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Sertec Group completes WILD automotive takeover to create £250m giant 

26 Aug

The Jaguar Land Rover supplier has bought Midlands firm WILD automotive creating a roup with 10 manufacturing plants across the UK, Germany and Hungary...


Airport’s profits soar during successful year 

25 Aug

PROFITS at Birmingham Airport have soared by nearly £10m as its passenger numbers continue to set new records.


Major fire severely damages popular restaurant 

25 Aug

A BLACK Country restaurant has been severely damaged in a major fire overnight.


Stourbridge fire protection specialists reward staff’s long service 

24 Aug

A STOURBRIDGE fire protection and detection specialist firm has recognised and rewarded employees for decades of commitment to the company at an awards ceremony.


New finance chief at Carillion 

24 Aug

Zafar Khan will replace Richard Adam when he retires later this year...


Revenues up 10% at Carillion 

24 Aug

STRONG growth in its support services operation has led to a 10% first half revenue boost for construction and facilities management group Carillion.


Lower sterling benefiting manufacturing exports claims CBI 

23 Aug

DOUBTS about the robustness of the manufacturing industry have been dispelled slightly after new figures showed output in the sector continuing to grow.


Stourbridge recruitment experts join Midlands manufacturing hub 

23 Aug

A STOURBRIDGE recruitment consultancy has been announced as the latest member of a new support collective designed to help manufacturers grow.


Birmingham Airport records busiest year in its history 

23 Aug

Eleven million passengers have passed through the transport hub since August 2015 with the airport now targeting 12 million over next year...


New first for Jaguar Land Rover as it offers completely digital sales option 

22 Aug

JAGUAR LAND ROVER has become the UKs first premium carmaker to offer a fully online purchasing package.


Birmingham Airport scales new heights after processing a record number of passengers 

22 Aug

BIRMINGHAM Airport has recorded its busiest-ever 12-month period, processing more than 11 million passengers.


Bosses celebrate as Stourbridge financial advisory firm named best in West Midlands 

22 Aug

THE future looks bright for a Stourbridge financial advisor firm after being named the best in the region at a prestigious national awards.


Brierley Hill law firm strengthen with new summer appointments 

19 Aug

A BRIERLEY Hill law firm’s employment and private client teams is strengthening this summer with two new appointments.


Centenary Square makeover gets the go ahead despite some concerns 

19 Aug

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a major makeover of Birminghams Centenary Square have been approved despite concerns by come city councillors that the designs are dull and boring.


Motoring: Morgan EV3; Range Rover Sport; Only Fools’ E-Type 

19 Aug

TWO of Britains best known brands have united for a new project celebrating both their own heritage, and future sustainability.


WMG Academy celebrates after 100% exam success 

19 Aug

A SPECIALIST engineering academy backed by Jaguar Land Rover is celebrating after achieving a 100% success rate in its exam results.


Car maker unveils major investment in Midlands testing facilities 

18 Aug

BIRMINGHAM-based MG Motor UK has investment £1.2m improving its Longbridge production facilities.


Manufacturing Hub strengthens offer after recruiting new member 

18 Aug

A BLACK Country recruitment firm is the latest to join a new manufacturing support organisation.


Manufacturing Hub strengthens offer after recruiting new member 

18 Aug

A BLACK Country recruitment firm is the latest to join a new manufacturing support organisation.


Shopping centre owner boosted by Primark-effect 

18 Aug

THE introduction of a new Primark store in Shrewsbury is likely to have a regenerative effect on the town centre as a whole, a property company has said.


Aldi withdraws controversial plans for new supermarket 

18 Aug

Supermarket giant goes back to the drawing board after controversial designs were recommended for refusal by city council planning officers...


Severe fire damages former Black Country factory 

18 Aug

FIRE crews in the Black Country spent the night tackling a blaze at a disused factory unit in Dudley.


You should’ve trademarked that word. Probably. 

17 Aug

You may want to think again if you\'re planning to use the words "should\'ve" and "shouldve" in your work marketing any time soon as you could soon be receiving a letter from Specsavers.


Water group chooses Stoke development for its 400 staff 

17 Aug

WATER PLUS, the joint venture that has been set up by Severn Trent and United Utilities, has chosen Two Smithfield in Stoke as its headquarters.400 people will work at the site, some of who will be mo...


Mission Pink to tackle charity Ben Nevis trek – with boilers on their backs 

17 Aug

A QUARTET of staff from two Kingswinford gas companies are joining forces to take on a gruelling Ben Nevis charity climb – with boilers strapped to their backs.


