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Mexican restaurant chain Chilango is planning to open in Birmingham

Mexican restaurant chain plans Birmingham launch

London-based group has designs on converting Colmore Row property for only its second venue outside the capital

Nicholas Jones (left) and Adrian Quin, Investec Wealth & Investment

New Birmingham chief at Investec

Nicholas Jones steps up to top role at city's base of investment management firm

Bournville to be home of Dairy Milk following £75m investment

Cadbury's confirms production of certain bars which shifted temporarily to Poland will come home to Birmingham after four new lines are opened

Lloyds to close Birmingham city centre branch in 200 jobs cull

Colmore Row branch one of several across the West Midlands to go as bank continues its programme of closures

Friction Free Shaving's co-founder Briar Keen

OK! owner teams up with West Midlands shaving company

Northern and Shell signs media deal as part of new funding agreement with Friction Free Shaving

Steve Ellis, managing director of Legal & General Home Finance

Legal & General expands Solihull base

Mortgage arm of finance group is moving to a new home in the town as it plans to grow team

West Midland Finance Awards

Entries open for 2017 West Midlands Finance Awards

See how you can enter the awards celebrating the success of finance professionals and organisations

Senior figures from Qatar and the UK government are in Birmingham today

Qatar business conference comes to Birmingham

Qatar-UK delegation heads to ICC to discuss international trade and investment opportunities

Mike Hibbert is retiring from the chamber after 22 years

Birmingham chamber finance chief to retire

Mike Hibbert is bowing out after a 22-year spell with city's chamber of commerce

Birmingham finance firm merges with London rival

Jasper Corporate Finance has teamed up with Assay to expand footprint and range of services

Record year for Shaylor Group

Construction contractor says it now expects revenue to surpass the £150 million barrier after securing its place on several frameworks

NatWest will close its Washwood Heath branch in September

NatWest to close two Birmingham branches

High street bank says number of customer transactions has fallen as people flock to digital services

Amanda Murphy, HSBC UK

New commercial chief at HSBC UK

Amanda Murphy will lead commercial operations at bank's new headquarters in Birmingham

Innovation Birmingham Campus is set to almost double by 2020

Innovation Birmingham on hunt for backers to continue expansion

Investment-for-equity bid from campus as it seeks new financial support to almost double the size of technology park

Birmingham City FC

Birmingham City targets online games and Chinese markets with new funding

Club's new owner Trillion Trophy provides £26m loan so Blues can explore new ways of generating revenue

TSB is launching a new flagship branch in New Street

TSB launches new style of branch in Birmingham

City is home to first purpose-built branch which TSB has opened in England since launching back onto Britain's high streets in September 2013

West Midland Finance Awards

West Midlands Finance Awards: See who won

Region's top finance professionals and businesses honoured in ceremony hosted in partnership with Robert Walters, Great Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and ICAEW

Innovation Birmingham Campus will share new funding worth £2.05m

£2m funding for Birmingham tech entrepreneurs

New capital will enable a trio of Birmingham institutions the chance to mentor and support up-and-coming tech companies and SMEs

Office workers at their desks advertorial

A little ambition to scale up our firms

Gavin Petken, regional director, South at the Business Growth Fund looks at the importance of small businesses

Barclaycard Arena owner NEC Group has enjoyed a positive year

NEC Group adds £6m in revenue following LDC takeover

Live events operator upbeat about future prospects as it files first set of results under private ownership


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