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Stewart Towe CBE, of Smethwick-based Hadley Group

Queen's Awards for Enterprise handed to 11 in the West Midlands

Manufacturing firms dominate the list recognising innovation and international trade – ranging from one employing just 14 people to one employing almost 25,000

Chamber chief urges Birmingham to become the 'new Victorians'

Tim Pile, president of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce
Tim Pile says city should grip potential as business leaders recognised at annual awards

Higgs helps Talash expand hotel portfolio

From left: Higgs & Sons' Stewart Coles and Damian Beard with Talash Hotels' owners Ravi Kathuria and Sanjay Kathuria
Law firm backs entrepreneurs to buy Honiley Court Hotel

Facelift for Cube's Laurent-Perrier champagne bar

The new-look Laurent-Perrier Champagne Bar on the 25th floor of The Cube
Upholstery firm Mr McQueen leads revamp of 25th-floor bar

Seneca Capital pumps new investment into FJ Holdings

Nick Leitch, head of Seneca Capital's Midlands operation
Dudley firm will use new backing to reorganise group following recent acquisition

Business In Pictures

Building society chief executive Jonathan Westhoff, Sandwell Council deputy leader and cabinet member for town and neighbourhood services, Mahboob Hussain, and Adrian Kenny, contracts manager for Thomas Vale Construction

Supplement: Who's Who In Construction

Who’s Who In Construction, published today, shows the progress being made on the ground in the region

Nick Leitch, head of Seneca Capital's Midlands operation

Seneca Capital pumps new investment into FJ Holdings

Dudley firm will use new backing to reorganise group following recent acquisition

Catalyst advises on Fabulous Bakin' Bros buyout

Mark Wilson, partner at Catalyst Corporate Finance in Birmingham
Birmingham-based partner helped Dutch firm Daelmans acquire the well-known UK cake brand
China flag

Working a way through the holidays in China

The date of the Chinese New Year does tend to totter about somewhat uncertainly between late January and mid-February.

Peugeot to go upmarket? No, not a belated April Fool's Day joke

peugeot headquarters
I'm still trying to figure out how the Peugeot 308 won the car of the year title instead of the Nissan Qashqai, BMW i3 or Mercedes S class.
Stewart Towe CBE, of Smethwick-based Hadley Group

Queen's Awards for Enterprise handed to 11 in the West Midlands

Manufacturing firms dominate the list recognising innovation and international trade – ranging from one employing just 14 people to one employing almost 25,000

From left: Higgs & Sons' Stewart Coles and Damian Beard with Talash Hotels' owners Ravi Kathuria and Sanjay Kathuria

Higgs helps Talash expand hotel portfolio

Law firm backs entrepreneurs to buy Honiley Court Hotel

Business

Clarke Associates wins business programme PR brief

Wythall agency renews contract to spearhead communications campaign for Business Development Programme

Iron Works' owners Katrina and Darren Young with Wayne Gutteridge and Greg Philp (left and Right), of HB&O corporate finance, and Richard Mason of Ludgate Finance

Peer-to-peer lending backs Iron Works gym owners

Husband and wife team use lending model to help them takeover Birmingham gym

Videos & Photos

Tracey Allsopp, Allsopp & Co; Mary Kaye, SGH Martineau; Martin Allsopp, Allsopp & Co.

Firm's St Patrick's Day festivities

Emily and Jim Smith.

Tennis clubs enjoy awards ceremony

Steve Brandwood, Pritpal Sagoo.

Primitivo marks 18th birthday

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