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An artist's impression of the proposed Icknield Port Loop development near Edgbaston Reservoir

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

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 support is 'too complex for firms to access;

Adrian Bailey
With more than 600 schemes designed to support business, firms struggle with the range of different organisations and measures

Wholesale Markets and Icknield Port Loop on show at MIPIM 2015

Birmingham Wholesale Markets in Pershore Street, Digbeth
Greater Birmingham’s schedule will comprise 11 events and 25 speakers across the four-day property exhibition

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by production industry

BBC in Birmingham
Senior industry figures say the television production sector in Birmingham has been crushed with BBC investment largely focused on all regions but the Midlands

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
General business

Learning to execute strategy that works

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.

Financial towers in the sky - it's a dead canary

A computer-generated image from the Snow Hill Masterplan showing major changes to the station
Copying the Canary Wharf model and its reliance on financial services is not the path Birmingham should be treading, argues Coun John Clancy
The Aston Martin Vulcan

£2m Aston Martin Vulcan becomes brand's most expensive supercar

The Gaydon-based luxury car-maker said the Aston Martin Vulcan – a track-only supercar – is its most intense and exhilarating creation to date

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 in Birmingham

BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by production industry

Senior industry figures say the television production sector in Birmingham has been crushed with BBC investment largely focused on all regions but the Midlands

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

An artist's impression of the proposed Icknield Port Loop development near Edgbaston Reservoir

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

John Painter and Phil Taylor at the Resource Efficiency Forum.

Support for businesses using renewable energy

The ICC in Birmingham

FSB Small Business Expo heading to ICC Birmingham

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