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City Hospital, in Birmigham, one of the sites owned by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, which is planning to axe more than 1,400 jobs

Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust to cut more than 1,400 jobs

Swingeing cuts will take place over the next six years as staff morale hits 'rock bottom' following announcement

New police unit to hunt down cyber crime gangs

Organised Crime Minister Karen Bradley
Minister vows to take the fight to criminals through a new regional organised crime unit in the Midlands

HydraForce's expansion means hundreds of new jobs

CGI of the new HydraForce factory at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub
Hydraulic firm announces work will start on new manufacturing hub in Aston next month

Selfridges' famous window displays come to Bullring

Selfridges' famous window displays arrive in the Bullring
The favourite with tourists in the capital have been been launched in Birmingham as part of £20m revamp

Temple Street Social in Birmingham placed on the market

The bar in Temple Street Social which has been placed on the market
City centre business is being marketed by Christie + Co for £125,000 for leasehold interest

Business In Pictures

Santander backs Natural Childcare Company nursery launch

New base and a relocation signal childcare company's intention to expand

Balfour Beatty rejects latest merger bid by Carillion

The new Library of Birmingham was developed by Carillion which has seen its latest merger bid rejected by Balfour Beatty updated
Support services group dealt latest, and possibly, final blow in its bid to secure a deal to create construction giant
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.
Signing the record-breaking contract (from left) Jo Hardy, Telent, Leon Daniels, Transport for London, Paul Owen and Mark Plato, Telent and David Taylor, Telent

Telent wins £100m Transport for London contract

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

Mohammed Zaman QC, who has joined No5 Chambers

New silk joins No5 Chambers

Mohammed Zaman QC, who is also a registered practitioner of the DIFC (Dubai International Finance Centre) Courts and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, said: “I was attracted to No5 Chambers because of its growing presence and stature on the international stage

Selfridges' famous window displays arrive in the Bullring

Selfridges' famous window displays come to Bullring

The favourite with tourists in the capital have been been launched in Birmingham as part of £20m revamp

Santander backs Natural Childcare Company nursery launch

New base and a relocation signal childcare company's intention to expand

Videos & Photos

Selfridges' famous window displays arrive in the Bullring

Selfridges' famous window displays come to Bullring

Owner Michelle Monaghan applies finishing touches to the refurbished Aston Tavern

Aston Tavern owners want new-look pub to be Michelin-star quality

Gemma Stokes, Narvir Bindra, Laura Clapham, RBS.

Brindleyplace's annual Film Festival hosts VIP screening of 80s movie Top Gun

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