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Matt Taylor, director of Headline Communications, shows off his Bolton Ironman UK medal

Headline director proves he is a real Ironman

Matt Taylor completes gruelling triathlon and raises thousands for charity Scope

Record numbers attend Colmore Business District Food Festival

Visitors enjoy live entertainment at Colmore Business District Food Festival 2014
Organisers say crowds flocked to city centre despite bad weather on second

Poundland chairman quits to join Morrisons

Poundland
Darren Shapland to step up after six months on the board as Black Country waves farewell to Andrew Higginson

City launches hunt for housing developer

Houses
Major scheme in south Birmingham takes next step as cabinet agrees to start tender process for latest phase of 1,000-house development

Orbis Partners advise TT Electronics on Roxspur acquisition

Chris Gregory, partner at Orbis Partners
The acquisition of Roxspur, which has annual sales of around £8 million, will form part of TT’s sensing and control division

Business In Pictures

Houses

City launches hunt for Kings Norton housing developer

Major scheme in south Birmingham takes next step as cabinet agrees to start tender process for latest phase of 1,000-house development

Poundland

Poundland chairman quits to join Morrisons

Darren Shapland to step up after six months on the board as Black Country waves farewell to Andrew Higginson

Orbis Partners advise TT Electronics on Roxspur acquisition

Chris Gregory, partner at Orbis Partners
The acquisition of Roxspur, which has annual sales of around £8 million, will form part of TT’s sensing and control division
The Vauxhall Vivaro, which has secured 1,200 jobs over the next decade

Viva Vauxhall! (and a Vauxhall Viva to come as well…)

Vauxhall’s UK quality and work practices now compare with anywhere in Europe, and the adaptability and skill level of Vauxhall’s UK workforce is a major asset for the firm

GM via Vauxhall is creating 550 new jobs in the UK

General business
Vauxhall has a line-up of well designed, styled and engineered cars, with decent quality levels. The Adam, Mokka, Astra and Insignia - soon to be joined by the Viva city car.
Team Sky's Sir Dave Brailsford, Richie Porte and Geraint Thomas pose next to the new Jaguar F-Type Coupé high performance support vehicle

Special Jaguar F-Type takes on Tour de France role

The Midland car-maker extended its support as an innovation partner to Team Sky by designing, engineering and building a bespoke F-Type Coupé high performance support vehicle for the team to use during Stage 20 of the race

Peter Gate (centre) flanked by Meridian Private Client partners Philip Harrison (left) and Drummond Kerr

Associate hire set to spur further growth at Meridian

The arrival of Peter Gate, an associate at Russell-Cooke for almost five years, is regarded as a significant coup by Meridian partner Philip Harrison

Matt Taylor, director of Headline Communications, shows off his Bolton Ironman UK medal

Headline director proves he is a real Ironman

Matt Taylor completes gruelling triathlon and raises thousands for charity Scope

Chris Gregory, partner at Orbis Partners

Orbis Partners advise TT Electronics on Roxspur acquisition

The acquisition of Roxspur, which has annual sales of around £8 million, will form part of TT’s sensing and control division

Videos & Photos

Visitors enjoy live entertainment at Colmore Business District Food Festival 2014

Record numbers attend Colmore Business District Food Festival

John Dyson, John Harris, Peter Stienlet, John Stewart.

Stewart & Harris celebrate joining Patrick Parsons

Simon Lloyd, DTZ; Louise Brooke-Smith, Brooke Smith Planning; Simon Farrant, GBR Phoenix Beard.

Brooke Smith Planning marks 20th anniversary

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