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Travelodge and 7 Newhall Square in Charlotte Street where Co-op is hoping to open a new store

Co-op eyes Jewellery Quarter site for new food store

Retail, funeral and healthcare group lodges plans to convert vacant office space in Newhall Square development to open convenience store

Scout7's football app kicks off in time for season opener

Bradford Griffiths, operations director of Scout7
Innovation Birmingham Campus company launches new mobile phone all to help clubs with video scouting and analysis

Midland boss bemoans banks' 'reluctance' after lending fall

Johnathan Dudley
There was a fall of £5.5 billion in outstanding lending to non-financial businesses in June, the biggest drop since the it began collecting the data in 2011

mfg Solicitors strengthens agricultural team

Associate Nick Playford (left) with partners Maynard Burton and Iain Morrison of mfg Solicitors
Nick Playford joins West Midlands law firm to bolster its work within the rural and farming sectors

Primark's new Black Country store ready for launch

CGI of the new Primark at Old Square in Walsall
£7.8 million Old Square Shopping Centre to welcome discount clothing retailer as major development marks key milestone

Business In Pictures

Work progressing on 6 Cardigan Street

Pictures: BCU's Eastside Locks base takes shape

New four-storey, 55,000 sq ft home for office staff from Birmingham City University forms next stage of major regeneration project

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

Aston Martin still looking for DBX sites

Prof David Bailey assesses the possible locations for a factory to build Aston Martin's new CBX crossover model

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.
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

Associate Nick Playford (left) with partners Maynard Burton and Iain Morrison of mfg Solicitors

mfg Solicitors strengthens agricultural team

Nick Playford joins West Midlands law firm to bolster its work within the rural and farming sectors

Bradford Griffiths, operations director of Scout7

Scout7's football app kicks off in time for season opener

Innovation Birmingham Campus company launches new mobile phone all to help clubs with video scouting and analysis

Johnathan Dudley

Midland boss bemoans banks' 'reluctance' after lending fall

There was a fall of £5.5 billion in outstanding lending to non-financial businesses in June, the biggest drop since the it began collecting the data in 2011

Videos & Photos

Travelodge and 7 Newhall Square in Charlotte Street where Co-op is hoping to open a new store

Co-op eyes Jewellery Quarter site for new food store

Work progressing on 6 Cardigan Street

Pictures: BCU's Eastside Locks base takes shape

New Adagio apart-hotel in Digbeth

Beorma Quarter apart-hotel Adagio announces opening

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