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Severn Trent chief executive Liv Garfield is among the top earners at listed companies in the West Midlands

West Midlands chief executives earn 50 times more than staff

Research by the Birmingham Post shows the gap between the top and bottom of the corporate tree is very wide but the regional figure here is dwarfed by the national average

Petalite bids to raise £300k to launch rapid smartphone charger

Leigh Purnell, founder and inventor of Petalite
Birmingham tech company has developed product which can re-charge devices in 15 minutes and is seeking new funding to start mass production

Jaguar Land Rover reveals up to 5,800 cars damaged in Tianjin blasts

Smoke billows from the site of an explosion that reduced a parking lot filled with new cars to charred remains at a warehouse in Tianjin
Hundreds of millions of pounds worth of vehicles have been damaged or destroyed after giant explosions in Tianjin which have so far claimed the lives of 114 people

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Severn Trent chief executive Liv Garfield is among the top earners at listed companies in the West Midlands

West Midlands chief executives earn 50 times more than staff

Research by the Birmingham Post shows the gap between the top and bottom of the corporate tree is very wide but the regional figure here is dwarfed by the national average

Leigh Purnell, founder and inventor of Petalite

Petalite bids to raise £300k to launch rapid smartphone charger

Birmingham tech company has developed product which can re-charge devices in 15 minutes and is seeking new funding to start mass production

Smoke billows from the site of an explosion that reduced a parking lot filled with new cars to charred remains at a warehouse in Tianjin

Jaguar Land Rover reveals up to 5,800 cars damaged in Tianjin blasts

Hundreds of millions of pounds worth of vehicles have been damaged or destroyed after giant explosions in Tianjin which have so far claimed the lives of 114 people

Keith Noronha, managing director of Reynolds

Online brand vision for city cycle maker Reynolds

Design agency Traffic wins brief to promote Hall Green-based manufacturer and boost its digital and online presence

The Jaguar factory in Castle Bromwich

Injured Jaguar worker discharged from hospital

A Jaguar Land Rover spokeswoman confirmed the worker, who has not been named, was discharged on Wednesday from Heartlands Hospital

The Jaguar factory in Castle Bromwich

HSE in contact with Jaguar Land Rover over production line accident where worker was crushed

The Jaguar worker, who has not been named, was working on a section of the line where F-Type bodies and engines are combined

The Jaguar factory in Castle Bromwich

Jaguar worker tells how quick-thinking staff 'saved colleague's life'

Jaguar Land Rover has now launched an investigation into the accident which took place on Monday morning

Phil Davies, relationship director at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, Jonathan Thacker, director of The Walsall Wheelbarrow Company and Lauro Rodi, regional manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance

Funding deal boosts productivity for The Walsall Wheelbarrow Company

The Walsall Wheelbarrow Company has been established for over 20 years

The Jaguar factory in Castle Bromwich

Jaguar Land Rover launches investigation after assembly line worker crushed by F-Type

The worker, who has not been named, was working on a section where F-Type bodies and engines are combined when the car body fell on him

Jacobs Engineering is set to launch a new office in Colmore Square

Jacobs Engineering to create jobs on back of HS2 move

International company expects to grow its Birmingham workforce by around 140 staff with the potential to create hundreds more jobs

The HydraForce plant at the Aston Manufacturing Hub

Recruitment drive as HydraForce moves into new Birmingham plant

The firm now plans to almost double its workforce to 500 in the next three years after relocating to the 120,000 sq ft purpose-built facility

Jaguar Land Rover's Engine Manufacturing Centre at i54 - a new plant is now set to open in Slovakia

Slovakia latest weapon in JLR's global mission

After a battle between several eastern European nations, David Bailey examines the impact following Jaguar Land Rover's decision to open a new plant in Slovakia

The iconic Jaguar leaping cat on a heritage Jaguar at the Land Rover and Jaguar Heritage Driving Experience in Fen End

Jaguar Land Rover unveils Slovakia factory plans

The automotive giant has signed a letter of intent with the Slovak government over a plant in Nitra to be operational by 2018

From left: Mark Parsons, head of Midlands at Lloyds Bank Commercial, Martyn Hughes, group finance director at Sertec, and Chris Pennick, relationship director at Lloyds Bank Commercial

Sertec to create hundreds of new jobs with £20m funding deal

Birmingham manufacturing group teams up with Lloyds Bank Commercial again to support latest expansion following £200m-turnover year

Jaguar Land Rover's China sales slump

Economic slowdown in Far East powerhouse has affected Midlands car-maker with sales dropping to just under 22,000

JLR profits dip as China cools

Prof David Bailey examines the latest set of figures surrounding Jaguar Land Rover's efforts in the Chinese market

Staff-owned manufacturer Alloy Wire invests £700k in expansion

Alloy Wire has invested to increase capacity amid a target of reaching £10 million of annual sales by 2016

Steve Dourass with South and City College Birmingham students and MG Motor UK staff

MG teams-up with South and City College students for social networking campaigns

The Longbridge-based firm’s forthcoming social media campaigns will largely be the work of students at South and City College Birmingham

CGI of the Guhring plant at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Aston

Guhring to invest £12m in Advanced Manufacturing Hub base

German precision engineering firm has become the second foreign business to locate to the manufacturing base in Aston which is expected to create 50 jobs and safeguard a further 75

Robots in action on the Jaguar XE production line in Solihull

Jaguar Land Rover thought to be eyeing Poland or Slovakia for new factory

The move comes as the Midland car-maker continues its rapid growth amid plans to almost double production to 1.5 million vehicles a year

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