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HSBC pledges half of managers recruited to Birmingham HQ will be women

Fewer than a third of the bank's bosses are women at the moment, despite female employees accounting for more than half of its total workforce

CGI of the Park Regis hotel which is now recruiting staff

Park Regis launches Birmingham recruitment drive

Hotel group is on the hunt for 150 staff to work in its first site in Europe as redevelopment of old Broad Street towers nears completion

Lee Longlands directors complete multimillion pound buyout

Lee Longlands has been taken over by its management team for an undisclosed multimillion pound sum

The road linking Great Charles Street with Paradise Street is to close for Paradise work

Road closure warning as Paradise scheme ramps up

The one-way link road that joins Great Charles Street to Paradise Street and runs alongside Town Hall is to close from Sunday

New images of Park Regis hotel revealed

CGIs show how the new hotel and its interior will look when it opens, slightly later than planned, next March

The fish counter at Le Monde in Birmingham, where customers can choose the fish they want to eat

Le Monde lands Best Seafood Establishment award

Le Monde was commended for the range and quality of seafood on offer at the restaurant

Delays hit new Park Regis hotel and sky bar

Contractor Colmore Tang Construction says the new hotel, bar and restaurant next to Five Ways island will now open in March

Developers have been sent back to the drawing board over plans to build on this car park in Tennant Street

Birmingham apartment project stumbles over loss of parking

Developer sent back to the drawing board over plans to build block of flats on pay and display car behind Broad Street

Developers hoping to build on this car park have been forced to scale back their plans severely

Birmingham city centre apartment plans scaled back

Developers of car park site off Broad Street have cut project in half after planning officers expressed concerns of scheme's potential impact on road

Richard Moxon, partner at Pennycuick Collins

Pennycuick Collins wins Broad Street brief

Property consultancy takes over property management services at well-known office tower

Elite runners get the 2014 Great Birmingham Run under way

City prepares for 2015 Great Birmingham Run

Road closures, start times, the route - everything you need to know about the city's half marathon which takes place this weekend

CGI of tram on Stephenson Street. Part of proposed extension to Midlands Metro line which would see trams connected from Snow Hill Station to New Street Station

Video: Sneak preview of Birmingham Metro route with trams to return next month

Work set to complete on the Metro extension but, to take the mystery out of it, we have filmed a short video showing the journey along the new line

Seven Capital has received the green light for its Granville Lofts (above) and Ridley House developments

Green light for Seven Capital's apartment complexes

Brace of projects in Birmingham city centre will deliver a further 177 apartments on two plots of vacant land

CGI of the Granville Lofts development

Seven Capital set for green light on latest apartment complex

Eyesore plot near Broad Street could become new £17m housing scheme containing 112 flats if backed by city planners

Walkabout in Broad Street will soon have two new sister sites in Solihull and Lichfield

Two new Walkabout Australian bars in West Midlands after sale

Après Bars Solihull and Lichfield will be refurbished and re-open as Walkabouts in September –  in time for the Rugby World Cup

Galliford Try has won the £66m contract to build 2 Arena Central for HSBC

Galliford Try wins £66m contract to build new HSBC base

Construction group behind £32m Edgbaston Stadium expansion wins latest brief in city to construct 2 Arena Central in Broad Street

Bournville is one of the shopping areas which would have been served by the BID

Stirchley, Cotteridge and Bournville firms narrowly reject business improvement district

The creation of Birmingham's 12th BID flounders on 52 per cent 'no' vote


Westside BID gets go-ahead

Broad Street BID was wound-up at the end of March this year, with businesses balloted on its successor organisation at the end of June

An image taken in Ladypool Road, Sparkbrook, in 1959 gets the blended treatment

Images of Birmingham in days gone by get blended treatment

Images from Chamberlain Square, Five Ways and Sparkbrook are also among our latest batch to be blended with those taken decades apart

Le Bistrot Pierre is hoping to opens its first Birmingham restaurant in Gas Street

Le Bistrot Pierre eyes Gas Street for first Birmingham restaurant

French group brings forward new plans to open venue in the listed former headquarters of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal Company


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