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200 Cadbury jobs axed in Ireland by Mondelez International

Cadbury's US owners cull jobs just weeks after announcing a £75 million production investment in Birmingham

Record number of Midland manufacturers invest in technology

Manufacturing Barometer unveils major investment spree plans for small and medium-sized firms in the region

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by Tory, Labour and Lib Dem MPs

Politicians from the three top parties call for greater investment in the Midlands from the broadcaster, which invests far more per head in every other region

9,000 Midland house plots 'sat on' by Homes and Communities Agency

An artist's impression of the proposed Icknield Port Loop development near Edgbaston Reservoir
The agency has 1,500 acres of public sector land across the country, of which 596 acres are in the Midlands

FSB Small Business Expo heading to ICC Birmingham

The ICC in Birmingham
More than 2,000 people are expected at the business event, along with a host of leading politicians from the three main political parties

Business In Pictures

Birmingham Wholesale Markets in Pershore Street, Digbeth

Wholesale Markets and Icknield Port Loop on show at MIPIM 2015

Greater Birmingham’s schedule will comprise 11 events and 25 speakers across the four-day property exhibition

Hogarths Stone Manor near Kidderminster which has been acquired by Helena and Andy Hogarth

Stone Manor Hotel under new ownership

Couple behind Hogarths Hotel & Restaurant in Solihull have acquired their second property

Foreign currency markets hit GKN's profit

Worcestershire engineering group remains upbeat despite pre-tax profits halving
David Bailey

Coventry Gateway decision may see jobs lost to other regions

The Communities and local Government Secretary Eric Pickles recently turned down the proposed 'Coventry Gateway' scheme.

Learning to execute strategy that works

General business
Orthodoxy suggests that strategy can be reduced to 'standard' components which any student, of organisational leader, simply has to understand and, depending on the circumstances, apply.

Record number of Midland manufacturers invest in technology

Manufacturing Barometer unveils major investment spree plans for small and medium-sized firms in the region

Katherine Kennedy

Family law organisation Resolution calls for changes to divorce and separation laws

Katherine Kennedy, an associate at the Birmingham office of law firm Mills & Reeve, said: “Divorce can be one of the most traumatic life events a family can go through, and we all have a responsibility to ensure it’s dealt with in a way that minimises conflict

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by Tory, Labour and Lib Dem MPs

Politicians from the three top parties call for greater investment in the Midlands from the broadcaster, which invests far more per head in every other region

Ian Fairclough (Finance Birmingham), Nigel Tipple (Goodfish), Greg McDonald (Goodfish)

Goodfish acquires Powell & Harber thanks to Finance Birmingham funding deal

Based in Cannock, Goodfish employs 30 people and has clients in markets including the USA, Ireland, Portugal, Hungary and Poland as well as the UK

Videos & Photos

Peter White, Barry Leadbetter, Martyn Liberson, Monty Don, Guest Speaker and Patron; Philippa Pickavance, Kate Hartigan, Caroline Clutton-Brock and Anders Jones, Trustees, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens' inaugural Trustees' Ball.

Monty Don guest at Birmingham Botanical Gardens' inaugural Trustees' Ball

200 Cadbury jobs axed in Ireland by Mondelez International

The Fiddle & Bone

Fiddle & Bone in Birmingham makes long-awaited return

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