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Grand Hotel unveiling coming soon

Wraps to come off famous Birmingham hotel in Colmore Row as work on façade finishes within weeks

Grand Central Birmingham appoints new marketing manager

City's newest shopping centre recruits retail specialist to lead the marketing of the complex which will open in September

Stratford-upon-Avon lawyer Julian Rawstorne retires after 50 years in the profession

Lawyer Julian Rawstorne, who is retiring after 50 years in the legal profession
What was Rawstorne Heran Solicitors is now part of West Bromwich firm Clark Brookes Turner Cary and trades as CBTC Rawstorne Solicitors

Entrepreneurial Spark start-ups rewarded

Spearhead collect their Entrepreneurial Spark Pitching Competition prize
The gongs are organised by the business Hatchery, Entrepreneurial Spark, powered by NatWest, and partner KPMG

Guhring to invest £12m in Advanced Manufacturing Hub base

CGI of the Guhring plant at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Aston
German precision engineering firm has become the second foreign business to locate to the manufacturing base in Aston which is expected to create 50 jobs and safeguard a further 75

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CGI of the Guhring plant at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Aston

Guhring to invest £12m in Advanced Manufacturing Hub base

German precision engineering firm has become the second foreign business to locate to the manufacturing base in Aston which is expected to create 50 jobs and safeguard a further 75

Premier Inn's owner Whitbread has recruited Top Banana to help with events

Top Banana secures Whitbread client win

Black Country event specialist joins a roster of clients which includes Barclaycard, Primark and Barcardi

Mitchells & Butlers' headquarters sold for £69.5m

Mitchells & Butlers HQ in Fleet Street has been sold for £69.5m
Fleet Street offices and nearby Ibis Styles Hotel sold in deal to Legal & General Property

This energy policy is on a new course sunshine

In a politically “hot” and highly regulated sector such as energy, market certainty is what investors value more than anything else.

Maybe gig plus grey could gear up our productivity poser

Hillary Clinton has been flagging up the issues associated with the 'gig economy'
Michael Loftus assesses the potential impact of the so-called 'gig economy'
Robots in action on the Jaguar XE production line in Solihull

Jaguar Land Rover thought to be eyeing Poland or Slovakia for new factory

The move comes as the Midland car-maker continues its rapid growth amid plans to almost double production to 1.5 million vehicles a year

Lawyer Julian Rawstorne, who is retiring after 50 years in the legal profession

Stratford-upon-Avon lawyer Julian Rawstorne retires after 50 years in the profession

What was Rawstorne Heran Solicitors is now part of West Bromwich firm Clark Brookes Turner Cary and trades as CBTC Rawstorne Solicitors

Premier Inn's owner Whitbread has recruited Top Banana to help with events

Top Banana secures Whitbread client win

Black Country event specialist joins a roster of clients which includes Barclaycard, Primark and Barcardi

Spearhead collect their Entrepreneurial Spark Pitching Competition prize

Entrepreneurial Spark start-ups rewarded

The gongs are organised by the business Hatchery, Entrepreneurial Spark, powered by NatWest, and partner KPMG

Videos & Photos

CGI of how the revamped Civic House could look under newly submitted plans

First plans for Great Charles Street Estate

The new Nosh and Quaff restaurant in Colmore Row, Birmingham.

Nosh and Quaff unveiled after £1m fit-out completes

Three Brindleyplace will be home to new CAU and Zizzi restaurants

Zizzi and CAU to open in Brindleyplace

In This Week's Paper

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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