Time for the second of our special reports on how the Midlands economy has fared over the last 12 months. The ITV Business Club are entrepreneurs we recruited 12 months ago as a barometre of business in the region.
A company has doubled its profits and we find out what the predictions are for this year. In a nutshell - virtually all of our Business Club members will be taking on more people. Here's our Business Correspondent Mark Gough.
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