With a strong economy and employment rates up, Coventry saw productivity rise by 3.3% compared to a 3.1% nationally.
Coventry Trading Standards seized a staggering 4,584,040 cigarettes last year, with more than six million illegal cigarettes and 350kg of hand rolling tobacco seized in total by local authority Trading Standards services across the West Midlands region, despite ingenious efforts to hide them.
A free public WiFi that is available to city centre visitors and businesses is being expanded across the city centre.
£20m funding for local businesses was recently unveiled during a meeting of over 120 Coventry and Warwickshire organisations.
A family owned Coventry business has benefitted from a grant to make their premises more eco-friendly and save them money on bills.
Councillors fighting to save a local supermarket from closure have met senior managers from Aldi to call on them to think again.
Coventry City Council’s Licensing and Regulatory Committee is becoming increasingly concerned about the rise in complaints from wheelchair passengers being illegally transported in hackney carriages.
Rollout of city’s next-generation broadband network continues – with homes beginning to feel benefits.
DVLA has launched a new advertising campaign targeting 12 areas in the country where vehicle tax evasion is highest.
Taxi drivers in Coventry could soon have to take non-cash payments as part of proposed changes to the City Council’s licensing laws.