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Capita paid £23m dividend from taxpayer-funded Service Birmingham contract

Service Birmingham

A total of £23 million was paid to the private firm last year from the controversial deal with Birmingham City Council, up from £8 million last year

One Hagley Road apartments sold out within five months of launch

One Hagley Road, Edgbaston
Investors and owner-occupiers snap up all 271 apartments in Seven Capital's project on Five Ways Island

Turnover and profits up at EY

Sara Fowler, EYs senior partner in the Midlands
The firm also saw distributable profits up by 12 per cent from £368 million to £412 million

Legal Ombudsman halves office space in Birmingham

Edward House, in Quay Place, the new home of the Legal Ombudsman in Birmingham
Watchdog downsizes by leaving Baskerville House for new canalside home

Irwin Mitchell recruits sales and marketing director

Kevin Peake, Irwin Mitchell's new sales and marketing director
Mr Peake's appointment is the latest hire in an ongoing recruitment drive

Eric Pickles backs Birmingham City Council to stay together

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles visits Two Snowhill in Birmingham, where the new headquarters of HS2 will be based, during the 2014 Conservative Party Conference
Communities Secretary says he does not wish to see Europe's largest local authority broken up in the wake of a major government review
Communities Secretary Eric Pickles visits Two Snowhill in Birmingham, where the new headquarters of HS2 will be based, during the 2014 Conservative Party Conference

Eric Pickles backs Birmingham City Council to stay together

Communities Secretary says he does not wish to see Europe's largest local authority broken up in the wake of a major government review

Legal Ombudsman halves office space in Birmingham

Edward House, in Quay Place, the new home of the Legal Ombudsman in Birmingham
Watchdog downsizes by leaving Baskerville House for new canalside home
Communities Secretary Eric Pickles visits Two Snowhill in Birmingham, where the new headquarters of HS2 will be based, during the 2014 Conservative Party Conference

Eric Pickles backs Birmingham City Council to stay together

Communities Secretary says he does not wish to see Europe's largest local authority broken up in the wake of a major government review

Birmingham's JC Social Media celebrates third birthday

Jodie Cook, Rabia Raza, Ben Cook, Giselle Boxer, all JC Social Media.
Birmingham social media agency JC Social Media celebrated its third birthday with an event at the bar of Opus restaurant in Cornwall Street.
To Kill A Mockingbird

Malvern's Festival Theatre hosts To Kill A Mockingbird: Review

Richard Edmonds reviews To Kill A Mockingbird at Malvern's Festival Theatre.

Malvern's Forum Theatre hosts Roderick Williams: Review

Baritone Roderick Williams
Christopher Morley reviews Roderick Williams at the Forum Theatre in Malvern.

Birmingham Town Hall hosts the Lyndon Jenkins Memorial Concert: Review

Lyndon Jenkins
Christopher Morley reviews the Lyndon Jenkins Memorial Concert at Birmingham Town Hall
Jodie Cook, Rabia Raza, Ben Cook, Giselle Boxer, all JC Social Media.

Birmingham's JC Social Media celebrates third birthday

Birmingham social media agency JC Social Media celebrated its third birthday with an event at the bar of Opus restaurant in Cornwall Street.

Warwickshire Golf and Country Club was the setting for the Birmingham Post golf day

1st Place: Selim Ozturk, General Manager, Birmingham Turkish Airlines; Paul Rice, Sam Hufton, Alun Thorne.
Turkish Airlines sponsored the second Birmingham Post Autumn Pairs Challenge at Warwickshire Golf and Country Club.

Birmingham restaurant Chung Ying Central welcomes investors and footballers to the city

Fan Zhiyi, International footballer; Birmingham Lord Mayor, Councillor Shafique Shah James Ng, James Wong, Chung Ying Central.
Shanghai investors and footballers were welcomed to Birmingham during an evening reception hosted by top city Chinese and dim sum restaurant, Chung Ying Central.
Jodie Cook, Rabia Raza, Ben Cook, Giselle Boxer, all JC Social Media.

Birmingham's JC Social Media celebrates third birthday

Birmingham social media agency JC Social Media celebrated its third birthday with an event at the bar of Opus restaurant in Cornwall Street.

Phil Davies, relationship director at Lloyds Bank Commercial (left), with Handmade Burger Company founder Chris Sargeant outside the chain's Bullring restaurant

Handmade Burger Company to open third Birmingham restaurant

Chain to launch in Grand Central and three other UK sites after securing £400,000 finance package from Lloyds Bank

HS2 College: Skills boost welcomed with 2,000 apprentices to be trained

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The college, which will train rail engineers of the future, will be spread across Birmingham Science Park and Doncaster’s Lakeside Campus

Birmingham and Doncaster chosen for HS2 College

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line
Birmingham’s Science Park and Doncaster’s Lakeside Campus will be the hubs for the college, which is due to open in 2017

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Jodie Cook, Rabia Raza, Ben Cook, Giselle Boxer, all JC Social Media.

Birmingham's JC Social Media celebrates third birthday

Sunshine Cottage in Walton Pool, Clent, Worcestershire.

Worcestershire cottage is sure to warm the hearts of visitors

The steamships sign revealed by workers on the Midland Metro extension

Intriguing slice of Birmingham history revealed during Metro tram extension works

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