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Toddington Harper, CEO Big60Million

Energy firm Big60Million launches £20m bond scheme to attract investment in Warwickshire solar farms

The initiative has been launched by community benefit energy company Big60Million and includes an £8.6 million offer for Atherstone Solar Farm and a £6 million offer for the Southam Solar Farm

Santander strengthens presence at One Cornwall Street

One Cornwall Street
AXA Insurance UK and AXA PPP Healthcare, represented by real estate advisor Savills, have let additional office space to the bank

Quartet of promotions at Mazars' Birmingham office

Lee Cartwright, Mazars
In Birmingham, Lee Patrick has been promoted to manager in the audit team, Timothy Thackaberry to the senior manager in forensic investigation services, Matthew Byers to manager in the internal audit team, and Adam Webb to assistant manager in the financial planning division.

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Toddington Harper, CEO Big60Million

Energy firm Big60Million launches £20m bond scheme to attract investment in Warwickshire solar farms

The initiative has been launched by community benefit energy company Big60Million and includes an £8.6 million offer for Atherstone Solar Farm and a £6 million offer for the Southam Solar Farm

One Cornwall Street

Santander strengthens presence at One Cornwall Street

AXA Insurance UK and AXA PPP Healthcare, represented by real estate advisor Savills, have let additional office space to the bank

Lee Cartwright, Mazars

Quartet of promotions at Mazars' Birmingham office

In Birmingham, Lee Patrick has been promoted to manager in the audit team, Timothy Thackaberry to the senior manager in forensic investigation services, Matthew Byers to manager in the internal audit team, and Adam Webb to assistant manager in the financial planning division.

Graham Drew, managing director of Secure Trust Bank Asset Finance

Graham Drew to oversee Secure Trust Bank's asset finance arm

Graham Drew, who has been appointed as managing director, is joined by Arthur Burton, who has been appointed risk director for asset finance

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

From left: Neil Rami of Marketing Birmingham, Antonio Simoes and Alan Keir of HSBC and Birmingham City Council leader Sir Albert Bore exclusive

HSBC banks on Birmingham as 'entrepreneurial capital of Britain'

In an exclusive interview, HSBC Bank chief executive  Alan Keir tells the Post of his ambitions for the company's new base in the city

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

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London Mayor Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind the Post's campaign for a fairer deal from the BBC

Boris Johnson backs Post campaign for fairer deal from BBC

Birmingham Cathedral has received a £500,000 boost to help it with repair work

Birmingham Cathedral secures £500k windfall

MG's new multi-million pound flagship dealership in the heart of London's Piccadilly

MG opens four more dealerships including flagship central London outlet

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