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The FBC Manby Bowdler team with some of the fruit they harvested to donate to good causes

FBC Manby Bowdler staff swap legal briefs for fruit baskets

Solicitors, paralegals and administrative staff collected more than 150 lbs of fruit and vegetables that were donated to charity

New Wholesale Markets in Birmingham set for green light

The project to take the Birmingham Wholesale Markets to Witton could be approved next week
City planners back relocation vision by IM Properties which would see city centre markets move to new home in Witton

Cressida Cowell to open children's department at Foyles' Grand Central store

CGI of the new Foyles store which will open in Grand Central next month
London-based bookstore chain will open its sixth venture next month and has also released a new CGI of how it will look

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The FBC Manby Bowdler team with some of the fruit they harvested to donate to good causes

FBC Manby Bowdler staff swap legal briefs for fruit baskets

Solicitors, paralegals and administrative staff collected more than 150 lbs of fruit and vegetables that were donated to charity

The project to take the Birmingham Wholesale Markets to Witton could be approved next week

New Wholesale Markets in Birmingham set for green light

City planners back relocation vision by IM Properties which would see city centre markets move to new home in Witton

CGI of the new Foyles store which will open in Grand Central next month

Cressida Cowell to open children's department at Foyles' Grand Central store

London-based bookstore chain will open its sixth venture next month and has also released a new CGI of how it will look

Aaron Banks and Kiemara Fields, two of the first to join an accounting apprenticeship in partnership with Aston Villa FC, with Villa in the Community head Ravinder Masih

Aston Villa team up with charity for accounting apprenticeship scheme

Apprentices will study for an accounting qualification at college whilst also developing leadership skills through football coaching

Lisa Barge (Head of Litigation), Kirsty White (Fundraiser from NSPCC), David Beswick (Senior Office Partner), Elli Sandbach and Frances O'Neill at Eversheds LLP's Treasure Hunt, held to raise money for the NSPCC.

Law firm unearths some treasure for children's charity

The Birmingham office of Eversheds LLP hosted a treasure hunt to support and raise money for the NSPCC

The new Resorts World complex

Resorts World ready to set sail

We take a tour of the new casino, hotel and leisure complex next to the NEC ahead of its opening later this year

Severn Trent chief executive Liv Garfield is among the top earners at listed companies in the West Midlands

West Midlands chief executives earn 50 times more than staff

Research by the Birmingham Post shows the gap between the top and bottom of the corporate tree is very wide but the regional figure here is dwarfed by the national average

Andrew Whitehead, Shakespeare Martineau

Shakespeare Martineau reappointed to National Grid panel

Following competitive tender process, a 20-strong team of lawyers based in firm's Birmingham, Stratford and London offices will support the utility company on specialist gas and electricity legal work

Leigh Purnell, founder and inventor of Petalite

Petalite bids to raise £300k to launch rapid smartphone charger

Birmingham tech company has developed product which can re-charge devices in 15 minutes and is seeking new funding to start mass production

Wesleyan acquires dental plan provider DPAS

Birmingham-based financial services group takes over South West company to bolster its presence in the dental sector

Some of the Altair team taking part in the 2015 Great Birmingham Run

Altair's first-timers line up for Great Birmingham Run

Warwickshire office of global engineering firm has 23-strong team ready to tackle October's half marathon and raise cash for two causes

Colmore Row in the heart of Birmingham's business district

New business lobbying group launches for Birmingham

Downtown in Business already runs groups in North West and is now attempting to make waves in Birmingham

Walsall retail park acquired by BP Pension Fund

Reedswood Retail Park, home to many national retailers, has been sold for £23.8m by the Church Commissioners for England

Gordon Wadington, who has been appointed chief executive of the Energy Research Accelerator

Former Rolls Royce executive to head Midland-based Energy Research Accelerator

Gordon Waddington’s appointment follows the announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer of an initial £60 million funding for the Midland-based energy research and development hub

CGI of the proposal for the old tram depot which city planners rejected

Vow over Sparkbrook tram depot renovation despite council rejection

Made Architecture plans to push ahead with major regeneration project after city planners knock it back due to issues over parking and the loss of industrial buildings

Ibis Styles hotel at the NEC

New Ibis Styles hotel opens at the NEC

Management company Kew Green opens its second venue this month with Birmingham-themed hotel

Mandi Roberts, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, and Mohammed Zeb, director of Alamgeer Foods

Alamgeer Foods increases spice imports thanks to funding facilities

By securing an international trade finance loan and an invoice discounting facility the firm is set to increase imports

Clare Wiseman, who has joined Irwin Mitchells Birmingham team as a family law partner

Family law partner joins Irwin Mitchell's Midlands team

Clare Wiseman has joined Irwin Mitchell’s Birmingham team from George Green Solicitors

Poundland

Poundland's 99p Stores acquisition gets provisional go-ahead

The CMA ruled the deal “may not be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition”

Peter Maddox & Associates has acquired 50-52 Newhall Street, adding to its portfolio of serviced offices

Listed Birmingham building acquired by service office provider

Grade II complex in the heart of the Colmore Business District becomes the latest addition to portfolio of sites run by Peter Maddox & Associates

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64 New Street could become the latest former bank building to house a café

Canadian coffee shop chain eyes former New Street bank

The project to take the Birmingham Wholesale Markets to Witton could be approved next week

New Wholesale Markets in Birmingham set for green light

CGI of the new Foyles store which will open in Grand Central next month

Cressida Cowell to open children's department at Foyles' Grand Central store

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