Successful pubs in the Midlands could be hit by higher business rates in April following the government's revaluation. It means some pubs will face a considerable jump in how much they have to pay.
But, thanks to a new scheme, money and growth from business rates will actually be staying in the West Midlands, rather than going back to Westminster. Melissa Wright reports.
The top ten is based on the local authorities, including city boroughs, that secured the highest amounts of start-up funding in 2016.Read the full story ›
Almost 3000 jobs are to be created in Coventry after the Government announced a £35 million investment in the car automotive industry.Read the full story ›
Two hundreds jobs could be at risk at a plant in Birmingham that manufactures lenses for glasses supplied to Specsavers.Read the full story ›
The first flight of a new Beijing to Birmingham summer route will land in the city today.
It's estimated the twice weekly charter flights from China will bring £19 million to the local economy.
Here's our Business Correspondent Mark Gough's full report:
Local MP, Emma Reynolds has told ITV News that she is calling for "urgent meetings" regarding the closure of Goodyear.Read the full story ›
ITV News has been led to believe that the Wolverhampton branch of Goodyear will close after 90 years of tyre manufacturing.
Andy Taylor from Unite, the union who represent Goodyear workers, has suggested that the closure would mean a loss of over 300 jobs over the next two years, as the facility looks to shut its doors by 2017.
The StartUp Bus arrives in Birmingham today and will be parked in Centenary Square outside the library from 10am to 4pm.Read the full story ›
Bear Grylls, Virginia McKenna and Theo Paphitis contributed by fitting parts to the milestone vehicle at Land Rover's factory in Solihull.Read the full story ›
JCB has won one of its biggest single orders after being awarded a contract worth over £50 million.
A plant-hire company has announced that it will be buying more than 1500 machines from the Staffordshire-based digger manufacturer.