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The last loaf has left Birmingham’s Hovis bakery after 70 years – with workers left ‘twiddling their thumbs’ in the canteen on their last day.Read
Banking giant HSBC has revealed more than 1,000 job cuts owing to the “changing nature” of the business.Read
Manufacturing orders plunged to a 30-month low in April but optimism about prospects ensured a mixed overall picture for Britain’s factories.Read
A new innovation that allows companies to process Direct Debits without using banks or PayPal has been lauched in the West Midlands.Read
Midland consumers blighted by Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) mis-selling face a second body-blow as the country’s banks stall for time.Read
Jaguar Land Rover has exhibited its wares in China for the first time since the emerging economy became its largest market.Read
A dairy business employing hundreds of Midland workers has found a novel way of backing up its pension fund – using cheese.Read
MG has unveiled its new MG3 supermini at the Shanghai Motor Show, prior to it being officially launched in the UK and Europe later this year.Read
A Birmingham franchise operator has celebrated the launch of its 40th UK convenience store in its home city.Read
Birmingham-based intellectual property specialist Forresters is going back to its roots with a move to the city’s Colmore business district.Read
A Midland automotive supplier has been boosted by a £310,000 claim for research and development tax relief.Read
Birmingham brewer Davenports has made its first canned lager in more than 30 years – and timed it to coincide with St George’s Day.Read
A London property investment group has boosted its portfolio with the acquisition of 33,000 sq ft at a West Midlands industrial site for an undisclosed sum.Read
A Birmingham property agency has promoted its third female associate partner in 12 months.Read
Engineering giant GKN has seen its profits and trading margins hit by falling demand for vehicles in Europe and Japan – despite a nine per cent revenue rise.Read
Catering group Amadeus has retained the prestegious contract to supply to the Scottish Open golf tournament.Read
Jaguar has officially launched its new F-Type sports car, a vehicle hailed by some as the spiritual successor of the legendary E-Type.
Birmingham could be a world beater when it comes to design, says the woman behind a celebration of the city's creativity. Cillian O'Brien reports.Read
More than 90 West Midlands building workers could be entitled to compensation after they were placed on a secret blacklist naming them as troublemakers.Read
The true devastating impact of benefits cuts in Birmingham can today be revealed with more than 14,000 households facing drastically reduced incomes.Read
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