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Scaffolding around the new Adagio Hotel in the Beorma Quarter, Digbeth

Stalled Beorma Quarter starts to take shape

Work well underway on delayed hotel and office scheme with historic storage building to be revitalised as commercial complex

Trojan Horse inquiry uncovers campaign of 'aggressive Islamic ethos'

Trojan Horse
The inquiry uncovers pupils branded “kaffir” if they failed to attend prayers, children told that women who refused to have sex with husbands would be sent to hell and non-Muslim children excluded from school trips supposedly designed to teach foreign languages - which were really religious pilgrimages

Tributes paid after long-serving doctor Peter Pollitt passes away

Former Walsall doctor Peter Pollitt
Peter Pollitt ran his own surgery on Broadway which had approximately 3,500 patients as well as working in casualty at the old Walsall General Hospital. He had also served as a magistrate in Walsall before passing away suddenly at his home last week

New director bolsters CBRE planning team

CBRE's head of planning in the Midlands Gary Cardin (left) with new recruit Richard Brown
Richard Brown reunites with Gary Cardin after 12 years with rival agency Deloitte Real Estate

Barclays appoints new corporate director for Leicestershire and Warwickshire

Keith Ross, Barclays' corporate director for Leicestershire and Warwickshire
Mr Ross, who will lead a team of relationship directors across the region, has been acting corporate director in the area for the last 12 months, as well as managing a portfolio of clients

Business In Pictures

Artist's impression of the new High Street in Longbridge town centre

St. Modwen to lead Longbridge tour

BPS Birmingham Future event will update how regeneration of south Birmingham town is progressing

Floors-2-Go has gone into administration for a third time

Floors-2-Go placed into administration for third time

MB Insolvency appointed to Birmingham-based retailer as mystery shrouds latest twist in company's history

Midven leads £300,000 funding round in image company

Mark White, investment director of Midven’s Rainbow Seed Fund
Spectral Edge will use capital to bring colour deficiency product to market
General business

Watch out for the pitfalls of investing in art

The value of works of art can be extremely volatile, rising and falling on the popularity, or even, mortality of the artist.

CPD changes set to bring more freedom

Steve Allen
The Solicitors Regulation Authority has pledged to scrap the 16 hours of continuing professional development solicitors must complete every year.
Tableware designed by Heritage Collection at Palomar

Heritage Collection wins Palomar restaurant order

Birmingham silversmith completes 2,500-piece order in three weeks for new London eatery

Stewart Smith, an associate within with mfg Solicitors' agricultural and rural affairs team

mfg Solicitors advises on nursery solar deal

Renewables legal specialists at the firm assisted the owner of Bypass Nurseries on the 25-year lease of the solar park and other legal agreements, including the specialist funding documents required to get the project off the ground in Aldington

Keith Ross, Barclays' corporate director for Leicestershire and Warwickshire

Barclays appoints new corporate director for Leicestershire and Warwickshire

Mr Ross, who will lead a team of relationship directors across the region, has been acting corporate director in the area for the last 12 months, as well as managing a portfolio of clients

Videos & Photos

Scaffolding around the new Adagio Hotel in the Beorma Quarter, Digbeth

Stalled Beorma Quarter starts to take shape

Two Snowhill

Two Snowhill will house new HS2 team in Birmingham

New Street's atrium as seen from the Rotunda

Video: New Street milestone reached as atrium roof takes shape

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