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Santander backs Natural Childcare Company nursery launch

New base and a relocation signal childcare company's intention to expand

Regions continue recovery according to RBS

Andrew Harrison (RBS)
The bank's tracker, which looked at growth in the second quarter of 2014, says all nine English regionals have posted growth

HMRC expert to speak at Grant Thornton employment tax forum

James Hemphill, associate director in Grant Thornton’s employer solutions team in the Midlands
Neil Rollason is national strategic lead of employment duties at HMRC and responsible for rolling out the organisation's newly launched 'know your customer' initiative

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Santander backs Natural Childcare Company nursery launch

New base and a relocation signal childcare company's intention to expand

Andrew Harrison (RBS)

Regions continue recovery according to RBS

The bank's tracker, which looked at growth in the second quarter of 2014, says all nine English regionals have posted growth

James Hemphill, associate director in Grant Thornton’s employer solutions team in the Midlands

HMRC expert to speak at Grant Thornton employment tax forum

Neil Rollason is national strategic lead of employment duties at HMRC and responsible for rolling out the organisation's newly launched 'know your customer' initiative

Creative England launches new £1m fund for innovative SMEs

Industry body is seeking creative and digital companies with ideas to help the healthcare sector

Impacta expands Black Country base

HSBC backs manufacturing group to enlarge manufacturing hub in Bilston

The team at Jerroms and Harrison Priddey & Co (from left) consultant Cynthia Hammond, partner Richard Horton, managing partner Mark Eden and consultant Stephen Priddy

Jerroms and Harrison Priddey & Co merge

Combined entity aims to increase client base in south Birmingham and Worcestershire

Kevin Hodgetts, Haines Watts

Haines Watts adds new face to partnership

From graduate trainee to partner in 14 years for audit specialist  Kevin Hodgetts

LDC's Node4 buys LETN Solutions

First deal following LDC's investment in IT and data centre company last year

Andrew Lawton Smith, head of enterprise at Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, who advised Kennett on the buyout

Kennett Equipment Leasing acquired by Star Capital Partners

Finance company prepares for next chapter after buyout deal with European fund manager

Work taking place at McKechnie Brass in Aldridge

McKechnie Brass collapsed with debts of £3.8m

One of the oldest mills in the country amassed debts of nearly £4m

Torquil Clark acquired by Bellpenny

Skipton Building Society sells Wolverhampton-based wealth management and employment benefits business

Jatinder Dhaliwal, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, and Chris Brewer, deputy chief executive of North Warwickshire Borough Council

Lloyds Bank signs latest local authority partnership

Commercial team in Birmingham to work with  North Warwickshire Borough Council to streamline bank arrangements

Roger Buckley, M&A partner at BDO in Birmingham

M&A activity suffers worst quarter since 2007

Initial public offerings and lack of sellers cited as reasons for downturn in deals

Mar City secures £40 million loan facility with HSBC

Birmingham housebuilder aiming to add 3,000 plots to land bank by the end of the year

Julie Clements, PwC; Joanne Fellows, Mettis Aerospace; Bernadette Ryan, PwC.

PwC holds style networking event

PwC Midlands recently hosted a style networking event at the Spa Lounge in Birmingham's Hotel Indigo.

Thin Cats taking on big banks after lending £70m in three years

SME warns banks not to ignore peer-to-peer lending and new generation of access to finance for growing companies

Ex-Lloyds banker claims 'risky derivatives sold to as many as possible'

Disturbing inside story of claims against household name revealed in High Court document

Mark Payton, managing director of Mercia Fund Management

Mercia Fund Management's gene specialist reaches £300,000 funding landmark

Oxford Genetics is the biotechnology company behind SnapFast - a system that simplifies the purchase of synthetic DNA molecules (plasmids)

Oxygen Accelerator has won a contract to help rejuvenate Wolverhampton-based start-up scheme SPARK. Pictured are Nigel Babb, Ian Oakes, Simon Jenner, Paul Cherry and Luke Hill

Oxygen Accelerator set to re-ignite SPARK scheme

Funded by and located at University of Wolverhampton Science Park, SPARK gives the equivalent of £10,000 worth of support for each aspiring start-up in certain sectors

Chris Gregory, partner at Orbis Partners

Orbis Partners advise TT Electronics on Roxspur acquisition

The acquisition of Roxspur, which has annual sales of around £8 million, will form part of TT’s sensing and control division

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CGI of 'Hutong' viewed from Masshouse Lane which has received the green light from city planners

Nikal gets green light for next phase of Masshouse scheme

Selfridges' famous window displays arrive in the Bullring

Selfridges' famous window displays come to Bullring

Owner Michelle Monaghan applies finishing touches to the refurbished Aston Tavern

Aston Tavern owners want new-look pub to be Michelin-star quality

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