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The judging panel for the 2016 Future Faces competition (from left) Alan Gilmour, Justice Williams, Nick Holzer and Russell Jeans

Birmingham chamber's Future Faces Awards shortlist unveiled

Candidates revealed who are vying for prizes in second annual awards run by young professionals' arm of Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce

Artists from the 2014 REP Foundry programme

Boost to Birmingham Rep's talent training

Famous city theatre receives two grants which will support its work nurturing the next generation of artists for three more years

Co-founders of Droplet Will Grant (left) and Steffan Aquarone

Mobile payment app Droplet closes down

App dreamt up in a Birmingham coffee shop has been withdrawn after owners struggle to build 'viable' profit-making business

From left: Co-founders of Bazaar66 Jack Telford and Martin Jones with business development director John Prapas

Birmingham tech entrepreneurs launch new business search engine

Bazaar66 is a review community aiming to help consumers choose a marketplace with confidence

From left: Paul Warrington, relationship director at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, Mick Fay, managing director of FCS Laser Mail and Lauro Rodi, regional manager at Lloyds Bank

£1m investment spurs growth at FSC Laser Mail

Lloyds Bank supports multichannel communications firm to expand Erdington premises and install new machinery

From left: Aaron Jones, Natalie Pejovic and Amy Nibbs from Superdream

Superdream secures hat-trick of new clients

Worcestershire communications agency is working with British Athletics, Worcester Bosch and UKLPG on new promotional campaigns

Facebook safety fears

Parents say social media is harming their children's morality

Parents were concerned about the impact of sites like Facebook - saying their children face ignorance, anger and hostility

Dr Dawn Albery and Custard Factory image of campaign to support creative industries called Get It Right from a Genuine Site

Why creative industries are growing faster in Birmingham than anywhere else

See why BCU Dean Dr Dawn Albery is praising Birmingham's creative sector as the universtiy sponsors BPBA 2016

The new-look management team at One Black Bear (back row, from left) Kate Hartshorn and Amy Eddy with (front row, from left) Amy Gouldson, co-founders Richard Elwell and Jon Harrison and Kelly O'Hanlon

New top team at One Black Bear

Digbeth-based creative agency has unveiled a new management line up and brought its sister agency under a single name

From left: eTech finance director Simon Hardman, Finance Birmingham investment director Ian Fairclough and eTech commercial director David Driver

Software firm eTech secures £1.25m funding deal

Solihull outfit plans to develop existing suite of products and generate additional business following cash injection from Finance Birmingham

Ranjit Boparan's 2 Sisters Food Group is among those on the 2016 Top Track 100 list

2 Sisters and Listers named among UK's largest private companies

Food group and car retailer again rubbing shoulders with major household names in the 15th annual Top Track 100 league table

Paul Dransfield (left) with Chris Montgomery, from Network Rail, at the 2015 Birmingham Post Business Awards

New Street regen chief features in list of inspiring leaders

Paul Dransfield among five West Midlands figures listed in Grant Thornton's inaugural 'Faces of a Vibrant Economy'

Prem Moti, technical director, Conigital

Conigital shares £2m funding to develop driverless vehicles

British consortium wins government cash to run a project aimed at improving accessibility of transport for those who struggle to travel independently

Big Cat is promoting restaurant Pasta Di Piazza in the Jewellery Quarter

Big Cat dines out on new client wins

Jewellery Quarter PR and marketing agency secures trio of new clients in the bar and restaurant sector

Co-founders of Shopify Builder Jason Stokes (left) and Richard Emanuel

Birmingham digital agency has US ambitions with New York office

Shopify Builder goes transatlantic by opening new base less than three years after being launched on co-founder's kitchen table

Stacey Barnfield, co-founder of Edwin Ellis Creative Media, and Colmore BID executive director Michele Wilby

Trio of new clients for Edwin Ellis Creative Media

Agency run by former Post editor is working with Colmore BID, Glynn Purnell and  ChaplaincyPlus

Eastside City Park will house a major piece of public art

London Midland sponsors Birmingham Big Art Project

Rail operator supports major project to create piece of landmark art for Eastside City Park

Centre City is now fully occupied

Centre City reaches full occupancy after SocialSignIn deal

Bruntwood's office tower near New Street station is now 100 per cent full for the first time since being acquired in 2012

The Drum arts centre to hold a wake as it announces date for closure

The centre is going out with a party to celebrate 22 years

Chief executive Shana Owen (centre) with the brightLET team

New commercial ventures for brightLET

Digital letting firm based at Innovation Birmingham Campus expands offer into commercial market

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Professor Mark Gilman, Birmingham City University; Adrian Maxwell, Fracino; John Mortimer, Angela Mortimer; Professor David Bailey, Aston University; Greg Lowson, GBCC

Financial outlook under debate at business breakfast

James Cubitt, Chairman, IPF Midlands; Lord Finkelstein OBE, Guest Speaker; Chris Ireland, Chairman, IPF

Investment Property Forum hosts annual lunch

Cheval Blanc interior

First look inside new Moseley bar Cheval Blanc offering cheese, wine and French lessons

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