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Jobson James strengthens management team

Dean Smith and Nigel Wallace have joined the Jobson James management team

Last call for Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards

Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards winners. Front: Ekateriha Wild (DWF), Jane Plant (Weightmans), Hayley Simonds (Mills & Reeeve), Pam Sanghera (The Family Firm Solicitors), Victoria Garrad (Gateley). Middle: Sam Harris (Weightmans), Caroline Coates (DWF), David Ho (Christien Lee & Co), Richard Adkins (St Philips). Back : Phil Shiner (Public Interest Lawyers), Dean Parnell (Sydney Mitchell), Martin Allsopp (BLS president), Anthony Collins.
Today is the final day for award entries, with the event taking place at Birmingham’s ICC on March 19 2015

Latest renovation at historic Woodman pub

The Woodman, in New Canal Street, and the old Curzon Street rail terminal
City centre hostelry which re-opened after fours years is due to unveil new first floor space next weekend

West Brom building society reverses years of loses

West Brom which had continued its turnaround with another positive set of results
The mutual reveals pre-tax profit of £6m for the half year on the back of improved savings and increased margins 

Interior designer Dapa crowned company of the year at Post Business Awards

Dapa co-founders (from left) Daniel Mumford, Rob Burton and Brad Carman with company of the year sponsor Ian Cornice, from JLL
Oldbury firm founded in a kitchen in 2009 has gone from strength to strength as lifetime achievement recognise EH Smith chairman Ken Smith

Business In Pictures

The Woodman, in New Canal Street, and the old Curzon Street rail terminal

Latest renovation at historic Woodman pub

City centre hostelry which re-opened after fours years is due to unveil new first floor space next weekend

Ralph Findlay, CEO of Marston's PLC

Demand for real ale bolsters Marston's

The Wolverhampton-based brewer and pub operator’s brewing division grew revenues by 4.1 per cent to £132.5 million and profits by 3 per cent to £17.4 million

Sales boom at Philpotts owner Patisserie Holdings

Philpotts owner Patisserie Holdings has reported positive annual results
Café and sandwich shop chain reports positive turnover and profit and eyes a further 20 store openings during coming year
Birmingham Made Me

Beverley Nielsen: Showcasing the best of Midland design and innovation

The annual Birmingham Made Me Design Expo showed off some great Midlands innovation and design at Millennium Point as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Why Digbeth could do with a dose of Barcelona if we want it to thrive

CGI of how the Metro trams would look in High Street Deritend
High Street is a medieval street, originally connecting the centre of Birmingham at the Bull Ring with the village of Deritend, across the River Rea
Jaguar F-Types in The Mall

Lord leaps in as JLR pay row threatens our greatest industry

Midland-based peer Kumar Bhattacharyya should know what he is talking about when it comes to industrial disputes, argues Jon Griffin

Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards winners. Front: Ekateriha Wild (DWF), Jane Plant (Weightmans), Hayley Simonds (Mills & Reeeve), Pam Sanghera (The Family Firm Solicitors), Victoria Garrad (Gateley). Middle: Sam Harris (Weightmans), Caroline Coates (DWF), David Ho (Christien Lee & Co), Richard Adkins (St Philips). Back : Phil Shiner (Public Interest Lawyers), Dean Parnell (Sydney Mitchell), Martin Allsopp (BLS president), Anthony Collins.

Last call for Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards

Today is the final day for award entries, with the event taking place at Birmingham’s ICC on March 19 2015

Videos & Photos

The Woodman, in New Canal Street, and the old Curzon Street rail terminal

Latest renovation at historic Woodman pub

The beetroot soup at Two Cats Roaming Kitchen

Review: Two Cats Roaming Kitchen pop-up restaurant, at Six Eight Kafé

Owner Simon Ranson-Tester with a £17,500 Louis Roederer Cristal 2002 Gold Medallion Jeroboam encrusted in 24 Carat Gold at new off-licence the Drinks Emporium on the Aston Road

The Drinks Emporium in Birmingham stocks £17,500 Champagne at new shop

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