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Another restaurant could be joining Bullring's long list of places to eat

Bill's has eye on Bullring for first Birmingham restaurant

National restaurant chain looks to grow Midlands presence with fifth outlet in the region and first in the city

Tesco to close Edgbaston store

Tesco's store at Five Ways Island looks set to close
Beleaguered supermarket chains announces plan to shut store at Five Ways Island which has placed 225 jobs at risk

New images show revamped 55 Colmore Row

CGI of the rear of 55 Colmore Row
Work starts on £30m renovation of historic office building once left vacant following departure of city law firm

Sainsbury's plans in for Selly Oak site

The Battery Park site in Selly Oak where Sainsbury's has applied to build a new store
Long-awaited regeneration of Battery Park gathers pace as major applications lodged for supermarket, retail units and 424-room student accommodation

Pictures: New images of Paradise office buildings

Newly released CGIs and renders show how the first phases of the £500 million Paradise development will look around Chamberlain Square

Business In Pictures

CGI of the rear of 55 Colmore Row

New images show revamped 55 Colmore Row

Work starts on £30m renovation of historic office building once left vacant following departure of city law firm

New faces at Top Banana (from left): Head of marketing communications Rebecca Jeavons, head of venues Sam Dyus, office manager Liza Carrington, junior motion graphics designer Ed Waldron and account executive Jessica Bond

New recruits bolster Top Banana

Black Country event and communication agency add six new faces to team including first ever head of marketing communications

Innovation Birmingham launches new business centre plan

From left: David Hardman, chief executive of Innovation Birmingham, Karle Burford, director of AHR Architects and Ian Hirst, bid manager with Thomas Vale Construction
City campus to house dedicated hub aimed at helping SMEs and growing companies interact better with city's universities
Climate change

Finally we see wood for the trees in action on climate change

According to UN scientists, deforestation accounts for 10% of global GHG emissions, and is a particular issue in developing countries where land degradation for development, and so-called "slash and burn agriculture", is on the rise.

Business in the Community is good for business

General business
The approach adopted by BitC takes corporate social responsibility to the next level, with a simple desire to tackle a range of issues by mobilising businesses to help leverage their skills to deliver real results for others.
Rowan Crozier from Brandauer

From Victorian nib maker to an engineering powerhouse

Family firm proves moving with the times is key to survival in the face of competition

Partner Mark Elder and associate Rebekah Finch from Shoosmiths' dispute resolution and compliance team

Double appointment for Shoosmiths

City law firm hires two new faces for dispute resolution and compliance team in Birmingham

Channel 4 HQ in Westminster

Channel 4 to Birmingham: An idea so out there it might just work

Birmingham should be making television that the world wants to see, says Graeme Brown

Martin Hoare of H&S Legal, Jason Nash, relationship manager professional practices at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking in Birmingham, Adrian Shaw manager at H&S Legal and Nan Anima-Marfoh of H&S Legal

H&S Legal secures Lloyds Bank's backing for St Paul's Square office purchase

H&S Legal had been based at its rented premises on Spencer Street in the Jewellery Quarter since it was established in 2005

Videos & Photos

Another restaurant could be joining Bullring's long list of places to eat

Bill's has eye on Bullring for first Birmingham restaurant

Channel 4 could move to Birmingham

The Battery Park site in Selly Oak where Sainsbury's has applied to build a new store

Sainsbury's plans in for Selly Oak site

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