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Park Regis Hotel sky bar work set to begin offering new views of Birmingham

Work on the giant bar at Five Ways Island will start in a matter of days as a four-star hotel begins to take shape

Capita paid £23m dividend from taxpayer-funded Service Birmingham contract

Service Birmingham
A total of £23 million was paid to the private firm last year from the controversial deal with Birmingham City Council, up from £8 million last year

Regional business news website TheBusinessDesk.com calls in administrators

Bosses of the business website, which operates in Yorkshire, the North West and West Midlands. say the jobs of all 14 staff will be protected

Fastest Aston Martin production convertible yet goes on show in Paris

Aston Martin's new V12 Vanquish S Roadster
The V12 Vanquish S Roadster features Aston Martin’s latest 6.0-litre V12 engine producing 565bhp

Jerroms seals second merger in two months

Mark Eden, director at Jerroms, John Bill and Chris Pate of Trafalgars and Neill Currie of Jerroms
Solihull accountancy firm has merged with Birmingham practice Trafalgars following a similar deal with Bromsgrove-based Harrison Priddey & Co

Business In Pictures

Park Regis Hotel sky bar work set to begin offering new views of Birmingham

Work on the giant bar at Five Ways Island will start in a matter of days as a four-star hotel begins to take shape

Mark Eden, director at Jerroms, John Bill and Chris Pate of Trafalgars and Neill Currie of Jerroms

Jerroms seals second merger in two months

Solihull accountancy firm has merged with Birmingham practice Trafalgars following a similar deal with Bromsgrove-based Harrison Priddey & Co

Handmade Burger Company to open third Birmingham restaurant

Phil Davies, relationship director at Lloyds Bank Commercial (left), with Handmade Burger Company founder Chris Sargeant outside the chain's Bullring restaurant
Chain to launch in Grand Central and three other UK sites after securing £400,000 finance package from Lloyds Bank
Lord Michael Heseltine

Jerry Blackett: Birmingham isn't trusted with its own money

Birmingham City Council has now stepped up its bid to attract more powers for the region by formally joining forces with Solihull to work on projects like the HS2 high-speed rail link.

David Bailey: Service Birmingham's £63,000-a-day Dividend Bombshell

Capita
The financial details of the deal between Birmingham City Council and Capita in the form of Service Birmingham (SB) remain shrouded in secrecy.

Regional business news website TheBusinessDesk.com calls in administrators

Bosses of the business website, which operates in Yorkshire, the North West and West Midlands. say the jobs of all 14 staff will be protected

Sara Fowler, EYs senior partner in the Midlands

Turnover and profits up at EY

The firm also saw distributable profits up by 12 per cent from £368 million to £412 million

Videos & Photos

Park Regis Hotel sky bar work set to begin offering new views of Birmingham

Major Birmingham property portfolio the Great Charles Street Estate put up for sale

Michael Buble on stage in concert at the NIA in March

Michael Bublé to perform as NIA renamed the Barclaycard Arena

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Graeme Brown
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Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
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Political Editor