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Wragge & Co offices in Colmore Row

Colmore Row

The Colmore Row area is the beating heart of Birmingham's business community. The main street runs from Victoria Square to just beyond Snow Hill station. The area has 23 listed buildings and is the most prestigious business address in the city. It is home to the likes of Wragge & Co, Eversheds, Clearwater Corporate Finance and FleetMilne Property. Follow the latest news from the area with the Post team below.

David Hillan, head of corporate tax for Grant Thornton in the West Midlands

Grant Thornton call on Chancellor to help mid-sized businesses

The firm is calling on the Chancellor to announce measures specifically designed to help mid-sized businesses (MSBs) in a bid to boost the UK economy.

PwC's Neal Smith, Rebecca Cooke and Dan Brew

PwC makes promotions in risk assurance business

Rebecca Cooke has been promoted to partner and Dan Brew and Neal Smith have been promoted to director.

Shakil Najib, who has joined Birmingham set No5 Chambers

Commercial and chancery barrister Shakil Najib joins No5 Chambers

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Mr Najib, who was called to the Bar in 1999, will be a member of the commercial & chancery, international and public law groups

Jeremy McGinn, managing director of Jeremy McGinn and Co , Mark Corfield, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking and Nick Archer, financial director at Jeremy McGinn and Co

Lloyds back Jeremy McGinn and Co Redditch move

Jeremy McGinn and Co has relocated to The Old Church, a converted church building in Alcester Street a short distance from its original headquarters on Church Green East

Court Collaboration recruits Ivan Woodward as projects director

Director will oversee development of former Snobs building and 130 Colmore Row, where Lasan is setting up a new venture

Larrington Walker, Lenny Henry, Joivan Wade, Rudy's Rare Records Cast Members; Danny Robins, Writer of Rudy's Rare Records, attend the stage premiere of Rudy's Rare Records at Birmingham Rep.

Stage premiere of Rudy's Rare Records at Birmingham Rep

The stage premiere of Rudy's Rare Records starring Lenny Henry opened at Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Nick Fear, BCL Legal; Paul Worsnop, Wragge Lawrence Graham, Co & chair, Birmingham Trainee Solicitors Society, at the social event for new members of the Birmingham Trainee Solicitors' Society.

Birmingham based BCL sponsors networking event for law firms

Birmingham based BCL Legal sponsored the first social event for new members of the Birmingham Trainee Solicitors' Society.

Sunny Gill, Laura Whitmore and Priya Patel Suraj attend the unveiling of the new menswear department at Selfridges Birmingham.

Hundreds attend launch of Selfridges Birmingham's exclusive menswear department

Selfridges Birmingham unveiled the biggest and most exclusive menswear destination in the city earlier this month.

Les Ferdinand

Les Ferdinand to speak about journey from dressing room to boardroom

Former England footballer Les Ferdinand is coming to KPMG’s Birmingham office to speak about barriers to career advancement and the benefits of a programme designed to promote diversity in the boardroom.

Tina Costello, Heart of England Community Foundation; Paul Belfield, Heart of England Community Foundation; Joanna Reid, Belgrade Theatre; Stewart Fergusson, Belgrade Theatre, at Packington Hall.

Lord and Lady Aylesford welcomed guests to Packington Hall

Lord and Lady Aylesford welcomed guests to Packington Hall in Meriden to help raise awareness of the Heart of England Community Foundation and the Belgrade Theatre's Belgrade Unplugged project.

Krysten Swindells, Audley Binswood; Dani Saveker, FiB; Jenny Simpon, SFB, at a business event at Nailcote Hall.

Families in Business chief shares her story at Nailcote Hall

Families in Business chief executive Dani Saveker, shared her business journey at an event at Nailcote Hall, Berkswell.

Work on the facade of The Grand Hotel in Birmingham

Extra £4m pumped into Birmingham's Grand Hotel restoration

An extra £4 million is set to be invested in Birmingham's Grand Hotel despite its future hanging in the balance.

Graham Carter, Anthony Archer, Martin Green, Senior Partner, Lodders; Mark Booth and Archie Kane at Lodders Solicitors' annual golf day at Stratford-upon-Avon Golf Club.

Lodders' host annual golf day at at Stratford-upon-Avon Golf Club

Guests and colleagues were welcomed to Lodders Solicitors' annual golf day at Stratford-upon-Avon Golf Club.

Dr David Hardman and Gerard Grech at Tech City UK's Gerard Grech and LAUNCH Indie Games Studio Showcase at Innovation Birmingham.

Tech City chief visits Innovation Birmingham Campus

Chief executive of Tech City UK Gerard Grech, delivered a presentation to over 80 people at the Innovation Birmingham Campus.

Darren Stephens and Ian Barnes from Deloitte's Birmingham office

Deloitte appoints new head of tax for Midlands

Mr Stephens, who has been with the firm for 23 years, is now responsible for a team of more than 200 tax professionals, including 15 partners

Gordon Garnett, who has joined the ratings team at Colliers International in Birmingham

Colliers International expands rating team in Birmingham

Property consultancy recruits industry specialist Gordon Garnett who has more than 40 years' experience

SGH Martineau banking partner Naomi Tudor

SGH Martineau reappointed to Santander panel

For more than ten years, lawyers from the law firm’s banking and financial services team have offered advice on property finance, corporate finance and due diligence matters, working with Santander’s business banking teams across the Midlands

Dave Munton, regional managing partner, Grant Thornton

Growth continues for Grant Thornton

Revenue was up by nine per cent to £512 million for the year to the end of June 2014, coming on the back of double digit growth in the previous two years

Derek Rossenrode, The Cube; Neil Edginton, EDG Property.

The Cube in Birmingham held a summer party at Marco Pierre White's Steakhouse Bar and Grill

The Cube in Birmingham held a summer party for all commercial and residential tenants on the terrace at Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar and Grill.

Deloitte partner Jane Whitlock with the 2014 graduate starters

Deloitte welcomes bumper intake of new starters

Financial services firm welcomes more than 60 new staff in the course of last month including those to its programme for graduates and school-leavers

In This Week's Paper

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Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
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Ben Hurst
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Political Editor