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Tim Rayner of Browne Jacobson has joined the board of BPS Birmingham

New faces on BPS Birmingham board

Trio of directors from city's professional services community join board of directors at networking group

West Midlands starting salaries set to rise

New research suggests those professionals looking for a new job will do so from a position of strength when it comes to negotiating salary

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first - and last - Autumn Statement today

Autumn Statement: What Birmingham's business community thinks

New opportunities, potential rises for renters, positive news on devolution - catch up with what people are saying here

Lombard Risk has opened a new tech hub in Alpha Tower

140 new tech jobs created in Birmingham city centre

Lombard Risk Management also has offices in New York, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo

Mitchells & Butlers has posted a drop in profits and sales

Mitchells & Butlers' warning over weak pound and rising wages

Birmingham-based owner of pub chains such as All Bar One and Harvester posts drop in yearly revenue and pre-tax profit

Wesleyan chief executive Craig Errington (left) and chairman Bryan Jackson celebrate 175 years of business with staff

Wesleyan chief celebrates quarter century

Craig Errington marks 25 years of service during which time financial services firm has undergone massive period of change

Ian Borley, KPMG's new head of enterprise for the Midlands

New Midlands enterprise chief at KPMG

Ian Borley will help privately owned businesses in the region

Terry Michael, investment director with Investec Wealth & Investment

New director at Investec Wealth

Terry Michael joins seven-strong team of wealth management firm in Birmingham

Staff at BMW in Hams Hall were balloted over strike action

BMW workers back strike action in pension row

Trade union members at luxury German car brand vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in consultative ballot

Birmingham City Council is under fire over holes in the West Midlands Pension Fund

Birmingham risking 'BHS-sized pension scandal'

Pressure ramps up over deficit in West Midlands Pension Fund which is used by 300,000 council workers

Birmingham City University has been awarded £250,000 to teach degree apprenticeships

BCU handed £250,000 to address West Midlands skills gap

University is chosen as part of £1m government programme to teach students via 'degree apprenticeships' in fields such as construction and radiography

Innovation Engine project team in Birmingham

Green light for £3.2m Birmingham innovation project

The three-year initiative aims to helps organisations and small companies in the health, sustainability and transport sectors overcome challenges

From left: Jericho Foundation's client support manager Patrick Masih and chief executive Richard Beard with Finance Birmingham's portfolio director Clive Broadhurst

Finance Birmingham investment brings jobs boost at city charity

Jericho Foundation grows team and helps more than 200 disadvantaged people into work following £200,000 backing

Three Snowhill is set to house HMRC

Thousands of tax collectors are coming to this Birmingham office

HMRC looking at new Three Snowhill offices to bring together thousands of tax staff from across the West Midlands

KPMG's Midlands regional chairman Mike Steventon (centre) with newly promoted partners (from left) Siobhan Lodder, Mike Tuhme, Chris Pole and Louise Scott-Worrall

Partner promotions at KPMG

Quintet step up at financial services firm as part of more than 100 promotions across Midlands

Belfry takes top honour at Birmingham Post Business Awards

Hotel and golf resort named Company of the Year while manufacturer RP Technologies enjoys a brace of awards

Merry Hill centre is to undergo a £85m revamp

Merry Hill owner plans £85m revamp

Intu is hoping to raise £350m through a new bond offer which will be partly used to remodel and reposition the popular Black Country retail hub

Innovation Birmingham Campus will share new funding worth £2.05m

£2m funding for Birmingham tech entrepreneurs

New capital will enable a trio of Birmingham institutions the chance to mentor and support up-and-coming tech companies and SMEs

Director Rob Freer (left) and investment manager Andrew Skinner, from NorthEdge Capital in Birmingham

NorthEdge Capital launches Birmingham base

Private equity house firmly established in North West is now looking to expand its investment deals across

Maxine Hambleton died aged 18 when a bomb exploded in the Tavern in the Town

Why the Birmingham Pub Bombing families need legal funding now

With new inquests set to begin, Mail Political Editor Jonathan Walker says the Government must act to ensure families of the Birmingham Pub Bombing victims get help with legal fees

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In This Week's Paper

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Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor