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Conservatives vow to extend Birmingham enterprise zone to Curzon Street

An 3d aerial view of the areas designated for regeneration immediately surrounding Curzon Street HS2 Station, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan updated

George Osborne has announced an expansion of the city centre enterprise zone to take in the regeneration area around Curzon HS2 Station

HSBC reaffirms Birmingham move as speculation grows over Midland bank return

The banking giant has intimated it is considering moving its global headquarters from London - but its UK personal and business banking arm is still coming to Birmingham

Double celebration for bridal business at Birmingham Chamber awards

Network Rail's work on the redevelopment of New Street station was among the winners at last night's chamber awards
Isaac Charles Bridal House leads the way with two awards at last night's annual ceremony which recognised the top performers among chamber's membership

General election: Chancellor George Osborne warns of risk to West Midlands economy of SNP backed Labour Government

Chancellor George Osborne
Chancellor in Longbridge  unveils new manifesto for the West Midlands with 160,000 jobs pledge and investment in new Enterprise Zones

Harriet Harman's Pink Bus tour hits the West Midlands

Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman and Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls along with Parliamentary candidate for North Warwickshire Mike O'Brien visit the Sertec manufacturing plant in Coleshill
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls joined Labour's deputy leader on campaign trail in target North Warwickshire constituency

DWF to merge with Watmores

Caroline Coates, executive partner for DWF in Birmingham
Expected to complete in May, DWF says the merger will help deliver growth, strengthening its insurance, rail and local authority sector capabilities
An 3d aerial view of the areas designated for regeneration immediately surrounding Curzon Street HS2 Station, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan updated

Conservatives vow to extend Birmingham enterprise zone to Curzon Street

George Osborne has announced an expansion of the city centre enterprise zone to take in the regeneration area around Curzon HS2 Station

HSBC reaffirms Birmingham move as speculation grows over Midland bank return

The banking giant has intimated it is considering moving its global headquarters from London - but its UK personal and business banking arm is still coming to Birmingham

Energy on the Coalition backburner

It has to be said it's galling to see one of the Coalition parties hijack the "Great Charter of the Liberties" for political gain, when the Government's record on legal aid "reform" has seen justice disgracefully denied for many vulnerable people.

General election: Chancellor George Osborne warns of risk to West Midlands economy of SNP backed Labour Government

Chancellor George Osborne
Chancellor in Longbridge  unveils new manifesto for the West Midlands with 160,000 jobs pledge and investment in new Enterprise Zones
Edward Gardner

Review: Elgar’s Cello Concerto by CBSO at Symphony Hall

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Originally billed as Edward Gardner's final appearance, this concert by the CBSO was outstanding

Review: April Sings for Spring and Summer by Orchestra of the Swan at Town Hall

Orchestra of the Swan
Orchestra of the Swan displayed tremendous verve and sparkle in this Town Hall concert

Queen Alexandra College enters bumper team in Great Birmingham 10k

From left: Gaynor Collett, Nico Serrano and Meltem Naylor will be among 29 runners from Queen Alexandra College in Harborne taking part in the 2015 Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k
College in Harborne which helps people with disabilities on mission to raise funds and awareness of its work
Jason Wouhra, Chair, IoD West Midlands; Guest Speakers, Carl Chinn MBE, Alan Mullock, Toyota GB; Dr Mark Stanford, Faculty of Engineering Wolverhampton University.

Historian speaks at Institute of Directors' dinner

Professor Carl Chinn MBE gave a talk at the Institute of Directors' Black Country Dinner at Dudley Zoological Gardens and Castle.

Investment Property Forum - Paradise explained

James Cubitt, Colliers International; Chris Darroch, Hermes Investment, Guest Speaker; Rob Groves, Argent, Guest Speaker.
The Investment Property Forum hosted a seminar to outline plans for the redevelopment of Paradise Circus.

Gas Street Social VIP launch

Henrik Court, Birmingham Chamber of Commerce; Mushtaq Khan, Law Society.
VIPS and businesses turned out in force last week to officially celebrate the opening of Birmingham's newest restaurant, Gas Street Social at the Mailbox.
Jamie Sutton, DBK

BYPY 2015: Jamie Sutton, BYPY

The property and construction category's Q&As continue by grilling Jamie Sutton from Digbeth project management practice DBK

From left: Ed Hill and John Baldwin of Baldwins Accountants with senior partner at Cox Jerome Philip Abraham

Baldwins and Cox Jerome announce merger deal

Black Country accountancy firms combine teams to create 35-strong team in Walsall as they now seek to grow client base

Lloyds Bank backs Formrite to buy factory

Geoff Neale, owner of Formrite Precision (left), and Oliver Dallaway, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking
Black Country engineering firm purchases premises it was renting to expand company and create new jobs

New owner for Metro Bar and Grill

Brandasia director Jaimon George (left) with Metro's executive chef Michael Smith and general manager Karen Parris
City centre bar and restaurant popular with the professional services and business community has been acquired by the owner of Asha's

Videos & Photos

Selly Park Road, Selly Park, being sold by Hollier Browne

Look how much more you get for your million in Birmingham

Holly Cottage in Knowle Road, Hampton in Arden.

Renovation of cottage in the lovely location of Hampton-in-Arden

An 3d aerial view of the areas designated for regeneration immediately surrounding Curzon Street HS2 Station, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan updated

Conservatives vow to extend Birmingham enterprise zone to Curzon Street

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