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Green light for long-awaited Harrison Drape regeneration

Eight-year wait for transformation of run-down former factory should soon be over after councillors award planning permission to Seven Capital

Domestic sales boost as Aga Rangemaster benefits from 'market wind'

The Total Control model made by Aga which has seen domestic sales rise by nearly 10 per cent in the first half of 2014
Strong UK performance helps turnover as pre-tax losses are also reduced at luxury cooker brand

Complex Cold Forming secures new funding deal with HSBC

Managing director Robert Smith (left) and technical director Paul Bailey, of Complex Cold Forming, which has secured a £1.2m funding deal with HSBC
Black Country manufacturing group set to create 15 new jobs on the back of contract wins with firms such as Ford

Turbosmart opens new base in Birmingham

Jeremy Cope, of Smith Cooper, which has helped Turbosmart UK launches a new base in Birmingham
Manufacturing group launches dedicated base in city to support UK target European and Middle East markets

A chance to own your own West Midlands manor

Peacock Manor, Billesley Lane, Portway, is going under the hammer at an auction in the city

Business In Pictures

Green light for long-awaited Harrison Drape regeneration

Eight-year wait for transformation of run-down former factory should soon be over after councillors award planning permission to Seven Capital

The Total Control model made by Aga which has seen domestic sales rise by nearly 10 per cent in the first half of 2014

Domestic sales boost as Aga Rangemaster benefits from 'market wind'

Strong UK performance helps turnover as pre-tax losses are also reduced at luxury cooker brand

Trio of hires boosts Davies and Partners Solicitors' Birmingham team

Mark Green, Claire-Elaine Arthurs and Andrew Moodie, who have joined Davies and Partners Solicitors
Claire-Elaine Arthurs is one of those joining the firm to head up its dedicated property litigation unit
General business

Trevor Law: Keeping pace with host of changes to pensions

The industry still awaits further detail in respect of the tax charge applied to lump sum death benefits from crystallised funds.

Steve Allen: Expansion of Birmingham law firm could be first of many more to come

Steve Allen
Hogan is not the first City law firm to adopt the practice of disaggregation in the quest for greater efficiency.
The Total Control model made by Aga which has seen domestic sales rise by nearly 10 per cent in the first half of 2014

Domestic sales boost as Aga Rangemaster benefits from 'market wind'

Strong UK performance helps turnover as pre-tax losses are also reduced at luxury cooker brand

Mark Green, Claire-Elaine Arthurs and Andrew Moodie, who have joined Davies and Partners Solicitors

Trio of hires boosts Davies and Partners Solicitors' Birmingham team

Claire-Elaine Arthurs is one of those joining the firm to head up its dedicated property litigation unit

New Jask recruits; Debbie Clifton, Dave Potts. Front Row (L-R): Kevin Thompson, Haider Ismail, James Davison, Kristen Voisey

Solihull marketing agency Jask takes on six new roles

Firm takes on six new staff to meet growth demands during the first half of the year after recent client wins

Currency

Strong pound threatens West Midlands' growth, economists warn

Capital Economics' Regional Chart Book for August suggests exchange rates are a greater concern in this region than others

Videos & Photos

Green light for long-awaited Harrison Drape regeneration

The Aston Tavern is one of many pubs around Birmingham to undergo a facelift

Renovated and restored - Five Birmingham pubs sporting new looks

A chance to own your own West Midlands manor

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