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Hong Kong skyline

Birmingham International Holdings accounts reveal level of Trillion Trophy Asia investment

Further loan package of up to £26m was agreed in December

Aston Martin stays ambitious despite massive losses

Luxury car manufacturer plans to release a new model every nine months as it battles to turn around £162m loss

Aston Villa owner Dr Tony Xia

Aston Villa losses TREBLED - even before relegation hit

Massive jump in losses - with turnover expected to suffer further blow from losing Premier League income

Office workers at their desks

West Midlands' gender pay gap is 'highest in UK'

New report by PwC says average female worker in the region would need around £7,300 more a year to achieve parity

Martin Coats and Lorraine Holmes, from the Manufacturing Growth Programme

New £10m fund launched for manufacturers

Pot aims to fill the void left by the Manufacturing Advisory Service which closed in 2015

£110m has been earmarked to revamp Merry Hill

Merry Hill owner to spend £110m on major revamp

Intu increases its funding plans to give Black Country shopping centre a large-scale facelift

Innovation Birmingham Campus is set to almost double by 2020

Innovation Birmingham on hunt for backers to continue expansion

Investment-for-equity bid from campus as it seeks new financial support to almost double the size of technology park

Cleantech for Acceleration 2016 cohort at Innovation Birmingham

New grants for Birmingham energy companies

Investment programme which helps start-up companies in Birmingham move to the next stage has opened for applications

Santander to open new branch in Birmingham

High street bank eyes vacant unit previously occupied by JD in city centre to replace its Bullring branch which closed last year

St Modwen is leading the regeneration of Longbridge

Market factors hit St Modwen profits

Property group behind £1bn Longbridge regeneration sees pre-tax profit tumble despite solid year for revenue

JS Wright's managing director Marcus Aniol (second left) with the management buyout team (from left) Phil Leech, Paul Featherston, Martin Roberts and Andrew Smith

JS Wright undergoes MBO

New future and new-look board for Aston-based mechanical and electrical building services specialist

Council workers pension fund branded an 'expensive folly'

Think tank report into local government pension schemes reignites row over high cost of fund used by 300,000 West Midlands council workers

The team at TSA (from left) associate director Dan Hick and joint managing directors Michael Warburton and Richard Dobson

New Birmingham base for recruitment agency with £4m funding

Yorkshire-based firm secures new funding package from HSBC to support the opening its a new operation in Digbeth

PKF Cooper Parry is moving to One Central Boulevard

New home for PKF Cooper Parry

Accountancy firm to relocate from Edgbaston to Solihull

Birmingham city centre bank branch to close

Small amount of customers using branch and move to online banking is behind decision to close the facility

Former West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace enjoyed one final pay day last year

Bumper pay rise for Jeremy Peace in final year owning West Brom

New accounts show how much former owner was earning and also the club's solid performance off the pitch

The first blood test for postnatal depression has been identified doctors claim

Tax breaks for firms which tackle mental health pledge

Tory mayor candidate makes pledge as new mental health action plan for the West Midlands is launched

Warwickshire CCC posted a loss in its latest financial year

Warwickshire CCC posts a loss after 'most challenging year'

Financial year following the 2015 Ashes series proves a tough one for club as it prepares for more major match cricket

Birmingham City Council has launched a bid to help new businesses

New funding stream for Birmingham businesses

Council teams up with pair of funders to offer finance packages to small and start-up companies from some of city’s poorest neighbourhoods

updated

These are the Birmingham branches HSBC plans to close

Banking group announces more than 60 branches across the UK will shut as 180 jobs hang in the balance

Videos & Photos

An artist's impression of the proposed Tesco store in Hazelwell Lane, Stirchley

Tesco DROPS plans for giant Stirchley store - as Lidl moves in

Range Rover confirms new Velar will be made in Solihull

NatWest Tower demolition breaks the bank

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

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