It's not just the cost of the clear-up operation many companies have had to deal with, but for many the loss of business was a big factor.
The county experienced the highest floods since those in 2007, displacing some from their homes and disrupting daily life for many.
But today everyone remains upbeat and the message is clear - firms are now very much open for business.
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An eye specialist is the latest victim of a gang of muggers targeting cyclists on Birmingham's canals.
A driver had a narrow escape after her car crashed through a railway embankment and stopped a few yards away from an oncoming train.
The 68-year-old will discuss his life story and be interviewed by a celebrity.