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Ranjit Boparan Singh

2 Sisters' founders make Asian rich list

Ranjit and Baljinder Boparan feature in countdown of UK's richest Asians

Regeneration project for Colmore Square

Enjoying the new-look Colmore Square in Birmingham (from left): Jason Jackson of Shoosmiths, Peter Dunlop of Capita and Rob Valentine and Mike Mounfield of Colmore Business District
New landscaping and chess garden as public square undergoes revamp led by Colmore Business District

Catalyst advises on Fabulous Bakin' Bros buyout

Mark Wilson, partner at Catalyst Corporate Finance in Birmingham
Birmingham-based partner helped Dutch firm Daelmans acquire the well-known UK cake brand

Insolvency risk falls for region's businesses, says R3

Richard Philpott, a partner at KPMG in the region and Midlands chairman of the R3 insolvency trade body
Trade body says new research shows risk of insolvency is dropping among key sectors

Tricorn predicts positive half year

Tricorn Group
Energy division steady while new business grows in US, says Malvern manufacturer

Business In Pictures

Enjoying the new-look Colmore Square in Birmingham (from left): Jason Jackson of Shoosmiths, Peter Dunlop of Capita and Rob Valentine and Mike Mounfield of Colmore Business District

Regeneration project for Colmore Square

New landscaping and chess garden as public square undergoes revamp led by Colmore Business District

Mark Wilson, partner at Catalyst Corporate Finance in Birmingham

Catalyst advises on Fabulous Bakin' Bros buyout

Birmingham-based partner helped Dutch firm Daelmans acquire the well-known UK cake brand

HSBC launches £500m funding pot for region's SMEs

HSBC is looking to increase growth among West Midlands SMEs with new funding pot
Move part of bank's plan to release £6billion to small- and medium-sized companies as new report predicts year of growth
General business

Examining the basis of contemporary capitalism

If you get a chance have a look at a book that is causing something of a sensation among both economists and politicians across the world.

Russian threats over gas put the wind up EU

The Ukraine crisis has made the challenge of weaning itself off Russian gas, and to diversify sources of supply, a major priority for the EU.
Tricorn Group

Tricorn predicts positive half year

Energy division steady while new business grows in US, says Malvern manufacturer

Worcestershire Law Society president Iain Morrison (rear) with winners from the society's inaugural legal awards

Legal stalwart recognised at Law Society's inaugural awards

Bill Stallard among winners from Worcestershire Law Society's first President's Awards

Vote for your favourite movie to watch outdoors at this year's Brindleyplace Film Festival

Last year’s festival attracted more than 12,000 visitors, making it Brindleyplace’s most successful event to date

Robert Bloxham from ORB Creative at the Birmingham Post Investors' Fortress event.

Politicians and businesses welcome £5m Birmingham Post Growth Fund return

Cabinet ministers and businesspeople alike herald new fund as a boost to small and medium-sized firms

Videos & Photos

Jaguar Land Rover will supply Virgin Galactic astronauts

Land Rover in Virgin Galactic deal to supply astronauts

The Library Of Birmingham won three categories at the 2014 RIBA West Midlands Awards

Library of Birmingham sweeps board at RIBA Awards

Stuart Franks, Coltham Developments; Dan Anderson, Anderson's Bar & Grill; Mike Hargreaves, Coltham Developments; Jilly Cosgrove, Barques Design; Eddie Morse, EMC Consultancy; Simon Marsh, Anderson's Bar & Grill.

Alternative MIPIM event in Birmingham

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