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Boarded up shops in Lichfield Road, Mere Green, which are set to be redeveloped

Developers lining up for stalled Mere Green scheme

Progress finally being made on long-awaited retail development in upmarket city suburb

New man at helm of Brandauer

David Spears (left) and Rowan Crozier from Brandauer
David Spears brings an end to 13-year tenure but will stay on in non-executive position

Creative companies to reveal the secrets of their success

David Maclean, who runs Packt Publishing - one of the firms taking part in Birmingham's first OpenCo
Tech businesses will open their doors for a day to discuss their ventures in a bid to make Birmingham more collaborative

Lloyds backs Parkfield Business Services to buy own premises

Andy Parker, senior manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking (left), and Dean Bick, director at Parkfield Building Services
Banks supplies £100,000 funding package to support family-run business' expansion plans

Irwin Mitchell joins forces with Board Evaluation to host business briefing event

Chris Rawstron, partner and head of business legal services at Irwin Mitchell in Birmingham
The session on September 11 will provide advice on a range of issues, from financial strategy to getting the board and senior management team right

Business In Pictures

Opus Restaurant

New Opus bar to bring continental dining experience to city

Restaurant group to open third venue in Birmingham and sprinkle a taste of Barcelona on One Snowhill

New £3.2m funding deal from Santander for MSS Lasers

Warwickshire laser cutting machine outfit set to hire six new staff and bolster operations in UK and Spain

Legal action halts final repayments from Cobbetts

One Colmore Square, the former home of law firm Cobbetts
Lloyds Bank waiting on final payment of almost £337,000 following collapse of law firm last summer
Katie Hopkins bucket challenge

A cultural divide from Bengal Bay to Katie Hopkins

I've been scouring the world for the place to go to get away from Katie Hopkins... and I think I might have found it

Trevor Law: Keeping pace with host of changes to pensions

General business
The industry still awaits further detail in respect of the tax charge applied to lump sum death benefits from crystallised funds.
Simon Millard, managing director of BuyWindowsOnline.co.uk (left), with DTZ's Jonathan Robinson outside the firm's new showroom in Erdington

BuyWindowsOnline opens new showroom

Manufacturing group launches new base in Erdington to showcase door and window range

Chris Rawstron, partner and head of business legal services at Irwin Mitchell in Birmingham

Irwin Mitchell joins forces with Board Evaluation to host business briefing event

The session on September 11 will provide advice on a range of issues, from financial strategy to getting the board and senior management team right

David Maclean, who runs Packt Publishing - one of the firms taking part in Birmingham's first OpenCo

Creative companies to reveal the secrets of their success

Tech businesses will open their doors for a day to discuss their ventures in a bid to make Birmingham more collaborative

Andy Parker, senior manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking (left), and Dean Bick, director at Parkfield Building Services

Lloyds backs Parkfield Business Services to buy own premises

Banks supplies £100,000 funding package to support family-run business' expansion plans

Videos & Photos

Boarded up shops in Lichfield Road, Mere Green, which are set to be redeveloped

Developers lining up for stalled Mere Green scheme

City of Colours Wall by N4T4, Philth, Mila K and AsOne

Birmingham to become City of Colours

An artist's impression of the type of building now being planned at the V Building site

New plans drawn up for V Building site at Arena Central

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