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Complex Cold Forming secures new funding deal with HSBC

Managing director Robert Smith (left) and technical director Paul Bailey, of Complex Cold Forming, which has secured a £1.2m funding deal with HSBC

Black Country manufacturing group set to create 15 new jobs on the back of contract wins with firms such as Ford

Turbosmart opens new base in Birmingham

Jeremy Cope, of Smith Cooper, which has helped Turbosmart UK launches a new base in Birmingham
Manufacturing group launches dedicated base in city to support UK target European and Middle East markets

A chance to own your own West Midlands manor

Peacock Manor, Billesley Lane, Portway, is going under the hammer at an auction in the city

Strong pound threatens West Midlands' growth, economists warn

Currency
Capital Economics’ Regional Chart Book for August suggests exchange rates are a greater concern in this region than others

MP Shabana Mahmood defies Ed Miliband to back Israeli settlement boycott

Shabana Mahmood
Birmingham MP who helped close city supermarket in Gaza protest says she won't back down after leadership tells her to stop campaign

Solihull marketing agency Jask takes on six new roles

New Jask recruits; Debbie Clifton, Dave Potts. Front Row (L-R): Kevin Thompson, Haider Ismail, James Davison, Kristen Voisey
Firm takes on six new staff to meet growth demands during the first half of the year after recent client wins
Managing director Robert Smith (left) and technical director Paul Bailey, of Complex Cold Forming, which has secured a £1.2m funding deal with HSBC

Complex Cold Forming secures new funding deal with HSBC

Black Country manufacturing group set to create 15 new jobs on the back of contract wins with firms such as Ford

Trio of hires boosts Davies and Partners Solicitors' Birmingham team

Mark Green, Claire-Elaine Arthurs and Andrew Moodie, who have joined Davies and Partners Solicitors
Claire-Elaine Arthurs is one of those joining the firm to head up its dedicated property litigation unit
Alastair Dolman, Higgs and Sons; Charlotte Jackson, Higgs and Sons; Adam Thompson, Higgs and Sons; Daniel Wilson, Edward Cumming, XXIV Old Buildings.

Higgs & Sons host champagne and canapes night at Birmingham's Bun & Bowl

Higgs & Sons' Dispute Resolution team hosted a champagne and canapés evening for their contacts at Bun & Bowl, Birmingham.

HSBC funding package to drive growth at Complex Cold Forming

Complex Cold Forming's MD Robert Smith (left) and technical director Paul Bailey
Complex Cold Forming works with many global automotive companies, as well as companies in oil and gas, shipbuilding and rail
Rumpelstiltskin at Stratford Artshouse.

Host of family favourites will help launch Stratford's new Artshouse

The manager of Stratford's newest art venue talks to Catherine Vonledebur about its first-ever autumn/winter season

Actress Lisa Dwan stars in The Beckett trilogy at Birmingham's Rep Theatre

Actress Lisa Dwan prepares for her role in the Samuel Beckett trilogy, her mouth is the only part of her that's visible in Not I.
Actress Lisa Dwan brings the toughest role in acting to Birmingham. She tells Roz Laws what she puts herself through and why

The Magic Numbers are back with a tour of the UK stopping off at Birmingham's Institute

Romeo Stodart is back on the road with band The Magic Numbers after a long break.
The Magic Numbers were one of the UK's biggest bands a decade ago, until things went quiet. Now they are back and touring the UK, stopping off in Birmingham next month. Singer Romeo Stodart talks to Andy Welch
Alastair Dolman, Higgs and Sons; Charlotte Jackson, Higgs and Sons; Adam Thompson, Higgs and Sons; Daniel Wilson, Edward Cumming, XXIV Old Buildings.

Higgs & Sons host champagne and canapes night at Birmingham's Bun & Bowl

Higgs & Sons' Dispute Resolution team hosted a champagne and canapés evening for their contacts at Bun & Bowl, Birmingham.

City's faith and business communities come together for Birmingham Prayer Breakfast

The Rt Revd David Urquhart, Paul Sabapathy, Cllr Shafique Shah, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Stephen Timms MP, Steve Bavington, ChaplaincyPlus.
Chaplaincy Plus and Birmingham Cathedral once again hosted the annual Birmingham Prayer Breakfast.

Brindleyplace's annual Film Festival hosts VIP screening of 80s movie Top Gun

Gemma Stokes, Narvir Bindra, Laura Clapham, RBS.
Thousands of people flocked to Brindleyplace to enjoy the annual Film Festival which took place between July 7-13.

Santander backs Natural Childcare Company nursery launch

New base and a relocation signal childcare company's intention to expand

Balfour Beatty rejects latest merger bid by Carillion

The new Library of Birmingham was developed by Carillion which has seen its latest merger bid rejected by Balfour Beatty updated
Support services group dealt latest, and possibly, final blow in its bid to secure a deal to create construction giant

University of Birmingham launches next phase of £300m regeneration

CGI of new student halls at the University of Birmingham
Hunt is on for contractor to build new student halls and sports complex next to Grange Road Gate

Videos & Photos

Alastair Dolman, Higgs and Sons; Charlotte Jackson, Higgs and Sons; Adam Thompson, Higgs and Sons; Daniel Wilson, Edward Cumming, XXIV Old Buildings.

Higgs & Sons host champagne and canapes night at Birmingham's Bun & Bowl

Ian Parkes - Marketing manager for Purity - with their new brew Longhorn IPA on show at the Birmingham Independent Food Fair at Millennium Point.

Food and drink producers gear up for Birmingham's first independent food and drink fair

A chance to own your own West Midlands manor

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