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CGI of new student halls at the University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham launches next phase of £300m regeneration

Hunt is on for contractor to build new student halls and sports complex next to Grange Road Gate

Telent wins £100m Transport for London contract

Communications infrastructure group to upgrade and maintain capital's traffic signals

Prime Time Recruitment and Sugarman take space in Bennetts Hill

Bennetts Hill, in Birmingham city centre, where Prime Time Recruitment and Sugarman Group have taken new office space
Hortons' Estate secures latest letting for city centre office location following deals with People Line and SLC Rail

Carillion ups ante with improved offer for Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty, which is leading the Midland Metro tram extension in Birmingham city centre, has been handed a revised merger deal from rival Carillion
Black Country support services makes latest bid to tempt rival into merger deal with 36 per cent premium on previous valuation

Creative Industry Finance scheme to support region's creative businesses

The Custard Factory
Official statistics show the creative industries are worth £71.4 billion per year to the UK economy

Business In Pictures

Bennetts Hill, in Birmingham city centre, where Prime Time Recruitment and Sugarman Group have taken new office space

Prime Time Recruitment and Sugarman take space in Bennetts Hill

Hortons' Estate secures latest letting for city centre office location following deals with People Line and SLC Rail

Joe Cunningham, a masonic mounter with Toye & Co which is set to delist in September after 11 years as a plc

Toye & Co sets delist date

Historic manufacturing group announces final day of trading after 11 years on stock exchange as chairman wins bid to take company private

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co sign-up Shepherd FM to service new offices

Two Snowhill, Birmingham
The deal will see the firm provide a range of facilities management services across the law firm's offices
Mike Loftus

Mike Loftus: Do the numbers add up for either Beijing or the Bank of England?

Maybe you are one of those people who is more than a bit suspicious about some of those stunning economic numbers that emerge from China.

Trevor Law: The seven deadly sins of investing in markets

General business
In the last 12 months or so, the FTSE 100 has been trading around the 6400-6800 level which are relative highs compared to history.
Joe Cunningham, a masonic mounter with Toye & Co which is set to delist in September after 11 years as a plc

Toye & Co sets delist date

Historic manufacturing group announces final day of trading after 11 years on stock exchange as chairman wins bid to take company private

Lilly Sutton (left) from The Shakespeare Hospice and Rob Minton (right) from Tempo Events with some of the team of runners from Lodders Solicitors who are taking part in the Stratford upon Avon 10k event

Lodders marks fifth year of Stratford-upon-Avon Big 10k race sponsorship

Around 1,000 runners are expected to sign up for the event on Sunday, September 14 which has Shakespeare Hospice as its charity partner

The Custard Factory

Creative Industry Finance scheme to support region's creative businesses

Official statistics show the creative industries are worth £71.4 billion per year to the UK economy

Andrew Harrison (RBS)

Regions continue recovery according to RBS

The tracker, which looked at growth in the second quarter of 2014, revealed the East Midlands has been leading the way over the past 12 months with growth of 0.9 per cent in the second quarter.

Videos & Photos

CGI of new student halls at the University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham launches next phase of £300m regeneration

27 Frederick Street, in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, which is to be renovated into a new office complex

Titanium to breathe new life into Jewellery Quarter property

Artist Tom Ellis with one of his creations

Curious Oddities finds recipe for success

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