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Nick Holzherr, named 'One to Watch' in the Talent Unleashed Awards 2014

Talent Unleashed Awards names Birmingham tech companies best in the UK

Playmob and Whisk receive national recognition in awards which celebrate individuals who have used technology in a creative or entrepreneurial way

Selly Oak set to get another large student block

CGI of the planned student accommodation development at 495 - 505 Bristol Road, in Selly Oak
Bristol Road target for latest project as developer submits plans for nearly 350 bedrooms opposite University of Birmingham campus

New gallery plans for former Jewellery Quarter factory

48 Frederick Street, Jewellery Quarter
Vacant building which dates back to the 1870s could become a new café and showroom for artwork and antiques

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Nick Holzherr, named 'One to Watch' in the Talent Unleashed Awards 2014

Talent Unleashed Awards names Birmingham tech companies best in the UK

Playmob and Whisk receive national recognition in awards which celebrate individuals who have used technology in a creative or entrepreneurial way

CGI of the planned student accommodation development at 495 - 505 Bristol Road, in Selly Oak

Selly Oak set to get another large student block

Bristol Road target for latest project as developer submits plans for nearly 350 bedrooms opposite University of Birmingham campus

48 Frederick Street, Jewellery Quarter

New gallery plans for former Jewellery Quarter factory

Vacant building which dates back to the 1870s could become a new café and showroom for artwork and antiques

Ofcom extends local TV licence deadline

Ongoing attempts to launch local TV station for Birmingham have been granted an extension by government watchdog

Jaguar XE

Union on offensive in Jaguar Land Rover pay dispute

JLR bosses accused of investing millions around the world on the back of the sweat of the UK workforce

Queen opens Jaguar Land Rover's new i54 engine plant

Her Majesty's visit comes at difficult time for the company as it continues negotiations with trade unions over pay dispute

Andy Street, chairman of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership

Birmingham to 'tell its story' in £150k bid to boost perception of city

Work to begin on branding strategy around 'Greater Birmingham' aimed at improving the region's reputation

Former MG Rover chairman John Towers told workers the assets of MGR Capital would be wiped out four years before pocketing £1m

Former MG Rover chief's letter sparks call for payout

John Towers, one of the notorious Phoenix Four, told former workers the entire assets of subsidiary MGR Capital would be wiped out four years before he pocketed £1m

Australia's Mitchell Johnson and England's Stuart Broad during the 2009 Ashes Test at Edgbaston

2015 Ashes test at Edgbaston 'will boost Birmingham by £26.4m'

The figure was revealed today by Marketing Birmingham with exactly nine months until the long-awaited England-Australia Test Match

Ian Parker, partner with John Truslove

Poplar Carpets eyes job creation after warehouse acquisition

Worcestershire flooring company says extra capacity is part of wider plan to add £5m to sales by 2016

Birmingham has seen an increase in the number of financial services vacancies

Financial services vacancies on rise in Birmingham

City sees greater pool of positions while the number is falling London and the South East

Dean Wilson, managing director of D Wilson Architectural Metalwork (jeans) with from left Kailash Parekh, Andy Perry and Graham Nicoll, from Barclays

Barclays backs D Wilson Architectural Metalworks with £1m finance deal

Birmingham manufacturer is aiming to turn over more than £10m after buying new factory site in Smethwick

UKTI and China

Chinese investors attend Birmingham summit

Dozens of financiers head to Parliament to learn about opportunities in the city

Land Rover at Lode Lane, Solihull.

Jaguar Land Rover strike threat after unions turn down 14% rise

Three-year pay deal rejected amid concerns over cuts to pensions, starter rates and bonus payments

West Midlands jobs threat as Lloyds bank set to axe 9,000 jobs

The group, which is 25% owned by the taxpayer and employs thousands of people in the West Midlands, said it plans to "digitise" the bank

From left: Steve Hetherington, tooling investment director at Finance Birmingham, Magal Engineering Gamil Magal and Reading East MP Rob Wilson

Finance Birmingham announces £1m backing for Jaguar Land Rover supplier

Second deal in a week for finance body which has enabled manufacturer to press on with new contract to supply i54 site

Nine Quinton Business Park which has been bought by Threadneedle for £4.32 million

Threadneedle acquires former Homes & Community Agency property for £4m

Investment company takes stake on Birmingham business park which is home to IPCC and Health and Safety Executive

Paul Levy, business development director at Legion Trade Finance

Legion Trade Finance launches special fashion fund

Funds of at least £20 million have been allocated by Brindleyplace-based Legion for firms making plans for 2015

Ricoh Arena, home of Coventry City FC

Pinsent Masons lawyers advise on Ricoh Arena deal

The deal will see Wasps relocate their home games to the Ricoh Arena from December 2014

New promotions at KPMG (from left) Kaljinder Nijjar, Colin Brearley, Nick Taylor, Mike Steventon (Midlands regional chairman), Gordon Docherty and Gwyn Llewelyn

Six director promotions in KPMG's Midlands teams

Group steps up to senior roles in audit, transactions and restructuring, and tax teams

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48 Frederick Street, Jewellery Quarter

New gallery plans for former Jewellery Quarter factory

Queen opens Jaguar Land Rover's new i54 engine plant

Gillian Wearing, A Real Birmingham Family, 2014, courtesy the artist, Ikon, Birmingham City Council and Arts Council England

New statue unveiled outside Library of Birmingham

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