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Hundreds gather for 2014 Birmingham Post Business Awards

Follow the event as it unfolds on Twitter and come back later to discover who the all-important winners are from this year's ceremony at the ICC

Mass demonstration planned at £200m Pebble Mill redevelopment

CGI of plans for the £200m Pebble Mill development where workers are due to demonstrate today
Construction union UCATT has organised event for workers angry over claims that 'umbrella' labour is being used on site

Knight Frank seals deal on two new lettings

158 Edmund Street, in Colmore business district, where accountancy firm Smith Cooper has taken office space
Terraquest and Smith Cooper take space at two city centre office blocks in Broad Street and Edmund Street

Sales boom at Philpotts owner Patisserie Holdings

Philpotts owner Patisserie Holdings has reported positive annual results
Café and sandwich shop chain reports positive turnover and profit and eyes a further 20 store openings during coming year

Paragon Group chief hails 'brave new world' of buoyant lending market

Nigel Terrington, chief executive of Paragon
Chief executive Nigel Terrington says Solihull group's boom reflected a housing sector and wider economy recovering from recession

MTC and Warwick Manufacturing Group chosen for £30m research programme

The Manufacturing Technology Centre which has been chosen to take part in a £30m research programme
'Views' initiative aims to revolutionise design and manufacture of aircraft wings to reduce costs by 20 per cent
Philpotts owner Patisserie Holdings has reported positive annual results

Sales boom at Philpotts owner Patisserie Holdings

Café and sandwich shop chain reports positive turnover and profit and eyes a further 20 store openings during coming year

Beverley Nielsen: Showcasing the best of Midland design and innovation

Birmingham Made Me
The annual Birmingham Made Me Design Expo showed off some great Midlands innovation and design at Millennium Point as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.
The Manufacturing Technology Centre which has been chosen to take part in a £30m research programme

MTC and Warwick Manufacturing Group chosen for £30m research programme

'Views' initiative aims to revolutionise design and manufacture of aircraft wings to reduce costs by 20 per cent

Birmingham children's services 'could miss out on vital £123m'

Councillor Brigid Jones
Birmingham children’s commissioner Lord Warner has said that the council needs to invest more funding in front line social work staff, fostering and care home places for vulnerable children
An exhibit of 30,000 sheets of crumpled up pieces of paper, called 'And they still seek the traces of blood' and by Imran Qureshi, is at the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham

Imran Qureshi exhibition at Ikon Gallery

He’s the Pakistani artist who paints in miniature, but also thinks big. Graham Young meets Imran Qureshi

Review: Cole Porter in Hollywood by The John Wilson Orchestra at Symphony Hall

John Wilson provided plenty of gems in this evening of Cole Porter music

Review: William Tell by Welsh National Opera at Birmingham Hippodrome

Welsh National Opera's regular David Kempster brought heroic tone and an affecting decency to the title role in this production
Kimberley Wapplington, Smith Cooper; Nick Lee, Smith Cooper; Sarah Jennings, DWF, attend a drinks reception at Birmingham Metro Bar & Grill for new Smith Cooper partner Nick Lee.

Smith Cooper celebrate Birmingham expansion

Business advisory firm Smith Cooper, hosted an event at Metro Bar and Grill to celebrate their expansion in Birmingham

Big Hoot art project launches at Ikon Gallery

Charlie Langhorne, Wild in Art; Sarah-Jane Marsh, Birmingham Children's Hospital; Rob Pendleton, LDC; Jerry Blackett, Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, attended The Big Hoot art project launch event at the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham.
Project will see more than 100 individually designed owl statues appear throughout Birmingham during next summer to help showcase the wide cultural appeal of the city

Five Midland businesses explored new trade avenues in Istanbul

Selim Ozturk and Emine Ahmetoglu, Turkish Airlines, Nigel Waldron, Power Minerals Ltd, Stacey Barnfield, Birmingham Post, Stephen Hynes, Ultraseal International, Thomas West, Bareface Media, Craig Cooksley, Chairman, Birmingham Post Growth Fund and Kenneth Alfred, Ash UK Power Reserve Ltd.
The Birmingham Post linked up with Turkish Airlines to take five of the region’s businesses to Istanbul to explore new trade avenues.
Philpotts owner Patisserie Holdings has reported positive annual results

Sales boom at Philpotts owner Patisserie Holdings

Café and sandwich shop chain reports positive turnover and profit and eyes a further 20 store openings during coming year

Paragon Group chief hails 'brave new world' of buoyant lending market

Nigel Terrington, chief executive of Paragon
Chief executive Nigel Terrington says Solihull group's boom reflected a housing sector and wider economy recovering from recession

Revenue rises at pub group M&B

Mitchells & Butlers' headquarters on Fleet Street, Birmingham
Sales at M&B, which has profited from a focus on food income, rose to £1.97 billion in the year to September 27

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Birmingham Made Me

Beverley Nielsen: Showcasing the best of Midland design and innovation

158 Edmund Street, in Colmore business district, where accountancy firm Smith Cooper has taken office space

Knight Frank seals deal on two new lettings

CGI of plans for the £200m Pebble Mill development where workers are due to demonstrate today

Mass demonstration planned at £200m Pebble Mill redevelopment

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