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Birmingham Wholesale Markets in Pershore Street, Digbeth

Wholesale Markets and Icknield Port Loop on show at MIPIM 2015

Greater Birmingham’s schedule will comprise 11 events and 25 speakers across the four-day property exhibition

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by production industry

BBC in Birmingham
Senior industry figures say the television production sector in Birmingham has been crushed with BBC investment largely focused on all regions but the Midlands

Cadbury culture 'being smashed' by US owners

Workers are unhappy at Cadbury's factory in Bournville over the 'smashing' of the company's culture
Documents leaked to the Birmingham Post show the level of disquiet among workers at Bournville factory amid claims of staff being 'railroaded' towards redunancy

Record numbers enjoyed Birmingham Christmas market

Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas market.
Takings and footfall were up last year with almost £400m spent and over five million people flocking to the city

Deadline looms for £15,000 small business competition

Winner will be announced at a glittering awards dinner being held at The Hawthorns on Monday March 16

Business In Pictures

Birmingham Wholesale Markets in Pershore Street, Digbeth

Wholesale Markets and Icknield Port Loop on show at MIPIM 2015

Greater Birmingham’s schedule will comprise 11 events and 25 speakers across the four-day property exhibition

Hogarths Stone Manor near Kidderminster which has been acquired by Helena and Andy Hogarth

Stone Manor Hotel under new ownership

Couple behind Hogarths Hotel & Restaurant in Solihull have acquired their second property

Foreign currency markets hit GKN's profit

Worcestershire engineering group remains upbeat despite pre-tax profits halving
General business

Learning to execute strategy that works

Orthodoxy suggests that strategy can be reduced to 'standard' components which any student, of organisational leader, simply has to understand and, depending on the circumstances, apply.

Financial towers in the sky - it's a dead canary

A computer-generated image from the Snow Hill Masterplan showing major changes to the station
Copying the Canary Wharf model and its reliance on financial services is not the path Birmingham should be treading, argues Coun John Clancy
The Aston Martin Vulcan

£2m Aston Martin Vulcan becomes brand's most expensive supercar

The Gaydon-based luxury car-maker said the Aston Martin Vulcan – a track-only supercar – is its most intense and exhilarating creation to date

BBC in Birmingham

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by production industry

Senior industry figures say the television production sector in Birmingham has been crushed with BBC investment largely focused on all regions but the Midlands

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

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BBC in Birmingham

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by production industry

Workers are unhappy at Cadbury's factory in Bournville over the 'smashing' of the company's culture

Cadbury culture 'being smashed' by US owners

Birmingham's Christmas market welcomed record visitors and income in 2014

Record numbers enjoyed Birmingham Christmas market

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
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor