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The Library of Birmingham, July 2013

One year on: How the Library of Birmingham brought the world to the city

'One million people streamed through the doors in the first 100 days, an astonishing 10,000 per day, and they keep on coming'

Birmingham's official archaeologist Dr Mike Hodder rewrote the city's history

City Archaeologist Dr Mike Hodder who is retiring.
As Birmingham's official archaeologist, Dr Mike Hodder made significant discoveries about the city's Stone Age and Roman past. Neil Elkes spoke to him as he left the council after 20 years in his post.

Aston University to offer MBA scholarship to people who have been made redundant

Aston University
Aston University will provide awards of up to £10,000 for aspiring MBA students who have been made redundant or who feel their job is threatened by redundancy.

Cundall open new offices on Colmore Row​ in Birmingham

Riccardo Bragoli hands over a cheque from the charity bike ride to Hayley Miller from Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Cundall recently held a party to​ officially open its new offices on Colmore Row​.​

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

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

The Library of Birmingham, July 2013

One year on: How the Library of Birmingham brought the world to the city

City Archaeologist Dr Mike Hodder who is retiring.

Birmingham's official archaeologist Dr Mike Hodder rewrote the city's history

Riccardo Bragoli hands over a cheque from the charity bike ride to Hayley Miller from Birmingham Children's Hospital.

Cundall open new offices on Colmore Row​ in Birmingham

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