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JLR throws down the gauntlet to government

Professor David Bailey examines the latest noises coming from Jaguar Land Rover about its plans to conquer the electric vehicle market

Loss of Madin landmark spoils enlightened plans

Joe Holyoak laments the likely loss of yet another building designed by renowned Birmingham architect John Madin

Chancellor Philip Hammond failed to 'pull any rabbits out of the hat'

No rabbits out of the hat as Britain faces Brexit black hole

Prof David Bailey digests the potential impact of the Autumn Statement and the lack of any big surprises    

Time for hard questions over how we treat each other post-Brexit

Niall Crowley, from Invoke Democracy Now, says the Brexit vote at least prompted people into debating politics

Jaguar I-Pace Concept

Jaguar gets ready to charge (quite literally)

Prof David Bailey paints a positive future for Jaguar as it dips its toe into the electric vehicle waters

Peter Ferrari, chief executive of AshbyCapital

Comment: Invest in Birmingham as companies turn attention away from London

Investing in Birmingham's commercial property market is essential for the city to remain attractive to major occupiers, says head of adviser AshbyCapital Peter Ferrari

Hawker Yard pop-up idea is long-term winner

Architect Joe Holyoak assesses whether so-called 'pop-up architecture' is a great answer to the problem of unused space

MG3 3Style

Déjà vu all over again in Longbridge?

Shanghai Auto pulls the plug on MG assembly at Longbridge and leaves Prof David Bailey pondering the reasons behind and fallout from the decision

The next generation of driverless vehicle launched by RDM Group at Automechanika at the NEC

Follow that (driverless) cab!

Whilst on secondment for a month in Singapore, Professor David Bailey has spotted a driverless taxi being trialled in a small area of the city.

West Bromwich Albion are the third West Midlands club to be acquired by Chinese investors

Opinion: China wants to be football superpower on back of our clubs

Dr Kurt Yang Liu from Birmingham Business School discusses the obvious appeal of English and European football clubs to Chinese investors

Inside Jaguar Land Rover's Engine Manufacturing Centre at i54

Brexit: what next for UK auto?

Prof David Bailey argues it doesn't have to be all doom and gloom following the UK's decision to exit the European Union

The old Typhoo Tea factory in Digbeth could finally have a bright future

New future for Typhoo Wharf is my cup of tea

Architect Joe Holyoak gives a firm thumbs up to plans to inject new life into former tea factory in Digbeth

No surprise that UK auto industry backs staying in Europe

Professor David Bailey gives a run through of what firms and unions have been saying, and what employers have said in letters to workers regarding the referendum.

Speaking at the Birmingham Post Business Awards 2014 is Selim Ozturk, from main sponsor Turkish Airlines

How doing business in Birmingham can be better than London - according to Turkish Airlines' regional boss

Turkish Airlines' General Manager Selim Ozburk reveals passion for city ahead of sponsoring BPBA 2016

Land Rover Discovery Sport

New models power JLR sales growth

Professor David Bailey on the growth of Jaguar Land Rover's retail sales figures

Rimstock Takeover: New investment in Midlands' automotive supply chain

Professor David Bailey gives his view on the takeover of the UK premium maker and supplier of alloy wheels

UCB is hoping to close Holland Street

Privatising Jewellery Quarter street is a dangerous road to go down

Architect Joe Holyoak takes a dim view of University College Birmingham's plan to close a Jewellery Quarter street in a bid to safeguard its students

A setter operator at work at a manufacturing company

UK industry slides into third recession in the last decade

David Bailey looks at the latest official data showing that UK industry is sliding into its third recession.

West Midlands benefits from European investment more than UK average

Over a six-year period,  the West Midlands received £239.5 million in European Social Fund grants and £315.9 million in European Regional Development Fund grants

Steel: A good first step, but Government must steel itself for further action

David Bailey on the progress still needed on the ‘5 Asks’ for the UK steel industry

Videos & Photos

Legoland is set to open at the Barclaycard Arena

Birmingham set to get its own Legoland

Asha's chicken biryani with three years matured Basmati rice, flavoured with cardamom, saffron and cloves. Plus raita and Awadh gravy.

This Indian restaurant has been named best in West Midlands

M&S food store and café ready to launch in Mere Green

In This Week's Paper

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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