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Harrison Drape in Digbeth is being regenerated as an apartment complex

Works starts on Harrison Drape regeneration

Former curtain factory in Digbeth is being brought back to life as an apartment complex which is due to finished by the end of 2016

Greater Birmingham boost as Legal & General launches £15bn regen vehicle

Birmingham is set to benefit from a new regeneration pot backed by Legal & General
Region is poised to tap into new cash pot which will benefit projects such as housing and infrastructure

John Madin building handed listed status

John Madin's St James's House has been awarded Grade II listed status by English Heritage
Office block designed by renowned architect granted Grade II status by English Heritage as other examples of his work in the city perish

Crumbled Birmingham Queensway tunnels sign could be recreated for university exhibition

The now-replaced Queensway tunnel sign, recognisable to thousands of drivers
Timber Queensway signs were removed from tunnels and replaced with new electronic warning billboards which can instantly alert drivers to a crash or hold up ahead

Crystal Mortgages celebrates record-breaking performance

Joe Breeden, managing director at Crystal Mortgages
Representing the first time it has surpassed the half-a-billion mark in issued terms, the growth has been further complemented with a 33 per cent rise in completions against last year

Business In Pictures

Harrison Drape in Digbeth is being regenerated as an apartment complex

Works starts on Harrison Drape regeneration

Former curtain factory in Digbeth is being brought back to life as an apartment complex which is due to finished by the end of 2016

Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies

Second deal for Mercia Technologies since AIM float

Warwickshire tech investor makes another investment after raising £70m from initial public offering

Black Country manufacturer creates jobs and expands factory with £900k funding

David Chance, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking (left), and Ray Andrews, managing director of Midtherm Flue Systems
Midtherm Flue Systems which installed plant at Burj Khalifa secures finance from Lloyds Bank and Regional Growth Fund
Cadbury factory in Bournville

Cadbury progress under Mondelez should give other Midlands firms confidence

The region’s other manufacturing businesses should take note and encouragement from what Cadbury's American parent company is achieving.

The Greek election - what are the repercussions?

Supporters of Alexis Tsipras, leader of Syriza, gather during a rally outside Athens University Headquarters following its victory in the Greek election
The victory by anti-austerity party Syriza will see Alexis Tsipras lead Syriza on the promise it will renegotiate the terms of the bailout Greece has received
Cadbury factory in Bournville

Cadbury progress under Mondelez should give other Midlands firms confidence

The region’s other manufacturing businesses should take note and encouragement from what Cadbury's American parent company is achieving.

Ian Hyde, from Pinsent Masons, who has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal

Pinsent Masons' partner Ian Hyde to become tribunal judge

Ian Hyde will be a ‘fee-paid’ judge, meaning he will sit on a part time basis, and will take up the position later this year

The now-replaced Queensway tunnel sign, recognisable to thousands of drivers

Crumbled Birmingham Queensway tunnels sign could be recreated for university exhibition

Timber Queensway signs were removed from tunnels and replaced with new electronic warning billboards which can instantly alert drivers to a crash or hold up ahead

Joe Breeden, managing director at Crystal Mortgages

Crystal Mortgages celebrates record-breaking performance

Representing the first time it has surpassed the half-a-billion mark in issued terms, the growth has been further complemented with a 33 per cent rise in completions against last year

Videos & Photos

Harrison Drape in Digbeth is being regenerated as an apartment complex

Works starts on Harrison Drape regeneration

Cadbury factory in Bournville

Cadbury progress under Mondelez should give other Midlands firms confidence

Pictures: Jaguars and Range Rovers driven off stricken Hoegh Osaka

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

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