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City Arcade where a new craft beer and coffee bar could be opening soon

City Arcade to house new craft beer café

New company plans to open 'Tilt' in Grade II* listed precinct and hopes to breathe a bit of life into partially vacant centre

New mental health app offers young people help

Apps created by Birmingham clinicians and young people to tackle mental health problems
Young people and medical experts in Birmingham have created mobile apps which they claim could be a key tool in helping people with mental health problems.

New Paradise roadworks start this weekend

Map of new traffic flow which starts on August 2 for Paradise project
Latest changes to roads and traffic flow start on Sunday as £500m Paradise project ploughs on

Mountain Warehouse and Caffè Nero take space in Solihull

Two more retailers have joined Mell Square in Solihull
National chain agree ten-year deals with IM Properties to take units at Mell Square shopping centre

NatWest Tower demolition set for green light

The old home of NatWest Bank at 103 Colmore Row could soon be demolished
City planners finally expected to approve the end of John Madin's 41-year-old tower which has sat vacant since 2003 and construction of its 26-storey replacement

Business In Pictures

City Arcade where a new craft beer and coffee bar could be opening soon

City Arcade to house new craft beer café

New company plans to open 'Tilt' in Grade II* listed precinct and hopes to breathe a bit of life into partially vacant centre

Spearhead collect their Entrepreneurial Spark Pitching Competition prize

Entrepreneurial Spark start-ups rewarded

The gongs are organised by the business Hatchery, Entrepreneurial Spark, powered by NatWest, and partner KPMG

Top Banana secures Whitbread client win

Premier Inn's owner Whitbread has recruited Top Banana to help with events
Black Country event specialist joins a roster of clients which includes Barclaycard, Primark and Barcardi

This energy policy is on a new course sunshine

In a politically “hot” and highly regulated sector such as energy, market certainty is what investors value more than anything else.

Maybe gig plus grey could gear up our productivity poser

Hillary Clinton has been flagging up the issues associated with the 'gig economy'
Michael Loftus assesses the potential impact of the so-called 'gig economy'
CGI of the Guhring plant at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Aston

Guhring to invest £12m in Advanced Manufacturing Hub base

German precision engineering firm has become the second foreign business to locate to the manufacturing base in Aston which is expected to create 50 jobs and safeguard a further 75

Jan Thompson, Kerwoods; Ken Jubb, Delphine Powell.

Law firm Kerwoods host summer BBQ

Law firm Kerwoods Solicitors held a summer barbecue for professional colleagues, clients and intermediaries at Redditch Golf Club.

Apps created by Birmingham clinicians and young people to tackle mental health problems

New mental health app offers young people help

Young people and medical experts in Birmingham have created mobile apps which they claim could be a key tool in helping people with mental health problems.

Spearhead collect their Entrepreneurial Spark Pitching Competition prize

Entrepreneurial Spark start-ups rewarded

The gongs are organised by the business Hatchery, Entrepreneurial Spark, powered by NatWest, and partner KPMG

Videos & Photos

City Arcade where a new craft beer and coffee bar could be opening soon

City Arcade to house new craft beer café

Dr Chris Moody, Dr David Hardman and Geoff Inskip.

Centro hosts transport conference

Map of new traffic flow which starts on August 2 for Paradise project

New Paradise roadworks start this weekend

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