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This vacant building in Hockley could house 57 student bedrooms

More plans for Birmingham student accommodation

Two new developments have landed with the city council to build on a car park and redevelop a vacant commercial block

Jaguar gives best glimpse yet of F-Pace crossover

Jaguar will set the pace for Team Sky when a prototype version of the highly anticipated Jaguar F-PACE will lead the team at the Tour de France Grand Depart in Utrecht
A prototype version of it will be supporting Team Sky at the Tour de France Grand Depart in Utrecht this Saturday

Pilkington staff strike over pay dispute

Workers at Kings Norton factory claim they are being paid £3,000 a year less than colleagues in Redditch doing the same job

Profits up at restaurant group San Carlo

Carlo Distefano managing director of San Carlo Restaurants
Italian chain which was born in Birmingham continues expansion plan with new sites in Turkey and China

Thomas Horton Solicitors sees growth in new business

Thomas Horton’s head of corporate services and partner, Jeff Taylor
Thomas Horton’s Jeff Taylor attributed the firm’s success to Worcestershire’s resilience but also to its ‘big city’ expertise.

Business In Pictures

Pilkington staff strike over pay dispute

Workers at Kings Norton factory claim they are being paid £3,000 a year less than colleagues in Redditch doing the same job

Stephen Prosser, St Modwen

Record-breaking results for St Modwen

Property and regeneration group enjoys major increase in profit and revenue as it continues to believe in the regional marketplace

New recruits bolster Top Banana

New faces at Top Banana (from left): Head of marketing communications Rebecca Jeavons, head of venues Sam Dyus, office manager Liza Carrington, junior motion graphics designer Ed Waldron and account executive Jessica Bond
Black Country event and communication agency add six new faces to team including first ever head of marketing communications
Climate change

Finally we see wood for the trees in action on climate change

According to UN scientists, deforestation accounts for 10% of global GHG emissions, and is a particular issue in developing countries where land degradation for development, and so-called "slash and burn agriculture", is on the rise.

Business in the Community is good for business

General business
The approach adopted by BitC takes corporate social responsibility to the next level, with a simple desire to tackle a range of issues by mobilising businesses to help leverage their skills to deliver real results for others.

Balti survival battle as inferior pans put Birmingham's classic cuisine at risk

Connoisseurs say balti owes much to the original cast-iron or thin pressed steel pot designs which were first supplied by Smethwick firm Pressform

Thomas Horton’s head of corporate services and partner, Jeff Taylor

Thomas Horton Solicitors sees growth in new business

Thomas Horton’s Jeff Taylor attributed the firm’s success to Worcestershire’s resilience but also to its ‘big city’ expertise.

Carlo Distefano managing director of San Carlo Restaurants

Profits up at restaurant group San Carlo

Italian chain which was born in Birmingham continues expansion plan with new sites in Turkey and China

Colonel Tim Collins OBE

Colonel Tim Collins speaks at Chartered Institute of Management Accountants' event

The event was attended by an array of senior CIMA officials, including David Stanford, the newly elected vice president of CIMA

Videos & Photos

Gavin Davis and John Dennison, BDO.

BDO focuses on IT management for mid-market senior bosses

The two millionth Land Rover Defender takes shape on the Solihull production line

Jaguar Land Rover signs partnership to produce vehicles in Austria

Entrance view of completed hospital

CircleHealth's private hospital plan for Pebble Mill site

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