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A new airport in the Thames Estuary would pump £92.1bn a year into the economy and support 336,000 jobs by 2050, according to London mayor Boris Johnson.

Outline plans for Oxford’s largest city centre redevelopment have been submitted to the city council.

Darbys Solicitors has expanded its workforce taking the total number of employees at the firm to 202.

The cost of running retail companies has rocketed as a result of rising business rates and utility bills, a new report shows.

BMW is investing £250 million in its three Mini factories in the UK.

A family business that specialises in travel for academics and not-for-profit firms has been bought by a rival company.

A number of shops in London’s Oxford Street are closed due to flooding.

Two construction firms have been fined a total of £60,000 following the death of a worker who fell from a cherry picker on to a dual carriageway in Liverpool.

Darbys Solicitors, headquartered in Oxford, is opening an office in Manchester.

Oxford-based Lookout Solutions has been bought by North East company Brulines for an undisclosed sum.

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After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.