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Anne Rose, partner and head of tax, with Rosy Hughes, new private client tax partner at Burgis & Bullock

Burgis & Bullock appoints private client tax partner

Rosy Hughes, a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser, has expertise in tax planning and advisory work for individuals, trusts and non-domiciles

New insurance broker launches in Birmingham

The team at Colmore Insurance Brokers (back to front) Andy Copeland, Jon Chance, Andy Smallwood, Dean Nelson and Richard Waltier
Group of directors has brought together years of experience to launch Colmore Insurance Brokers to focus on four main sectors

HSBC move expected to boost city by £121m a year

CGI of Two Arena Central where HSBC is set to base 1,000 staff in a new UK headquarters
Research suggests incoming staff will spend £30m a year in local stores as knock-on effects of major office move become clearer

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Anne Rose, partner and head of tax, with Rosy Hughes, new private client tax partner at Burgis & Bullock

Burgis & Bullock appoints private client tax partner

Rosy Hughes, a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser, has expertise in tax planning and advisory work for individuals, trusts and non-domiciles

The team at Colmore Insurance Brokers (back to front) Andy Copeland, Jon Chance, Andy Smallwood, Dean Nelson and Richard Waltier

New insurance broker launches in Birmingham

Group of directors has brought together years of experience to launch Colmore Insurance Brokers to focus on four main sectors

CGI of Two Arena Central where HSBC is set to base 1,000 staff in a new UK headquarters

HSBC move expected to boost city by £121m a year

Research suggests incoming staff will spend £30m a year in local stores as knock-on effects of major office move become clearer

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and shadow chancellor Ed Balls attend the State Opening of Parliament

HSBC's Birmingham move welcomed by George Osborne and Ed Balls

Both George Osborne and Ed Balls were agreed it was a strong move for HSBC to set up an operation at Arena Central

New record low as inflation falls to zero

Consumer Price Index measure falls again but there are fears consumers will delay spending and businesses will halt investment

Colmore Row

Lloyds Bank bolsters acquisition finance team

Richard Thomas joins Colmore Row base as a director and will deliver senior debt and working capital facilities

Church Street in Birmingham City centre

Jobs boost as Bellpenny to open Birmingham office

The financial planning firm is opening an office on 45 Church Street, at the heart of the city’s business district

Paul Lynam, chief executive of Secure Trust Bank

Profits soar at Secure Trust Bank

The challenger bank saw its pre-tax profits for 2014 surge by 53 per cent to £26.1 million while customer numbers grew by 22 per cent to 429,507

Claire Fain, manager of the service charge accounts department at JW Hinks

JW Hinks appoints Claire Fain to management role

Claire Fain will help lead the team which works with property management companies, landlords and individual lessees to ensure their accounts meet best practice guidelines

Lee Cartwright, Mazars

Profits rise at Mazars

The firm’s profit before tax increased to £26.2 million compared to £22.2 million in the previous year

Budget 2015: Britain walking tall again, George Osborne claims

In a nod to the May 7 poll, the chancellor said Britain was facing a "critical choice" as he highlighted economic successes

Debbie Sorby, portfolio manager at Midven

Midven appoints Debbie Sorby as portfolio manager

Ms Sorby, who has 18 years’ experience in similar roles, will be based at Midven’s Birmingham office and will look after portfolio companies based across the West Midlands

The Edgbaston High School for Girls team which won the heat of ICAEWs national business and accounting competition, BASE

Edgbaston High School for Girls team triumphs in ICAEW’s business and accounting competition

Edgbaston High School for Girls impressed the judges and will go on to represent Birmingham at the national final which takes place at the Metropole Hotel in Solihull in June. This was one of 46 heats attracting nearly 3,000 students around the country

Alistair Hayward-Wright outside Hayward Wright's new office

Hayward Wright Chartered Accountants moves to new home

Hayward Wright Chartered Accountants has purchased a two-storey office at Redditch development, The Oaks, in a £180,000 deal

City Minister Andrea Leadsom visits Entpreneurial Sparks recently-launched Birmingham Hatchery at NatWests office at St Philips Place

City Minister Andrea Leadsom visits Entpreneurial Spark’s city hatchery

Entrepreneurial Spark has partnered with NatWest to open eight new hatcheries across the UK over the next 18 months

BYPY 2014 winner Jodie Cook will be among the judges today grilling candidates vying for the 2015 prize

BYPY 2015 shortlist revealed

Candidates vying to be crowned Birmingham Young Professional of the Year will go in front of the judges today

Paul Marston, managing director of Secure Trust Banks business and commercial arm

Secure Trust Bank launches asset finance arm

The challenger bank’s asset finance division will offer customers a range of asset-based lending solutions, including hire purchase, lease finance and refinancing

BBC's studios and shop in The Mailbox in Birmingham

Post's BBC campaign to reach director general

Tony Hall will receive letter from Birmingham Post demanding a fair deal from corporation over its spending in the Midlands

Ade Cheatham, chief executive of PKF Cooper Parry, which is looking to expand into the West Midlands by opening a new base in Birmingham

PKF Cooper Parry eyes new Birmingham base

East Midlands accountancy firm says it wants to launch a new team in the heart of city's business district

Dan Bytheway, Reg Bytheway and Dave Bytheway

Bytheway & Co invests in new headquarters

Bytheway & Co, which was set up in a small home garage by current director Reg Bytheway, has invested to transform a derelict building in Sedgley into its new home

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The Mailbox in Birmingham city centre, home of the BBC in Birmingham

Redeveloped Mailbox to open in phases over summer period

The new Jaguar XF crossing the River Thames by Canary Wharf in London by high-wire to promote the launch of the car

Revealed: How Jaguar Land Rover now supports more than 250,000 UK workers

Photography trail covering three-mile stretch of Stratford Road on display this summer

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