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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

The new Midlands inbound team (from left): Alan Carroll, Alex Hudson, Lucy Redding, Dan Brew, Rebecca Ord and Matthew Walker

New PwC team aims to help international investors

Midlands inbound team has been set up to help companies navigate way through investment opportunities in Birmingham and the wider region

Council refusing £65m payment for 'wasteful' pension fund

City council Labour leader John Clancy is refusing to pay next year’s top up and use £65 million instead to protect services from further Government funding cuts.

Cadbury is under fire again over its UK tax arrangements

Cadbury owner makes £177m profit but avoids UK tax

US parent company of historic Birmingham chocolate brand is under fire over 2015 accounts show it didn't pay any UK corporation tax

Asda in £100m equal pay battle with thousands of staff

Lawyers say the decision, by an employment judge, is a “major victory” in the UK’s largest ever private sector equal pay claim

John Dennison, Steve Rumble, Gavin Davis, BDO.

BDO seminar focuses on cyber security issues

BDO’s Technology Advisory Team hosted a Reluctant IT Director seminar at its Birmingham Two Snowhill office.

BHSF group chief executive Peter Maskell

BHSF chief Peter Maskell to retire after 54-year career in Birmingham

Mr Maskell will stand down at the end of August 2017, by which time he will have completed almost 54 years in business in the city

Staycity apart-hotel has been sold for £21m

Jewellery Quarter apart-hotel sells for £21m

Staycity has been acquired from developer RO Group by Knight Frank Investors

Hong Kong skyline

Birmingham International Holdings Ltd's latest accounts reveal reliance on loans

Investment from new owners Trillion Trophy Asia keeping Blues' holding company afloat.

An investment vehicle to fund development of Park Regis is in administration

Aston Villa captain loses out after Birmingham tax scheme worth £48m collapses

Tommy Elphick and former Villa striker Luke Moore among members of an investment project which was set up to fund a new hotel development

Staff at BMW in Hams Hall will be affected by changes to pension schemes

BMW to shut final-salary pension schemes

Staff at Hams Hall plant among 5,000 across four factories to be affected by changes to final-salary pension schemes which will close next year

Monarch Airlines has denied rumours it is going bust

Monarch denies 'negative speculation' over airline's finances

Budget airline moves to quash rumours that it is financial mire as social media users ask company whether it is 'going bust'

Some of the 132 graduates and students who have joined PwC's Birmingham practice

PwC welcomes bumper intake in Birmingham office

More than 130 graduates and students have taken up new roles in the city centre office of financial services firm

Barclaycard Arena owner NEC Group has enjoyed a positive year

NEC Group adds £6m in revenue following LDC takeover

Live events operator upbeat about future prospects as it files first set of results under private ownership

Sarah Cooper has joined NatWest as regional director

Corporate banking director joins NatWest

Sarah Cooper takes on region-wide role overseeing 3,000 corporate and commercial customers in the West Midlands

Winners from the 2016 Future Faces Awards (from left) Andrew Ward, Beth Farminer, Raj Patel, Sophie Drake and Vincent Fabre

Bright future for Deutsche Bank after triple win

Beth Farminer crowned overall Future Face of Greater Birmingham at second annual award ceremony run by chamber of commerce

Paul Drechsler CBE, CBI President; Pauline Biddle, Deloitte; António Simões, CEO, HSBC Bank Plc; Richard Butler, CBI West Midlands.

Deloitte hosts drinks reception for Midlands business leaders

Business advisory firm Deloitte held a pre-dinner drinks reception, attended by more than 50 of the most influential people within the Midlands business community

Louis Burns, Mazars

Partner promotions at Mazars

Audit and corporate tax specialists step up to partnership in Birmingham office of financial services firm

Closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

Team GB can inspire winners in all of us

Business Growth Fund's regional director Gavin Petken says the commercial world can learn a thing or two from those who brought home the gold from South America

Darren Mee has rejoined RSM as a director

Business adviser returns to RSM as director

Darren Mee rejoins financial services firm to help businesses in the West and East Midlands grow

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Kathryn Small, Nicola Fleet-Milne, Rebecca Simkiss, Suzie Branch-Haddow, Michael Shepherd, Tara Tomes.

Tara Tomes takes helm of networking group

JLT - Gary Hawkins, Jon Miller, Rick Tooley, Adrian Lamasz, Gavin Lyons, Winning Team.

Hortons' Estate quiz raises thousands for Heartlands Hospital

Enormous housing scheme unveiled a stone's throw from Bullring

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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