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Fears have arisen that the historic Wedgwood Collection will be sold off

Appeal to stop prized Wedgwood Collection from being sold

The Wedgwood Museum pottery collection faces going under the hammer to pay off the ceramics firm’s pension bill

Ian Callum and Classic Motor Cars redesign Mark 2 Jaguar

Ian Callum, Jaguar Cars' director of design with the redesigned and re-engineered Mark 2 by Callum
The special Mark 2 by Callum Jaguar saloon - an 18-month project - was unveiled at the opening of the company’s new headquarters in Bridgnorth

Smith Cooper supports MBO at Evac+Chair

Mark Wallace, managing director at Evac+Chair, and Ed Saunders, tax advisory partner at Smith Cooper
In the wake of the deal the firm is now focusing on growing the global reach of its Emergency Solutions brand

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Fears have arisen that the historic Wedgwood Collection will be sold off

Appeal to stop prized Wedgwood Collection from being sold

The Wedgwood Museum pottery collection faces going under the hammer to pay off the ceramics firm’s pension bill

Ian Callum, Jaguar Cars' director of design with the redesigned and re-engineered Mark 2 by Callum

Ian Callum and Classic Motor Cars redesign Mark 2 Jaguar

The special Mark 2 by Callum Jaguar saloon - an 18-month project - was unveiled at the opening of the company’s new headquarters in Bridgnorth

Mark Wallace, managing director at Evac+Chair, and Ed Saunders, tax advisory partner at Smith Cooper

Smith Cooper supports MBO at Evac+Chair

In the wake of the deal the firm is now focusing on growing the global reach of its Emergency Solutions brand

Victoria Carpets in Kidderminster

Victoria Carpets returns to black under new management

Victoria Carpets in Kidderminster saw posted a pre-tax profit of £2.3 million, up from a loss of £3.3 million in 2013

David Spears (left) and Rowan Crozier from Brandauer

New man at helm of Brandauer

David Spears brings an end to 13-year tenure but will stay on in non-executive position

SS Pussiewillow II, with Rowland Emett.

Blue plaque to honour Birmingham inventor Rowland Emett

The plaque will be unveiled at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Simon Millard, managing director of BuyWindowsOnline.co.uk (left), with DTZ's Jonathan Robinson outside the firm's new showroom in Erdington

BuyWindowsOnline opens new showroom

Manufacturing group launches new base in Erdington to showcase door and window range

New £3.2m funding deal from Santander for MSS Lasers

Warwickshire laser cutting machine outfit set to hire six new staff and bolster operations in UK and Spain

Russell Walker, managing director of Atwell International which has secured a new £600,000 funding package from Santander

Santander backs Atwell International with £600,000 funding deal

Worcestershire manufacturing group will use new capital to expand in Asia, Europe and North American markets

Bear Grylls has been appointed as a global brand ambassador for Land Rover

Bear Grylls becomes Land Rover ambassador

Land Rover said the broadcaster and survival specialist had been chosen for the role as he embodies the firm’s ‘Above and Beyond’ spirit

MG Rover MG6

MG on right road with special edition sales

Brand's range launched for 90th anniversary proving very popular as car are almost sold out

Manufacturing pay rises outpace wider economy

The EEF said the figure had increased from 2.4% last year, while pay deferments and freezes had continued to fall

The Total Control model made by Aga which has seen domestic sales rise by nearly 10 per cent in the first half of 2014

Domestic sales boost as Aga Rangemaster benefits from 'market wind'

Strong UK performance helps turnover as pre-tax losses are also reduced at luxury cooker brand

Jeremy Cope, of Smith Cooper, which has helped Turbosmart UK launches a new base in Birmingham

Turbosmart opens new base in Birmingham

Manufacturing group launches dedicated base in city to support UK target European and Middle East markets

Managing director Robert Smith (left) and technical director Paul Bailey, of Complex Cold Forming, which has secured a £1.2m funding deal with HSBC

Complex Cold Forming secures new funding deal with HSBC

Black Country manufacturing group set to create 15 new jobs on the back of contract wins with firms such as Ford

CGI of the new HydraForce factory at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub

HydraForce's expansion means hundreds of new jobs

Hydraulic firm announces work will start on new manufacturing hub in Aston next month

Signing the record-breaking contract (from left) Jo Hardy, Telent, Leon Daniels, Transport for London, Paul Owen and Mark Plato, Telent and David Taylor, Telent

Telent wins £100m Transport for London contract

Communications infrastructure group to upgrade and maintain capital's traffic signals

Joe Cunningham, a masonic mounter with Toye & Co which is set to delist in September after 11 years as a plc

Toye & Co sets delist date

Historic manufacturing group announces final day of trading after 11 years on stock exchange as chairman wins bid to take company private

Judges, staff and Entrepreneurs in Residence at Innovation Birmingham Campus (from left) Paul Adams, Ian French, Stephen Harris, Katharine Fuller, Richard Davies, Glenn Barrowman and Catherine Shelley

Green start-ups to share £100,000 funding

Nine businesses on Low Carbon Accelerator programme share funding pot to aid their research and development

Midland engineers call for UK infrastructure authority

Manufacturers' organisation the EEF published a paper this week aimed at ending decades of "political wrangling and poor planning"

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The new Land Rover Discovery Sport

Land Rover unveils new Discovery Sport

Moseley Folk Festival

Moseley Folk Festival proves a musical delight

Ian Callum, Jaguar Cars' director of design with the redesigned and re-engineered Mark 2 by Callum

Ian Callum and Classic Motor Cars redesign Mark 2 Jaguar

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