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Black Country Living Museum to create retro town in £10 million expansion plan

The ambitious project has been given the green light thanks to lottery funding

The M6 Toll will remain under private ownership following a buyout deal updated

M6 Toll sold to Australian investors

IFM which co-owns Manchester Airport and Anglian Water is behind the deal to keep the toll motorway in private hands

LDC launches Backing Business Ambition tour in the West Midlands

LDC is searching the entrepreneurial heartlands of England, Scotland and Wales to uncover and showcase Britain’s most inspiring and ambitious businesses

Unity Trust Bank is making business banking better for SMEs and helping society - here's how

Unity Trust Bank Chief Executive Margaret Willis tells how they are helping SMEs and the community

From left: Ingenuity Digital Holdings' management team Julie Wood, Dean Skidmore, Lisa Higham, Dennis Engel, Richard Ellis and Ian Lloyd

New Birmingham funder launches with first deal

Frontier Development Capital backs team at digital agency Ingenuity to undergo a management buyout

BMW workers have already held industrial action at Hams Hall

BMW pension offer rejected by trade union

Unite held consultative ballot over car maker's proposals to close final salary scheme

Fort Dunlop, Birmingham

Finance firm leaves Birmingham for new home

Insurance broker Premium Choice has decided to relocate from Castle Bromwich for a new home near Wolverhampton city centre

Wavenet chief executive Bill Dawson

Wavenet continues acquisition spree

Solihull technology firm makes second deal of 2017 following £35m management buyout last year

The team from ART Business Loans (from left): Graham Donaldson, Martin Edmonds, Roz Haque, Andy King, Chris Allen-Lloyd, Barbara Seaton and chief executive Steve Walker

Landmark birthday for ART Business Loans

Finance body set up to help city's small businesses access finance is celebrating 20 years of support

Overseas investment increases to region's auto companies

Ten per cent increase in the number of foreign direct investments coming into the West Midlands

Angus Drummond, founder of Limitless Travel, speaking at the Pitch@Palace event earlier this year

Sky's the limit for Birmingham travel agency

Company which offers holidays geared towards people with disabilities takes share of £450,000 funding pot

HSBC offering bonuses to entice staff to Birmingham

Bank is reportedly asking staff to persuade reluctant colleagues to move to the city from London

Investigation into state aid for Jaguar Land Rover's Slovakian factory

EU Commission is looking into plans by the Slovakian government to grant £108 million to car maker for new factory in Nitra

Loan firm agrees new Birmingham office deal

Everyday Loans is latest tenant to sign up to Livery Place

Jumpstart's Birmingham team (from left): Wendy Smith, Scott Henderson and Sandy Findlay

Jumpstart launches new Birmingham city centre base

Scottish financial services firm is aiming to tap into region's manufacturing and engineering heritage to help companies with tax relief

Swoopos secures new funding for national launch

Birmingham-based mobile payment app will use newly secured capital to support rollout of technology to clients nationally

Halfords hit by weak pound as profit dips

Retailer sees overall revenue rise but timing of Easter and 2016 Brexit vote damages pre-tax profit

Birmingham and the West Midlands continue to attract foreign investment

West Midlands still a major draw for foreign investment

New report says region attracted a record amount of overseas investment with 26 different countries committing to West Midlands during past year

The Jaguar F-Pace and Land Rover Discovery

Jaguar Land Rover posts huge profit rise and record sales

Luxury car manufacturer sees sales in China rise by a third as profit stays above the £1.6bn mark

Staff from the Canal & River Trust and National Trust are joined by heritage working boat volunteers and canoeists from B-Row to celebrate the £2.5 million Heritage Lottery Fund grant

Roundhouse receives £2.5m lottery cash for major regeneration

Confirmation of funding means 1870s former stables can be fully reborn as a visitor and commercial hub

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Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
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Business Reporter
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Business Reporter
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Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
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Ben Hurst
News Editor
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Political Editor