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A wild badger in woodland

Badger or Scapegoat?

The Government has announced an extension of the badger cull in its efforts to eradicate bovine TB.

West Midlands defies UK trends to post export rise

Region saw no drop in exporting to European Union in build up to referendum

Peter McLintock, corporate partner at Mills & Reeve

Flurry of deals for Mills & Reeve

Law firm's Birmingham corporate team works on £5bn worth of transactions

The British Union Flag and the European Flag

Dog Days could be near for British wildlife

There is an opportunity now to reform and improve the ways we reward those who manage land for helping wildlife; equally there is a huge risk that the imperfections of the present system will be used as an excuse to dismantle the whole process.

A hazel dormouse.

Whispers in the Woods

As Andrea Leadsom's new brief includes support to farmers, currently delivered through the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), wildlife should perhaps be worried.

James Cubitt, Chairman, IPF Midlands; Lord Finkelstein OBE, Guest Speaker; Chris Ireland, Chairman, IPF

Investment Property Forum hosts annual lunch

The Investment Property Forum held its annual lunch for the region's property professionals

Birmingham's economic growth 'could halve' after Brexit result

Referendum fallout is forecast to hit West Midlands hard according to new report published by financial think tank and law firm

The city council's Waheed Nazir paints a positive picture for Birmingham

Birmingham 'better placed' to survive Brexit fallout than rival cities

City's economic and development chief says the city will weather the storm created by the EU referendum

John Lewis boss hints at post-Brexit price rise

Andy Street said fluctuations in the exchange rate of sterling was a big issue for the chain which buys a third of its goods in dollars

Inside Jaguar Land Rover's Engine Manufacturing Centre at i54

Brexit: what next for UK auto?

Prof David Bailey argues it doesn't have to be all doom and gloom following the UK's decision to exit the European Union

The British Union Flag and the European Flag

Brexit fall out should not be allowed to hit Birmingham's plans for growth and jobs

City and regional leaders need to shout out like Scotland and Cornwall to ensure we retain investment and jobs amid Brexit uncertainty

Sponsors L-R Tugba Ozsoy (Turkish Airlines), Michael Hulse (Mattioli Woods Plc), Ashleigh Kerr (Champions The Brand Agency), Editor in chief Marc Reeves.

Businesses encouraged to celebrate achievements at the Birmingham Post Business Awards 2016

Guests and sponsors of the Birmingham Post Business Awards 2016 came together at a breakfast launch event held at The Belfry

You're not being shackled from discussing immigration - it's just all you talk about

Local government correspondent Neil Elkes is keen to bust at least one myth, once and for all

No surprise that UK auto industry backs staying in Europe

Professor David Bailey gives a run through of what firms and unions have been saying, and what employers have said in letters to workers regarding the referendum.

MP Richard Burden.

Richard Burden: The EU and the Midlands - multinational issues require multinational action

Northfield Labour MP Richard Burden recalls an exchange which showed how the European Union often offers support when you don't realise

Gold bullion

Birmingham bullion dealer predicts Brexit gold rush

Britain’s biggest online gold bullion and coin dealer, BullionByPost, is forecasting its biggest ever trading day if voters decide to leave the Eurpean Union

The British Union Flag and the European Flag

Businesses back Remain in Birmingham Chamber survey

More than half of firms polled in a major survey have come out against a Brexit

Leader of the Lib Dems Tim Farron

Don't forget what the EU has done for West Midlands

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron outlines his reasons for the Birmingham Post why Britain should vote to remain in the European Union

Life sciences minister George Freeman

Birmingham will be a global force in life sciences, minister predicts

Life sciences minister George Freeman predicted the sector would double in size in the region – creating thousands of skilled jobs

The Battle of Verdun left some French towns with no population at all

Look to French in great devolution battle

As work continues to form the new West Midlands Combined Authority, Chris Game says a few lessons can be learned from our Gallic cousins across the Channel


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