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Michael Heseltine and George Osborne are transforming local government, but who will be in charge and how much money will they have to spend?Read
Dozens of Midland businesses headed
off on a trade mission to Copenhagen with a view to doing business with
“the happiest country in the world”.Read
Some 162 jobs are to go at the Midland headquarters of a national home insurance and repairs company following a sharp fall in UK customers.Read
Birmingham Airport has announced a new route to the Danish town of Billund from June.Read
One of Birmingham’s oldest stockbrokers – which has been a fixture of the city for nearly 120 years – has collapsed after struggling to pay its debts.Read
An independent Birmingham record shop is bucking the trend for downloads as loyal customers old and new keep returning for their vinyl fix.Read
Residents and businesses in the Jewellery Quarter will get the chance to rule on local planning applications under new proposals.Read
Birmingham Airport was the UK’s most punctual airport in the last quarter of 2012, with 85% of scheduled flights and 84% of charter flights operating on time.Read
A Birmingham law firm whose computers were hacked, resulting in the loss of a vital legal aid contract, has won a landmark High Court battle.Read
Businesspeople who have offered support to the arts against a tough funding backdrop are to be recognised at a ceremony in Birmingham.Read
The Birmingham makers of a mobile app which allows customers to make payments by text message have agreed deals with two major national firms.Read
Unemployment has crept up in the West Midlands in the past quarter – but latest data shows there are 53,000 more people in work in the region than three months ago.Read
Liveblog leading up to and including George Osborne's BudgetRead
A delegation from Birmingham has headed east to showcase the region to Asia’s leading airlines.Read
George Osborne was urged to provide new businesses with loans of up to £20,000 to help them create jobs, as he prepared to deliver his Budget today.Read
George Osborne today promised "a Budget that tackles the economy’s problems head-on, helping those who want to work hard and get on".Read
Luxury Birmingham hotels Malmaison and Hotel du Vin have been bought by an American private equity firm following months of uncertainty and a financial crisis.
Ministers have predicted Birmingham will be first in line for a share of billions of pounds in funding for housing, transport and training.Read
Andy Street, the head of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership, told business leaders in the borough that it forms “a critical part” of the LEP’s workRead
Chancellor George Osborne is announcing radical plans to try to get Britain’s economy growing by diverting billions of pounds to local partnerships of councillors and business leadersRead
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