How we use Cookies

Business

Edgbaston Stadium

Cricket World Cup, Champions Trophy and Ashes head to Edgbaston

Some major cricketing events are heading to Birmingham after the ECB's match allocation was revealed

New future for Louisa Ryland House after sale agreed

Louisa Ryland House
There is much interest in the future of the attractive Grade II-listed building which was named after a major benefactor to Birmingham in the 1800s

Roof work completed at Mailbox Birmingham

The final panel being placed on the roof of the new Mailbox in Birmingham
With a matter of months until the refurbished shopping centre launches the final part of the sky-lit glass roof has been put in place

West Midlands unemployment falls below 7% for first time since 2008

Job Centre
Latest data shows 14,000 people were taken out of joblessness in the region in the past quarter, meaning an overall unemployment rate of 6.8 per cent

Programme details revealed for Birmingham's local TV station

New channel born from the ashes of City TV will broadcast more than 80 hours of television per week

Business In Pictures

The final panel being placed on the roof of the new Mailbox in Birmingham

Roof work completed at Mailbox Birmingham

With a matter of months until the refurbished shopping centre launches the final part of the sky-lit glass roof has been put in place

Pre-Christmas exit as IMI winds down Witton base

Historic manufacturing group brings to a close more than 150 years of industrial heritage at Birmingham base

Orbis advises on sale of TMAT to Blachford Incorporated

Chris Gregory, partner at Orbis
TMAT, based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, designs, engineers and manufactures acoustic components for industrial and agricultural vehicles
David Bailey

Another blow for Rolls-Royce workers at Ansty

It's correct to say that Rolls-Royce faces a number of major headwinds in terms of military defence expenditure cuts, a perceived global slowdown, appreciating currency, and sanctions on Russia which will impact on its business there.

Peru Climate Change conference - limited actions but acronyms aplenty

General business
This latest climate change get-together in Peru has been criticized for its carbon intensity; countless air miles and hotels, fleets of buses to drive everyone around and diesel generators to power the conference venue.

Pre-Christmas exit as IMI winds down Witton base

Historic manufacturing group brings to a close more than 150 years of industrial heritage at Birmingham base

Martin Letza, corporate partner at Shoosmiths' Birmingham office

Shoosmiths team advises ERIKS UK on Timken deal

ERIKS UK is a part of ERIKS NV, an international industrial service provider offering a range of mechanical engineering components and associated technical and logistics services

Ballroom at the Grand Hotel

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces back for 2014

Architecture project has grown and now returns for a second trip around the insides of Birmingham's most interesting buildings

Sultan Choudhury, CEO and director of Islamic Bank of Britain

Islamic Bank of Britain shareholders endorse Al Rayan Bank name change

The change signifies a new chapter in the history of the UK’s only wholly Sharia-compliant retail bank as the European subsidiary of Masraf Al Rayan

Videos & Photos

The court building's Great Hall, stained glass windows run the course of the room and show iconic figures from city's past

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Victoria Law Courts became jewel in 'terracotta city'

Ballroom at the Grand Hotel

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces back for 2014

The final panel being placed on the roof of the new Mailbox in Birmingham

Roof work completed at Mailbox Birmingham

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