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An artist's impression of the type of building now being planned at the V Building site

New plans drawn up for V Building site at Arena Central

Less extravagant plans are being drawn up for on the site of the proposed V Building

Extraenergy to create 1,000 city jobs to take on 'big six'

Geoff Childs, managing director of Extraenergy which is now looking to hire 1,000 staff for a new base in Birmingham
Company which has signed up two million German customers since 2010 now eyeing UK market and a new large base in Birmingham

Legal action halts final repayments from Cobbetts

One Colmore Square, the former home of law firm Cobbetts
Lloyds Bank waiting on final payment of almost £337,000 following collapse of law firm last summer

Birmingham to become City of Colours

City of Colours Wall by N4T4, Philth, Mila K and AsOne
Digbeth to welcome more than 140 artists as it plays host to city's first large-scale festival of street art next weekend

Wakemans wins brief to lead Midshire Business Systems redevelopment

Adrian Cartwright, Wakemans
Property and construction consultancy will project manage £2.2m revamp of West Bromwich head office

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Adrian Cartwright, Wakemans

Wakemans wins brief to lead Midshire Business Systems redevelopment

Property and construction consultancy will project manage £2.2m revamp of West Bromwich head office

Sir Peter Rigby whose company has made it second aviation acquisition of the summer

Latest deal for Rigby Group as it buys Capital Air Charter

Coventry Airport owner continues acquisition trail with deal for air ambulance and private flight operator

Santander backs Atwell International with £600,000 funding deal

Russell Walker, managing director of Atwell International which has secured a new £600,000 funding package from Santander
Worcestershire manufacturing group will use new capital to expand in Asia, Europe and North American markets
General business

Trevor Law: Keeping pace with host of changes to pensions

The industry still awaits further detail in respect of the tax charge applied to lump sum death benefits from crystallised funds.

Steve Allen: Expansion of Birmingham law firm could be first of many more to come

Steve Allen
Hogan is not the first City law firm to adopt the practice of disaggregation in the quest for greater efficiency.
Russell Walker, managing director of Atwell International which has secured a new £600,000 funding package from Santander

Santander backs Atwell International with £600,000 funding deal

Worcestershire manufacturing group will use new capital to expand in Asia, Europe and North American markets

One Colmore Square, the former home of law firm Cobbetts

Legal action halts final repayments from Cobbetts

Lloyds Bank waiting on final payment of almost £337,000 following collapse of law firm last summer

City of Colours Wall by N4T4, Philth, Mila K and AsOne

Birmingham to become City of Colours

Digbeth to welcome more than 140 artists as it plays host to city's first large-scale festival of street art next weekend

New £3.2m funding deal from Santander for MSS Lasers

Warwickshire laser cutting machine outfit set to hire six new staff and bolster operations in UK and Spain

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An artist's impression of the type of building now being planned at the V Building site

New plans drawn up for V Building site at Arena Central

City of Colours Wall by N4T4, Philth, Mila K and AsOne

Birmingham to become City of Colours

Birmingham's Michelin-starred restaurants: Purnell's, Turners, Adam's and Simpsons

Birmingham restaurants snubbed in Good Food Guide top 50

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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
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor