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New BBC digital training scheme launches

Initiative aims to help young unemployed people in Birmingham and Solihull learn digital and employment skills

Galliford Try wins £66m contract to build new HSBC base

Galliford Try has won the £66m contract to build 2 Arena Central for HSBC
Construction group behind £32m Edgbaston Stadium expansion wins latest brief in city to construct 2 Arena Central in Broad Street

Legal & General Property acquires 1 Colmore Square for £87m

1 Colmore Square has been acquired by Legal & General Property for £87.3m
Property arm of pension and investment group continues deal spree with latest buyout of Birmingham business premises

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

Co-op eyes Jewellery Quarter site for new food store

Travelodge and 7 Newhall Square in Charlotte Street where Co-op is hoping to open a new store
Retail, funeral and healthcare group lodges plans to convert vacant office space in Newhall Square development to open convenience store

Business In Pictures

Galliford Try has won the £66m contract to build 2 Arena Central for HSBC

Galliford Try wins £66m contract to build new HSBC base

Construction group behind £32m Edgbaston Stadium expansion wins latest brief in city to construct 2 Arena Central in Broad Street

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

Simon Gilmour, who joins Harrison Clark Rickerbys' employment team as a partner

Employment partner joins Harrison Clark Rickerbys

Mr Gilmour has had a 20-year career in employment law

New BBC digital training scheme launches

Initiative aims to help young unemployed people in Birmingham and Solihull learn digital and employment skills

Matt Waddell, partner and head of PwC’s deals business in the Midlands

Three deals in a week for PwC team

The trio of deals were the sales of MIRA to HORIBA and Mark Group to SunEdison, as well as advising Prodrive Holdings on investment

Videos & Photos

New BBC digital training scheme launches

Galliford Try has won the £66m contract to build 2 Arena Central for HSBC

Galliford Try wins £66m contract to build new HSBC base

1 Colmore Square has been acquired by Legal & General Property for £87.3m

Legal & General Property acquires 1 Colmore Square for £87m

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