restaurants

Profits up at restaurant group San Carlo

Italian chain which was born in Birmingham continues expansion plan with new sites in Turkey and China

Videos & Photos

Gavin Davis and John Dennison, BDO.

BDO focuses on IT management for mid-market senior bosses

The two millionth Land Rover Defender takes shape on the Solihull production line

Jaguar Land Rover signs partnership to produce vehicles in Austria

Entrance view of completed hospital

CircleHealth's private hospital plan for Pebble Mill site

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