The Communities and local Government Secretary Eric Pickles recently turned down the proposed 'Coventry Gateway' scheme.
Orthodoxy suggests that strategy can be reduced to 'standard' components which any student, of organisational leader, simply has to understand and, depending on the circumstances, apply.
Copying the Canary Wharf model and its reliance on financial services is not the path Birmingham should be treading, argues Coun John Clancy
If the recent fall in global oil prices is sustained it could have a big impact on the affordability of UK renewables subsidies.
At the moment everyone seems to be waiting for a 'game changer' in terms of a big breakthrough in battery technology which could see consumers switch over in a big way.
Optimists argue that a number of things will occur militating against the normal problems associated with falling prices.
Despite attempts by 'wildcards' Eurosport and beIN Sports, the status quo was maintained as BT Sport and Sky maintain their coverage of England's top flight
The benefits of driverless cars are plentiful and more of a reality than we might realise, argues Professor David Bailey
London Taxi Company seem intent on building a new plant near Coventry, at the Ansty site, near to the Manufacturing Technology Centre and the Rolls-Royce operation.
The Phoenix Four should still do the right thing. By directing the proceeds of the Deloitte fine to former employees, the FRC could show them an example, write Prof David Bailey and Richard Burden MP
With Birmingham recently named as the Start-up hotspot for the second year in a row, and the UK's most investable city, there's no shortage of positive messages to give.
Jon Griffin visits China to see the opening a major new factory b engineering firm Covpress
Business columnist Jon Griffin is in China with a delegation from Midland engineering firm Covpress
Dongying prepared to play host to a historic factory opening which marks the latest milestone in UK-Chinese trade relations.
The region’s other manufacturing businesses should take note and encouragement from what Cadbury's American parent company is achieving.
The victory by anti-austerity party Syriza will see Alexis Tsipras lead Syriza on the promise it will renegotiate the terms of the bailout Greece has received
The passing of former Birmingham Post crime reporter Harry Hawkes at the age of 86 marks another severance of a link to an era routinely viewed as a golden age for newspaper journalism.
Frequently change is driven by a plethora of headlines based on reports based on data showing why it should happen.
Rebalancing the economy of the UK has become the new orthodoxy among all political parties. Rebalancing back towards more manufacturing, certainly.
The culture of mob rule via social media is starting to irk Birmingham Post columnist Jon Griffin