Birmingham Science Park Aston-based life science company DiscoveRx has marked its most successful year to date, reporting European revenue of £4.2 million – an almost 40 per cent increase over the previous year.Read
With hopes for an enterprise-led recovery resting on businesspeople of all ages and backgrounds, Anna Blackaby meets two Birmingham entrepreneurs who believe you are never too young or old to start your own venture.
Entrepreneurs, particularly in high-tech firms, have “a golden opportunity” to fund and develop their businesses in the Birmingham area, according to the boss of one of the region’s biggest investors in startup companies. Read
Some might assume the milk round is a dying trade – but not Sutton Coldfield businessman Phil Mitchell. Anna Blackaby finds out why he believes there is plenty of life in the doorstep delivery yet
Although it might be a step too far to say measures in the Budget were a victory for the poor put-upon motorist at the petrol pump, the Chancellor did provide some relief for beleaguered drivers by not only postponing next month’s planned fuel duty increase but also cutting the current duty by 1p a litre.Read
The site of a planned major new railway station in Birmingham city centre is favourite to become the city’s first “enterprise zone”, after Chancellor George Osborne unveiled a Budget designed to boost industry.Read