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MP Jess Phillips

This is how Jess Phillips spends her day as an MP

See how demanding Jess Phillips job as an MP actually is

5 tips for SMEs to save money on energy bills from Make It Cheaper

Energy expert Make It Cheaper reveal their top 5 tips to make SMEs more energy efficient

Make It Cheaper CEO Jonathan Elliott

How small and medium-sized enterprises can save money on energy bills

Make It Cheaper claims to save businesses £1,150 on average on their energy bills

Why this accountancy practice is hoping to scoop more accolades

Award-winning PKF Cooper Parry has its eyes set on a new trophy

Sir Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe

Rich List 2017: No.25 - Sir Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe and family

His property group is redeveloping parts of Edgbaston to create new hotels, apartments and public space

PKF Cooper Parry to sponsor Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run Business Challenges

Award-winning accountancy firm to sponsor half marathon and 10K Business Challenges

West Midland Finance Awards

West Midlands Finance Awards: See who won

Region's top finance professionals and businesses honoured in ceremony hosted in partnership with Robert Walters, Great Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and ICAEW


Retail suppliers Morplan to open store in Nechells

The new Morplan store will showcase the latest in shop fittings and retail design


Why M6 traffic is more stressful than a dentist appointment or a first date

Former Big Brother psychologist gives top tips on how to beat traffic hell

Aldo Zilli treats San Carlo diners to dishes with thousands of pounds worth of white truffle

San Carlo launches its white truffle menu with celebrity chef Aldo Zilli

PwC team which won the large company category of the Great Birmingham Run 2016 Business Challenge advertorial

See who won the Great Birmingham Run Business Challenge 2016

Congratulations to this year's winners who finished with a top time


Universal Credit opened up work for Beverley and now she's really enjoying her job

Here's how Beverley was offered the job and has continued to receive support from Universal Credit since


Did you know you can claim Universal Credit even if you’re in work? 6 things you might not realise about it...

Lots of people aren't aware you can work more than 16 hours a week, still get help with lots of childcare costs and much more - here a jobcentre expert explains

Dom Clarke with fellow volunteer chef Tim Sheenan cooking Peel & Stone bread pudding for 1,000 migrants advertorial

Why The Soul Food Project Director Dom Clarke took his cooking talents to Calais to feed refugees

Dom Clarke set to continue his charity mission closer to home

Rugby legend Martin Johnson at launch of Vélo Birmingham

Hours left to enter Vélo Birmingham

City's inaugural 100 mile closed road sportive has almost sold out

Team KPMG (l-r) Gemma Kirby, Megan Cherrington, Emilie Todd, Estelle Bradley and Chris Starkey advertorial

Why four teams of KPMG staff are taking up the Great Birmingham Run Business Challenge

The audit department from city professional and financial services firm are set for the 13.1 mile race


Can I claim Universal Credit? When does it start? Will it help me? 7 of the most common questions about it answered...

Universal Credit replaces six existing benefits and tax credits with a single monthly payment. Here, a jobcentre work coach tells you everything you need to know


5 important reasons why YOU should be your own boss

Fed up of working 9 to 5 and having to answer to others? Well you don't have to....

Tommy Fleetwood at 2013 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship advertorial

How golf star Tommy Fleetwood is hoping to make history at Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship

European Tour star Tommy Sherwood has got a special reason to return to Nailcote Hall

Nigel Mansell CBE, winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015. advertorial

See celebrities joining Nigel Mansell for Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship

Stars from sport and entertainment prepare to tee off at Nailcote Hall from July 26 to 29 as F1 legend Nigel Mansell makes his debut. See how to get free tickets

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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Classical music show hits wrong note in 'extravagance' row

MP Jess Phillips

This is how Jess Phillips spends her day as an MP

Protests in Victoria Square against budget cuts proposed to welfare services by Birmingham City Council

Birmingham City Council will struggle to deliver budget cuts warns expert panel

In This Week's Paper


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