The Japanese firm said the investment into its plant in Burnaston will see the centre upgraded with new equipment and technologies.Read the full story ›
Birmingham's next industrial development will create up to 10,000 new jobs and contribute £350 million to the local economy, experts claim.Read the full story ›
Car parking charges are set to rise in Birmingham, raising an extra half a million pounds for the city council.Read the full story ›
Derbyshire-based Sports Direct has lashed out at an influential shareholder lobby group, accusing it of "fake news".Read the full story ›
Workers at car giant BMW are to stage protests as part of a campaign against plans to close their final salary pension scheme.Read the full story ›
The new customer service roles will be offered across the Midlands, north of England, Scotland and Wales over the next two years.Read the full story ›
The Chancellor Philip Hammond visited the region today to outline his plans for the Midlands Engine.Read the full story ›
Sports Direct is to appoint an employees' representative who will attend board meetings following uproar over working conditions.Read the full story ›
The Chancellor Philip Hammond is visiting the region today to outline the governments plan for the Midlands Engine.
For the West Midlands, proposals are expected to include multimillion pound investment to help youth employability, funding for a new University in Hereford, and development of a Black Country Garden City.
For the East Midlands, an announcement is expected to be made about a global hub for space technology in Leicester while funds will be set aside to improve road connections around Loughborough, and regenerate Derby.
Prof Isabelle Szmigin is Professor of Marketing and an expert in consumer behaviour at Birmingham University.Read the full story ›