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Jim Ratcliffe, the founder and chairman of Ineos

Billionaire plans new vehicle inspired by Land Rover Defender

Jim Ratcliffe claims the car will be a "major improvement" on previous incarnations of the famous model

A promotional picture of Lego Factory at the Legoland Discovery Centre in Manchester

Killjoy residents want Birmingham's Legoland stopped - because of sound of happy children

Apartment block's representative says noise from crowds of children going to new Lego centre at Barclaycard Arena  will upset residents

Why this accountancy practice is hoping to scoop more accolades

Award-winning PKF Cooper Parry has its eyes set on a new trophy

Why Stirchley protesters don't want Lidl store

Protests as residents call on budget supermarket chain to think over its plan for Stirchley store

Rob Valentine from Bruntwood (left) has won the 2016 Birmingham Post/CBRE Office Watch competition, with CBRE's Will Ventham

Bruntwood's Valentine wins Office Watch competition

Second time Rob Valentine has taken home the spoils from the annual Birmingham Post/CBRE competition

Birmingham Airport enjoyed a record January

Record month for Birmingham Airport

Passenger figures up to more than 775,000 to make it the busiest start to a year on record for transport hub

Aston Villa's New Street store, which has now closed

This is why Aston Villa have closed down their city centre store in New Street

Villa intend to focus their efforts on the stadium shop

Mary Millington, Paul Thompson, Nicole Thompson, Andy Stylianou.

Get A-Head charity ball raises £45,000

Local charity Get A-Head raised over £45,000 at their Variety Ball

Anita Bhalla, Andy Street, Ellen McAdam, Jonnie Turpie.

Guests raise £11,000 at BMAG dinner auction

Birmingham’s business community helped to raise over £11,000 at a fundraising dinner auction held at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

These are the new shops coming to Birmingham in 2017

Big shopping developments and quirky independent launches

How Aldi is defending its controversial Great Barr store

The company hit back after city planning officers concluded the store, to be sited in Old Horns Crescent, should not go ahead

Tony Bingham, Philip Harris, Wright Hassall; David Emery, Virtechs; Richard Threlfall, KPMG.

Construction experts look to the future

Around 80 professionals attended Wright Hassall's conference, ‘‘UK construction industry – open for business’’, held at Maple House in Birmingham

Mike Bandar (left) and James Vardy, co-founders of Hopper

Birmingham tech firm launches Instagram scheduling app

Hopper expands its product portfolio following success of desktop device which allows Instagram users to schedule posts

Birmingham housing market set to outperform UK average

New report from JLL says urban locations such as Birmingham will continue to push house price growth forecasts above the UK average

Black Country jobs saved with £100m rescue deal

Tata Steel sells speciality steels division after launching hunt to find a buyer almost a year ago

British Airways returns to Birmingham Airport after a decade away

BA to launch four new summer-only services after last operating from Birmingham Airport in 2007

Aldi's revised plan for a new store is due to be rejected

Controversial new Aldi store set for rejection again

City planners have recommended latest attempt by budget supermarket to open in Great Barr should be thrown out

Birmingham's Legoland set for green light - bringing a jobs boost

Barclaycard Arena will be host to only the second Legoland discovery centre in the UK featuring indoor rides and 4D cinema

Plans for a new flagship H&M store to open in Birmingham’s old BHS building

Big plans for city centre shopping

Why your AA breakdown cover could be about to rise

The warnings come after the Government doubled the tax rate on insurance policies in less than two years

Videos & Photos

Battered fish on a toasted bap with lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce - the FLT

Jewellery Quarter restaurant Fishylicious in shock closure

Big changes are planned at John Lewis

John Lewis places 770 jobs under threat

Major Birmingham housing plan set to be thrown out

In This Week's Paper


Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor