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Flights from China to Birmingham across the summer announced

Flights from Beijing will bring thousands of Chinese tourists to the region, as Birmingham Airport uses Shakespeare to promote itself in the Far East

Office plan for prime Newhall Street building

New retail space will be created as part of a redevelopment of the building above independent café Yorks

West Midlands museums to shares £3m funding boost

1100s line up at the Heritage Motor Centre - one of nine sites to share in £3m worth of Arts Council England funding
Nine sites including Birmingham Museums Trust to share investment which will help museums make the most of development opportunities

Personal finance changes are more revolution than evolution

Peter Sharkey assess some of the key issues affecting the sector in 2015 ahead of the Birmingham Post's first 'Quarterly Personal Finance Report' supplement

Range Rover Evoque Convertible to go into production

Land Rover first showed a convertible concept at the 2012 Geneva motor show and speculation has been mounting in recent months that it was set to go into production

Business In Pictures

The Electric Cinema in Birmingham City centre.

Electric Cinema fears allayed after apartment plans withdrawn

The owner of the oldest working cinema in the UK had feared the scheme would lead to its demise because of noise pollution complaints from residents

Emma Shipp, managing partner at SGH Martineau

Shakespeares and SGH Martineau in merger talks

A combined firm would employ around 900 staff, including 150 partners, and see a fee income of more than £75 million

Goodfish acquires Powell & Harber thanks to Finance Birmingham funding deal

Ian Fairclough (Finance Birmingham), Nigel Tipple (Goodfish), Greg McDonald (Goodfish)
Based in Cannock, Goodfish employs 30 people and has clients in markets including the USA, Ireland, Portugal, Hungary and Poland as well as the UK
David Bailey

Coventry Gateway decision may see jobs lost to other regions

The Communities and local Government Secretary Eric Pickles recently turned down the proposed 'Coventry Gateway' scheme.

Learning to execute strategy that works

General business
Orthodoxy suggests that strategy can be reduced to 'standard' components which any student, of organisational leader, simply has to understand and, depending on the circumstances, apply.
New Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Range Rover Evoque Convertible to go into production

Land Rover first showed a convertible concept at the 2012 Geneva motor show and speculation has been mounting in recent months that it was set to go into production

Birmingham legal advisor Anwar Khattak, who has been awarded a British Empire Medal

Anwar Khattak awarded British Empire Medal

Mr Khattak, aged 31, is the figure behind Birmingham Youth Sport Academy (BYSA), a voluntary-run organisation promoting football in a bid to keep underprivileged children occupied in more worthwhile pursuits

1100s line up at the Heritage Motor Centre - one of nine sites to share in £3m worth of Arts Council England funding

West Midlands museums to shares £3m funding boost

Nine sites including Birmingham Museums Trust to share investment which will help museums make the most of development opportunities

Personal finance changes are more revolution than evolution

Peter Sharkey assess some of the key issues affecting the sector in 2015 ahead of the Birmingham Post's first 'Quarterly Personal Finance Report' supplement

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Birmingham International Airport

Flights from China to Birmingham across the summer announced

Office plan for prime Newhall Street building

New Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Range Rover Evoque Convertible to go into production

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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