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Broad Street's finest businesses and staff have been celebrated at the tenth BOBs

Del Villaggio and Café Opus named among Best of Broad Street

Restaurants, bars and staff all recognised in tenth annual celebration of the businesses in and around famous city street

Mitchells & Butlers fined £1.5m after diner death

Birmingham headquarters of M&B which has been fined £1.5m
Chef and pub manager jailed for perverting the course of justice after 46-year-old mum dies and dozens of customers left with food poisoning

Work starts on latest Mailbox bar and restaurant

Artist's impression of Gas Street Social at The Mailbox
Gas Street Social to launch in former Bar Room Bar unit where it will neighbour Pennyblacks, Bar Epernay and Café Rouge among others

M&G Real Estate commits £81m to fund new warehouse for Euro Car Parts

CGI of Euro Car Parts' new distribution hub at Birch Coppice Business Park
IM Properties seals deal with property investor to develop more commercial property at Tamworth logistics hub

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

Business In Pictures

CGI of Euro Car Parts' new distribution hub at Birch Coppice Business Park

M&G Real Estate commits £81m to fund new warehouse for Euro Car Parts

IM Properties seals deal with property investor to develop more commercial property at Tamworth logistics hub

David Chance, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking (left), and Ray Andrews, managing director of Midtherm Flue Systems

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

Midtherm Flue Systems which installed plant at Burj Khalifa secures finance from Lloyds Bank and Regional Growth Fund

Cash raised from £307m NEC Group sale will be used on city council's equal pay claims

The NEC
The NEC Group, the arenas, conference and exhibition centres and linked companies have been sold to private equity firm LDC in a deal worth £307 million
A printing plate fitted to a cylinder of a rotary press during printing at Thomson Newspapers London Office circa 1950.

Murder trials, cheap suits and a hotline to a bygone era

The passing of former Birmingham Post crime reporter Harry Hawkes at the age of 86 marks another severance of a link to an era routinely viewed as a golden age for newspaper journalism.

Time for real change to address inequality

General business
Frequently change is driven by a plethora of headlines based on reports based on data showing why it should happen.
David Chance, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking (left), and Ray Andrews, managing director of Midtherm Flue Systems

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

Midtherm Flue Systems which installed plant at Burj Khalifa secures finance from Lloyds Bank and Regional Growth Fund

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co's HR director Chris Oglethorpe

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co appoints new director of human resources

Chris Oglethorpe joins from Royal Bank of Scotland, where he held various senior positions, including HR director of the new Williams & Glyn bank

Artist's impression of Gas Street Social at The Mailbox

Work starts on latest Mailbox bar and restaurant

Gas Street Social to launch in former Bar Room Bar unit where it will neighbour Pennyblacks, Bar Epernay and Café Rouge among others

Birmingham-based Geoff Davies, Grant Thornton's head of advisory services in the Midlands

Grant Thornton retains top spots for deal volume

Nationally the firm advised on 136 deals in 2014 and outperformed the market – recording a 3.8 per cent increase on deals recorded in 2013. The total volume of industry deals increased by two per cent last year

Videos & Photos

Artist's impression of Gas Street Social at The Mailbox

Work starts on latest Mailbox bar and restaurant

Andrew Flynn, Burgis & Bullock; and William Clemmey, Chief Executive, Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs.

Warwickshire accountants host charity quiz night

Wheeleys Road in Edgbaston.

Pretty double-fronted Victorian home in Edgbaston

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