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Birmingham Post Rich List 2015 lunch held at the Hyatt Hotel on Birmingham's Broad Street.

Birmingham Post Rich List lunch

Business people got the opportunity to grill Ian Strachan, the compiler of the Birmingham Post Rich List, at the launch at the Hyatt Regency.

Sharon Osbourne is at No.28 on the 2015 Post Rich List with husband Ozzy

Rich List 2015: Lack of women leaves wealthy club all the poorer

There are no independently-wealthy females on the 2015 Birmingham Post Rich List – an “unacceptable” position according to business and community leaders.

Lord Bamford

Rich List 2015: No.1 - Anthony Bamford & family

Baron Bamford has spent more than 50 years at JCB, and 2015 marks his 40th year as chairman.

Lord Swraj Paul of Marylebone

Rich List 2015: No.2 - Lord Paul of Marylebone & family

Lord Paul of Marylebone is a strict vegetarian who lives by simple Hindu principles and encourages his employees to show integrity and respect.

Jacques Gaston Murray

Rich List 2015: No.3 - Jacques Gaston Murray & family

When France surrendered to Germany, Jacques Gaston Murray made his way to England where he joined the RAF, flying 38 missions as a navigator.

Colmore Row

Katherine Kennedy

Family law organisation Resolution calls for changes to divorce and separation laws

  • Law

Katherine Kennedy, an associate at the Birmingham office of law firm Mills & Reeve, said: “Divorce can be one of the most traumatic life events a family can go through, and we all have a responsibility to ensure it’s dealt with in a way that minimises conflict

John Painter and Phil Taylor at the Resource Efficiency Forum.

Support for businesses using renewable energy

Law firm mfg Solicitors and Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce recently held the first of their Resource Efficiency Forums.

Andy Currie, managing partner at Catalyst Corporate Finance

Catalyst Corporate Finance advises Aspen Pumps' shareholders on sale to 3i Group

The business was previously backed by Inflexion Private Equity. Under Inflexion’s ownership Aspen has seen sustained growth, focusing on product innovation

Stephen Rosser, Clarke Willmott's chief executive

Clarke Willmott re-elects Stephen Rosser as chief executive

  • Law

As part of Mr Rosser's re-election, the firm has adopted a new three-year strategy based on continuing growth

Blake Thomas (left), new head of business development at Grant Thornton in Birmingham, with David White, partner

Grant Thornton appoints head of business development

Blake Thomas, who has more than 10 years’ experience in professional services, joins Grant Thornton from insurance provider to the accountancy sector Abbey Tax Protection, where he was regional account manager for the Midlands and East Anglia

Technology & Digital

Chi Onwurah MP is among the guest speakers at the Greater Birmingham Digital Summit

Greater Birmingham Digital Summit aims to push businesses to digital future

Event will see the launch of the results of a digital audit of business in Birmingham as well as presentations from speakers from blue-chip companies like Google and Microsoft

Solar panels against blue sky.

Sunshine's free - get it while you can

If the recent fall in global oil prices is sustained it could have a big impact on the affordability of UK renewables subsidies.

A hybrid car being charged

Alternatively powered cars: Hybrids - not electrics - lead the charge

At the moment everyone seems to be waiting for a 'game changer' in terms of a big breakthrough in battery technology which could see consumers switch over in a big way.

CGI of the new Tata Technologies European headquarters in Warwick

Tata Technologies announces plans for £16m Warwick HQ

Automotive and engineering giant plans to create new European head office which will create 200 design and programme management jobs

Virgin Media

Virgin Media unveils 1,400 jobs boost in Birmingham

A total of 6,000 jobs are being created with the entire apprenticeship intake trained at Virgin’s Birmingham headquarters

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces

The Barber Institute of Fine Art at Birmingham University.

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Legacy of Barber Institute of Fine Arts founders lives on

Husband and wife duo's Art Deco building continues to attract some of the world's finest art to Edgbaston

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Town Hall was built for the people

The country's first truly civic building offered an alternative to cathedrals for live music

The old Royal Mail tunnel from The Mailbox to New Street station

Map: Birmingham buildings featured in the Hidden Spaces articles

Feature put together by the Post alongside our partners at Associated Architects, has been taken to the hearts of the city

The stairs to the upstairs studios of the School of Art in Margaret Street, Birmingham.

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: School of Art's enduring role in the city

Also known as 'Margaret Street', John Henry Chamberlain's building has been in continuous use since opening in 1885

The Christopher Wray building in Bartholomew Row

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Varied history of Christopher Wray Lighting works

HQ of company launched by struggling actor has been frozen in time since 2003 and dogged by misfortune since

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Robin Lovell, Fergus Hicks, David Tonks, Simon Lloyd, Jon Leedham and Ben Clarke at the DTZ Networking and Property Research Presentation at Austin Court, Birmingham.

DTZ hosts Outlook 2015 event

Global real estate services firm DTZ welcomed more than 130 property professionals to Austin Court in Birmingham city centre to hear the latest research findings of its Outlook 2015 research.

Gareth Jones, John Cooke, Michelle Rayner, Lara Morgan and Steve Meadows at Innovation Birmingham's Inspire Keynote Event.

Entrepreneur speaks at Innovation Birmingham's Inspire Keynote Event

Innovation Birmingham held the second event in its Inspire Keynote Event series.

Helen Benussi, Benussi & Co; Tammy Paleari, Eversheds; Cecelia Russell, Barclays, at Barclays' Beat the January Blues networking event in Snow Hill.

Barclays host networking event at Snow Hill

Barclays hosted a Beat the January Blues networking event at its offices in Snow Hill.

Sanjay Anand MBE, Madhus; Major Samuel Edgar, The Salvation Army; Shabana Mahmood MP, Councillor John Lines.

Birmingham restaurant owner celebrates milestone by waiting on homeless people

Birmingham restaurant Itihaas celebrated its ten year anniversary by inviting 25 of the city's most vulnerable people to dine on a menu of authentic Indian cuisine

Sally Peplow, DJ Derek and Den Woods at the Bright Old Things launch at Selfridges, Birmingham.

UK's oldest DJ helps celebrate Selfridges' Bright Old Things event

The UK's oldest record spinner, DJ Derek, hit the decks at the launch of Selfridges' first creative campaign for 2015, Bright Old Things.