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Swoopos secures new funding for national launch

Birmingham-based mobile payment app will use newly secured capital to support rollout of technology to clients nationally

The team from PR and communications agency Hollicom

Former Post & Mail chief launches PR agency

Mark Hollinshead's new venture Hollicom will offer communications, crisis management and media consultancy services

The Cube will host the 2017 Midlands Media Awards

Midlands Media Awards unveils 2017 host venue

Annual celebration of the best journalism in the East and West Midlands will take place at The Cube

Digital sector 'will create 14,000 West Midlands jobs'

New report suggests digital and technology industries will provide more than £2bn additional GVA to West Midlands' economy

Tech 'will be fastest-growing sector' in Greater Birmingham

New report says more companies are looking at Birmingham as an alternative to London

Symphony Hall is one of the city's great cultural institutions

Comment: Culture and economy can thrive with a little creative thinking

John Kampfner, chief executive of the Creative Industries Federation, is calling on the new West Midlands mayor to place the creative sector at the top of the agenda

From left: Broadcaster and BYPY 2017 host Colin Murray, BYPY 2017 winner Michael Parker and Steve Hollis chairman of Birmingham Metropolitan College and BYPY sponsor

Property consultant named Birmingham Young Professional of the Year

Michael Parker took home top prize at the 17th annual running of awards dedicated to the city's professional services sector

The team at PR agency Liquid in Birmingham (from left): Ben Tucker, Ben Carrett, Faith Whitehouse, Aimee Wood, Richard McComb, Madeline Arnold and Jon Perks

Birmingham PR agency boosts team

Liquid makes series of promotions and appointments after experiencing period of growth

Conservative candidate for Birmingham Northfield Meg Powell-Chandler with the Minister of State for Digital and Culture Matt Hancock in Longbridge

Channel 4 'should relocate to Longbridge'

General election candidate says regenerating town in south Birmingham would provide perfect home for national broadcaster

Intercity Technology is helping Missguided with new store launches

Missguided recruits Birmingham IT firm for store launches

Online fashion brand is venturing out into bricks and mortar shops

Founder Sian Lenegan (centre) and the team from Sixth Story

Digital agency eyes US expansion

Sixth Story looking to grow team and open second office to service new clients in America

The team at Birmingham PR agency Story Comms (from left) Sophie Zumbe, Sophie Drake, Arya Chopra and managing director Amanda Lowe

New clients and faces for Story Comms

City PR agency adds four more organisations to its roster and boosts PR team

Sampson Hu, chief executive of Smart Antenna Technologies

Birmingham technology company expands into Far East

Smart Antenna Technologies launches new base in Asia to be used as a research hub

Labs by London Midland hub at iCentrum in Birmingham

New rail apps aim to keep London Midland passengers on track

Rail operator working with Birmingham tech companies to develop innovations and ideas which are set to improve passengers' journeys

'Sculptor in sound' wins £2m Birmingham Big Art Project

Turner Prize-winning artist Susan Philipsz lands prize to build new piece of public art which will sit in Eastside City Park

Adaptable co-founders Olly Sorsby (left) and Dan Cooper

Digital agency Adaptable wins tasty brief

Jewellery Quarter-based agency is working with London retailer Lola's Cupcakes as e-commerce partner

Big Cat helped with the launch of vegan café Natural Healthy Foods

Big Cat feeds off new client wins

Agency expands portfolio of clients in Birmingham's hospitality sector

Sophie Drake has joined the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP board

Greater Birmingham LEP appoints board member for young people

PR consultants joins board of LEP to help forge links between city's young population and business community

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Steven Spielberg and 9 other reasons Birmingham is the secret weapon of the British Film Industry

Birmingham is the leading UK film location outside London. Andy Parker, from the Custard Factory in the city's Creative Quarter explains why

Paul Faulkner, chief executive of Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

'Quiet confidence' among Birmingham firms - report

But Greater Birmingham's business leaders call for the Government to create better economic conditions following triggering of Article 50

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Sumitra Oliver, Ben Hunt, CDI Group; Nickey Parmar, Andrew Knight, Service Birmingham.

CDI Group marks 30th anniversary with celebration

Darron's Fancy at Original Patty Men

Iconic burger place Original Patty Men to open bar and bakery

Speakers - Tom Francis, JLL; David Smith, Strata Real Estae/IPF; Nick Riley, Whittam Cox Architecs; Phillip Hillman, JLL; Allan Wilson, JLL.

IPF seminar puts spotlight on accommodation for students

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