Popular pubs to be knocked down to make way for supermarkets 

16 Aug

Planning inspector goes against council's decision in Dudley to throw out redevelopment plans by New River Retail...


Black Country property company secures £5m Scottish retail deal 

15 Aug

A BLACK Country property company has continued its retail expansion with a £5m acquisition deal in Scotland.


Hundreds of Black Country businesses benefiting from high speed broadband 

15 Aug

AN additional 20,000 homes and businesses in the Black Country have been provided with access to high-speed fibre broadband.


Cadbury owner buys back licence to make Chocolate Fingers 

15 Aug

Birmingham manufacturer acquires licence to make famous names such as Fingers and Animals 30 years after it was granted to Burton's...


Former Tesco store to be reborn as new office complex 

15 Aug

Broadway building at Five Ways island will be converted into two floors of office space to sit alongside new residential development...


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Bromwich Hardy and Cushman & Wakefield win Rolls Royce mandate 

25 Aug

Bromwich Hardy and Cushman & Wakefield have been appointed by Rolls-Royce to market 26,600 sq.


Johnson Fellows appoints new head of rating 

23 Aug

Leading chartered surveyors Johnson Fellows has announced the latest in a string of new appointments at its Birmingham office.


Planning application submitted for Avon Business Park, Evesham 

15 Aug

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Rush to reshore could be part of the Brexit bounce 

15 Aug

Midlands manufacturers concerned about currency fluctuations post-Brexit hitting the costs of parts they import should consider the pros and cons of reshoring operations, according to Crowe Clark Whitehill’s head of manufacturing.


Raft of new occupiers at Longbridge Technology Park 

12 Aug

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Fortune 500 company opens new office in Coventry to be closer to Jaguar Land Rover 

12 Aug

A multinational company specialising in the supply of automotive components has opened a new office in Coventry to be closer to one of its biggest clients.


Plans submitted for latest phase of Telford Shopping Centre redevelopment 

9 Aug

Sovereign Centros, the UK retail and leisure developer and asset manager, has submitted a planning application for the latest phase of the multi million pound redevelopment at Telford Shopping Centre.


Investor snaps up pre-let warehouse at St. Modwen’s Centurion Park for over £5 million 

8 Aug

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Smyths Toys and Holland & Barrett come to Longbridge 

8 Aug

Major high street retailers Holland & Barrett and Smyths Toys Superstores are the latest signings at St.


St. Modwen marks completion of major distribution centre at Whitley Business Park 

3 Aug

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Road completion paves the way for major business park development 

2 Aug

Development of Meaford Business Park, set to support 2,200 jobs on Staffordshire’s largest brownfield site, has been given a major boost following the completion of supporting road and infrastructure works.


Boots signs up to St. Modwen’s Watling Street Business Park 

2 Aug

Leading health and beauty retailer Boots is one of two businesses to sign up for industrial space at St.


St. Modwen presses ahead with development at Great Western Business Park 

1 Aug

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Coseley industrial estate set for relaunch as local economy strengthens 

27 Jul

A new industrial estate is set to go ahead in Coseley in a deal brokered by Black Country property agents Bond Wolfe.


Jobs boost for Redditch as Arcus FM relocates 

18 Jul

A facilities management and engineering maintenance business is set to bring up to 120 jobs to Redditch.


UK & European Investments acquires Debenhams department store in Stratford-upon-Avon 

13 Jul

UK & European Investments (“UK & European”) has acquired the Debenhams department store in Stratford-upon-Avon for £12.6m, reflecting a sub 6% yield.


Hat trick of lettings fill Wolverhampton’s i10 offices 

13 Jul

The ‘fully let’ sign has been hung at i10, Wolverhampton’s first major speculative office development in the city core for a number years.


Corstorphine + Wright continues to grow with new staff across the Midlands 

13 Jul

Leading architectural practice, Corstorphine + Wright, has taken on a host of new staff members as it continues its strong growth across the Midlands despite the uncertainty within the economy.


George Brittain joins Johnson Fellows 

12 Jul

The Birmingham office of chartered surveyors Johnson Fellows has announced the appointment of senior surveyor George Brittain.


Contractor confirmed for first Paradise building 

7 Jul

Argent, acting on behalf of Hermes Investment Management, the £24.1 billion manager focused on delivering superior, sustainable, risk adjusted returns to its clients – responsibly, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), a professional...


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