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Simon Clark has been made partner in KPMG's Birmingham office

New partner at KPMG in Birmingham

Simon Clark steps up to senior role in the firm's financial services team

Oakley Wilkinson Bryan won the creative category at last year's Birmingham Post Business Awards

Birmingham Post Business Awards winner OWB embracing the digital age

BPBA creative winner Oakley Wilkinson Bryan set to launch TV campaign for Tywcross Zoo and continue to growth in the digital sector

Birmingham and the West Midlands continue to enjoy large volumes of foreign investment

West Midlands booming for international investment

Region records best foreign direct investment performance in over a decade as nearly 100 new projects were launched during 2015

University of Birmingham is hoping to increase the number of spin-out companies it produces

University of Birmingham launches £5m mission to double business spin outs

Edgbaston institute says it wants to help companies team up with its 3,400 academics to bring new inventions to market

Escape Live collects the Business Start Up Award at the 2015 Birmingham Post Business Awards

Escape Live on the up after Birmingham Post Business Awards win

New franchises and a possible nationwide launch are on the cards for Jewellery Quarter escape experience firm founded just 16 months ago following win at BPBA 2015

The High Field's owner has secured a £9.5m funding package

High Field owner secures £9m funding to support hotel launch

NatWest backs Peach Pub Company with its expansion plans in Edgbaston

City councillors have admitted more than £40m is owed in business rates

Birmingham businesses owe £40m in unpaid rates

Calls for city council to tackle companies as aggressively as its does residents to claw back missing cash

BYPY 2016: See all the winners from the annual awards

Find out who took home the category prizes and was named overall Birmingham Young Professional of the Year 2016 at last night's ceremony - in partnership with BYPY

BYPY Awards 2016 at the ICC

Gallery: Guests arrive for BYPY 2016

More than 800 guests are attending the 16th annual hosting of Birmingham Young Professional of the Year which again takes place at the ICC - in partnership with BYPY

It's time again to enter the Birmingham Post Business Awards

Birmingham Post Business Awards 2016 launches

Time to nominate the best in business for BPBA 2016

Maxine Wilkie has joined Grant Thornton's wealth advisory department, with team leader Jonathan Neale

Wealth team boosted at Grant Thornton

Maxine Wilkie joins city centre office of financial services firm and is a specialist in retirement planning

The second class pool reopening at Moseley Road Baths in 2012

World Monuments Fund boost to Moseley Road Baths campaign

Century-old pool is identified as one of 50 global sites of international importance which are under threat

Bushell Smith Harman owner Richard Harman (left) and Alistair Hayward-Wright, founder of Hayward Wright Accountant Group

Hayward Wright acquires Bushell Smith Harman

Redditch accountancy practice starts process of expansion with buyout of Olton-based firm

Andy Street was given the president's award by Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Selfridges and Andy Street take home chamber awards

Department store, law firm and recruitment consultancy among the winners at the Greater Birmingham Chamber ceremony

West Midlands benefits from European investment more than UK average

Over a six-year period,  the West Midlands received £239.5 million in European Social Fund grants and £315.9 million in European Regional Development Fund grants

Lloyds confirms Birmingham branch closures

Trio of banks will shut during the summer as the company continues reduction programme which will also see back office roles in Wolverhampton go

Lloyds to axe 600 jobs and offshore IT to India

Back office staff in Wolverhampton among those offices affected by shock announcement from high street banking giant

Handelsbanken has expanded its presence at Two Colmore Square

Handelsbanken expands Birmingham base

Midlands HQ of Swedish banking group extends commitment to Birmingham city centre with seven-year lease

BYPY 2015 winner Katie Kershaw at last year's award ceremony

BYPY 2016: See who is judging Birmingham's top young professionals

Meet the judging panel for this year's BPS flagship awards

From left: David White, Alex Hyde, both Grant Thornton, Neil Cartwright, Matthew Farrow, both Purplebricks, and Natalie Gladwin, Grant Thornton

Purplebricks appoints Grant Thornton as growth adviser

Birmingham office of financial services firm working with Solihull estate agency on new chapter after flotation

Videos & Photos

Roly Keating; Councillor Penny Holbrook; David Potts; Tom Epps.

New exhibition launched celebrating the achievements of William Shakespeare

Tim Lodge, Jamie Rodden and Brian Morgan.

Sheridan Maine hosts its first #CashIsKing evening seminar

Birmingham Central Library being demolished with the Council House Clock Tower seen through the middle

Watch: Incredible pictures show Birmingham Central Library cut in HALF

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Business Reporter
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Local Government Correspondent
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Political Editor