Midlands Business

Sales increase for Alstom

Employees at Alstom in Stafford

Stafford's biggest private sector employer Alstom has been boosted by a 10 per cent boost in sales thanks to delivery contracts across the globe.

Black Country Cat becomes Twitter star

One of a series of images of the new Jaguar XE featuring on Twitter

Jaguar has been deluging the Twittersphere with images of its new XE saloon as it pumps up expectations for the first car to be powered by Ingenium engines made in Wolverhampton.

Record Christmas for Poundland

Poundland enjoyed a record festive season, overcoming 'tough' trading conditions to pull in more than seven million customers during Christmas week.

Magical Journey goes into liquidation

TV star and Designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen who designed the set for The Magical Journey your ultimate Christmas Experience.

Magical Journeys, the company behind the fantasy Christmas experience designed by Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen which shut down just a day after it opened, has gone into liquidation.

Business link forged with China

Leader of Sandwell Councill Darren Cooper

A delegation of Chinese officials arrived in the Black Country today as business leaders began forming links with the global superpower.

Axe looming for 200 Money Shop stores

The Money Shop in Market Street, Wolverhampton city centre

A payday lending business with shops across the Black Country and Staffordshire is facing having to close up to 200 branches after new regulations hit its operation.

MPs meet former City Link staff

City Link

MPs are meeting former employees of collapsed courier firm City Link in a move aimed at answering the 'many questions' about the way the crisis was handled.