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Glastonbury revellers to enjoy pints from Birmingham-made steel cups

Hockley-based APS Metal Pressings will supply 200,000 reusable pint pots crafted from British stainless steel to famous arts and music festival

Eighty jobs lost at Froude Hofmann

Administrators appointed at historic engineering firm as the hunt starts in earnest to find a rescue deal for the Worcester-based business

Robots at work at a Jaguar Land Rover factory

Astonishing 300,000 West Midlands jobs at threat from robots of the future

Oxford University academics study looks at types of jobs likely to be automated in years to come

Professor Jason Gardosi (centre) founder of The Perinatal Institute with his team

Birmingham's Perinatal Institute wins Queen's Awards for Enterprise

Health body is among 25 companies from across the West Midlands which have been recognised in the annual list of business excellence

British Gas

Watch: David Cameron vows to help 700 British Gas workers threatened by job losses

Prime Minister says there will be help for Black Country workers who could lose their jobs.

Jobs shed as historic manufacturer set for administration

Froude Hofmann says it has experienced a period of significant losses as it readies itself for administration while the hunt is launched to find a buyer

Warwickshire chief executive Neil Snowball and Marston's chief executive Ralph Findlay celebrate the brewery's sponsorship extension

Warwickshire CCC drinks to Marston's partnership

Historic Black Country brewery extends long-standing relationship with cricket club and will support development of a stadium bar

Bimlendra Jha is the new chief executive of Tata Steel UK

Tata Steel ramps up efforts to sell Black Country factories

New chief executive to run UK arm of steel group while Standard Chartered bank will expand international reach of potential suitors

Map shows where the new West Midlands Interchange would be built

Duke of Westminster behind new West Midlands scheme to create 8,500 jobs

Grosvenor property group is part of a team planning to develop more than 600 acres of land in Staffordshire into a massive freight and logistics operation

The Great Britain Grand Prix at the Silverstone circuit this July

Silverstone owners give green light to Jaguar Land Rover takeover talks

Members of the British Racing Drivers’ Club, which owns the track, have now voted in favour of further exploring a deal with JLR

From left: Chris Sadler, managing director of Sadler's Ales, Paul Keeling, international trade adviser with UKTI West Midlands and Ian King, sales director of Sadler's Ales

Black Country brewery serves up export deal

Sadler's Ales signs agreement to supply bars across Finland with two of its craft beer brands

The last Land Rover Defender came off the production line in January, prompting a spate of thefts

Midlands sees rise in Land Rover Defender thefts

Insurer claims it has seen a increase  in the number of claims from owners of the iconic vehicles after production stopped in January

Tata Steel will begin selling its plants next week - including two in the Black Country

Tata Steel to begin sell off next week

Steel giant which owns two plants in the Black Country confirms launch of process to pull out of its UK operations

Adrian Haller from Bruderer UK (left) with Martin Hinkley of Sertec

Sertec unveils £10m investment

Automotive supplies manufacturer signs largest ever injection of capital into Birmingham factories

From left: Peter Tedd, Matt Harwood and Mark Harwood, from Barkley Plastics

Barkley Plastics secures £1m in contracts

Birmingham manufacturer says it is benefiting from boom in the UK's automotive sector

Dr Ralf Speth, chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover

Birmingham Post Power 250: Automotive

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of automotive

Lord Bamford

Birmingham Post Power 250: Manufacturing

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of manufacturing

Tata Steel sell off could impact 1,000 Black Country jobs

Uncertain future for plants as Jaguar Land Rover owner says it wants to exit the UK steel market and launches bid to offload factories here

Manufacturers are reporting an upturn in fortunes according to new research

West Midlands manufacturers enjoy sale surge - chamber

Latest research suggest nearly half of the region's manufacturers have enjoyed a sales rise in the first quarter of 2016

Black Country Tata Steel plants under threat

Manufacturing giant announces plans to exit UK operations after it was hit by cheap imports and high production costs

Videos & Photos

Richard Beverley, Freeths; Lord Digby Jones; Lee Clifford, Freeths.

Lord Digby Jones tackles issues at law firm's event

The second class pool reopening at Moseley Road Baths in 2012

World Monuments Fund boost to Moseley Road Baths campaign

Shelley Yeomans, Pinsent Mason; Charlotte Bell, Bell Cornwall; Rachel Chapman, Pinsent Mason, attend Bell Cornwall Recruitment's anniversary party at Opus.

Birmingham recruitment firm celebrates ninth anniversary

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