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BUSINESS NEWS 4-11 Redundancy fear at LDV LDV is expected to start paying its cash strapped employees again this week after withdrawing its application for administration. Page 4 Staff strike threat over bonuses Staff at a Worcestershire defence research firm could strike over claims it has frozen staff wages while continuing to pay bonuses to directors.

Page 5 VAT hitch delays scrappage scheme The Government's car scrappage plan hit a bump in the road on its first day when three big manufacturers suspended the scheme. Page 6 NEWS 13-20 Planners get tough Homes extended without planning permission will be harder to sell and their value slashed under a new crackdown by city planners. Page 14 Rail service worse than before Passengers believe train services are worse since the Department for Transport awarded a franchise to London Midland, an inquiry has warned. Page 15 Ship close to city's heart HMS Daring and her 190-strong crew will be given the Freedom of the City later this year. Page 17

BUSINESS SECTORS 26-29 MANUFACTURING 26-27 ENTERPRISE 28-29 ICE joy for jam-buster project A major scheme to relieve congestion on one of England's busiest and most important motorways has been named the West Midlands' best civil engineering project of 2008 at an award ceremony. Page 26 head A Midland conservation contractor is looking forward to a brighter future after landing deals to restore some of Birmingham's most historic statues.

Page 28 CULTURE 21-25, 33-38 AGENDA 21 LETTERS 22 LIFESTYLE 23 CULTURE 24-25 PUZZLES 33 TV & RADIO 34-35 LISTINGS 36 POST PEOPLE 37-38 SPORT 40-48 FOOTBALL 44-45 CRICKET 46, 48

FAMILY NOTICES ARE ON PAGE 14 1. West Bromwich Building Society assures members after FSA rescue rumours 2. Green light for Handsworth mosque, built without permission 3. Mike Whitby wins Birmingham City Council leadership contest 4. Birmingham leisure bosses seek allotment rent increase 5. Randal Brew targets 3,000 job cuts in his manifesto YESTERDAY'S TOP FIVE NEWS AND BUSINESS STORIES AT BIRMINGHAMPOST.NET
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