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A rare 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk 1 Volante Vantage, which is to go under the hammer at Barons at Sandown Park on July 28

Rare 1960s Aston Martin expected to fetch more than £500,000

One of just 29 ever made, it is believed to be the final such Volante Vantage built

Staycity in the Jewellery Quarter back on track

Activity has resumed on Staycity's serviced apartment project following the appointment of Clegg
Serviced apartment complex on course for completion in November following appointment of new contractor

Investment manager joins BRI Wealth Management

Paul Cusack and Emma Buckley of BRI Wealth Management
BRI has taken on a number of new staff over the last 18 months and is expanding its client base through Worcestershire and Warwickshire

Gateley makes 18 promotions

The latest promotions follow the company becoming the first UK commercial law firm to list on the London Stock Exchange last month

Ikon Gallery auction raises £780,000 for 50th anniversary celebrations

The Ikon Gallery in Birmingham.
The proceeds will lay the foundations for Ikon’s 50th Anniversary Endowment Fund

Business In Pictures

Activity has resumed on Staycity's serviced apartment project following the appointment of Clegg

Staycity in the Jewellery Quarter back on track

Serviced apartment complex on course for completion in November following appointment of new contractor

Mark Payton, chief executive of Mercia Technologies

Mercia backs Impression Technologies with £1.5m

Henley technology investor takes part in £4m funding round to help aluminium forming company buy a new press facility

Jaguar Land Rover signs partnership to produce vehicles in Austria

The two millionth Land Rover Defender takes shape on the Solihull production line
The partnership has been described as one that will “complement” UK production rather than signalling a move away from the company’s core UK manufacturing base
Climate change

Finally we see wood for the trees in action on climate change

According to UN scientists, deforestation accounts for 10% of global GHG emissions, and is a particular issue in developing countries where land degradation for development, and so-called "slash and burn agriculture", is on the rise.

Business in the Community is good for business

General business
The approach adopted by BitC takes corporate social responsibility to the next level, with a simple desire to tackle a range of issues by mobilising businesses to help leverage their skills to deliver real results for others.
Matt and Mick Adams from Birmingham Prototypes

Major investment for Birmingham Prototypes

Sheet metal company ploughs £1.2m into factory expansion and new laser machine to add £2m in sales

Gateley makes 18 promotions

The latest promotions follow the company becoming the first UK commercial law firm to list on the London Stock Exchange last month

Paul Cusack and Emma Buckley of BRI Wealth Management

Investment manager joins BRI Wealth Management

BRI has taken on a number of new staff over the last 18 months and is expanding its client base through Worcestershire and Warwickshire

Videos & Photos

Activity has resumed on Staycity's serviced apartment project following the appointment of Clegg

Staycity in the Jewellery Quarter back on track

John Garside, United; Colin Roobottom, BBC; Paul Kehoe, Birmingham Airport, at Birmingham Airport's Annual Summer Drinks 2015.

Birmingham Airport hosts media event

Gavin Davis and John Dennison, BDO.

BDO focuses on IT management for mid-market senior bosses

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