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£60m cuts at Queen Elizabeth Hospital to be piled on 'untenable' financial pressures

Queen Elizabeth Hospital is facing demands to make £60m in savings

QE's finance chief warns that frontline healthcare will suffer as city's flagship hospital faces demands to make massive savings

£45m boost to region in latest Growth Deals

Birmingham, Black Country and Solihull all benefit in latest round of funding from government scheme to boost infrastructure, education and housing

£300m Covpress China factory is blueprint for future - Lord Whitby

A West Midlands trade delegation is in China forging links and laying the groundwork for greater co-operation with the economic powerhouse. Business writer Jon Griffin reports from Dongying

Gone to pot? City council in dispute with street repairs contractor Amey over quality of roads

Officials considering enforcing penalty clauses in 25-year long contract

Fired Apprentice candidate Jemma Bird vows to prove Lord Sugar wrong

Jemma Bird, one of this year's candidates on BBC programme The Apprentice
A self-confessed workaholic, Ms Bird says she works seven days a week

Kirsty promoted to new role at intellectual property specialists Forresters

Ms Gallagher will be leading firm’s business development activity
Queen Elizabeth Hospital is facing demands to make £60m in savings

£60m cuts at Queen Elizabeth Hospital to be piled on 'untenable' financial pressures

QE's finance chief warns that frontline healthcare will suffer as city's flagship hospital faces demands to make massive savings

Fired Apprentice candidate Jemma Bird vows to prove Lord Sugar wrong

Jemma Bird, one of this year's candidates on BBC programme The Apprentice
A self-confessed workaholic, Ms Bird says she works seven days a week

Gone to pot? City council in dispute with repairs contractor Amey over quality of roads

Officials considering enforcing penalty clauses in 25-year long contract

Fired Apprentice candidate Jemma Bird vows to prove Lord Sugar wrong

Jemma Bird, one of this year's candidates on BBC programme The Apprentice
A self-confessed workaholic, Ms Bird says she works seven days a week

Ex Cathedra to premiere James MacMillan's Seven Angels at Town Hall concert

The new work will be performed at Birmingham Town Hall as part of New Jerusalem Concert

Rep Foundry writer sees first play debut at Birmingham Rep theatre

Stephanie Ridings play Unknown Male looks at the impact suicide has on others

Oppenheimer at The Swan Theatre review: 'dazzling and superbly re-imagined'

This deeply disturbing Tom Morton-Smith play is a jewel in the RSC's crown
Catherine Style, John Male, Managing Director, EFG; and Jennifer Morries, at the EFG Independent Financial Advisers reception held at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

EFG holds annual reception for its clients at museum

EFG Independent Financial Advisers held its annual reception for clients, colleagues and intermediaries at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Warwickshire accountants host charity quiz night

Andrew Flynn, Burgis & Bullock; and William Clemmey, Chief Executive, Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs.
Warwickshire-based accountancy firm Burgis & Bullock held its 10th annual quiz night at The Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

Birmingham Press Club's curry cook-off

Nand Ram, Richard McComb, Anita Sharma-James, Paul Fulford and Llewela Bailey take part in the Birmingham Press Club's first ever Curry Cook-Off Challenge at Jojolapa Restaurant in Birmingham.
Wednesbury-based KTC (Edibles) Ltd sponsored Birmingham Press Club's first ever Curry Cook-Off Challenge.
Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies

Second deal for Mercia Technologies since AIM float

Warwickshire tech investor makes another investment after raising £70m from initial public offering

Black Country manufacturer creates jobs and expands factory with £900k funding

David Chance, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking (left), and Ray Andrews, managing director of Midtherm Flue Systems
Midtherm Flue Systems which installed plant at Burj Khalifa secures finance from Lloyds Bank and Regional Growth Fund

Cash raised from £307m NEC Group sale will be used on city council's equal pay claims

The NEC
The NEC Group, the arenas, conference and exhibition centres and linked companies have been sold to private equity firm LDC in a deal worth £307 million

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Jodie Cook, founder of JC Social Media, will be among the guest speakers at Rethink Media 2015

Former Google director and BYPY winner to speak at RethinkMedia 2015

Harrison Drape in Digbeth is being regenerated as an apartment complex updated

Pictures: Work starts on Harrison Drape regeneration

Cadbury factory in Bournville

Cadbury progress under Mondelez should give other Midlands firms confidence

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