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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 advertorial

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

Tony Jacklin at Nailcote Hall Hotel's Par 3 golfing event advertorial

Why Professional line-up for Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship strongest yet

See who is joining host Hall of Fame Member Tony Jacklin CBE at the Nailcote Hall Championship on July 26 to 29

New Natwest branch at Grand Central advertorial

NatWest launches new Grand Central branch - and is inviting you

Customers old and new invited to tour the new branch

Titan Storage Solutions helps businesses advertorial

5 important ways that Titan Storage can help your company

See how flexible off-site space can benefit your firm

The Lambert Smith Hampton team taking part in the Great Birmingham Run: Back row, left to right: Haley Bellerby, Charlotte Rogers, Edwards’ Trust marketing and fundraising executive Helen Wood, Alice Fitton and Sarah Everall. Front, left to right: John Bird, Scott Ellis and Tim Simmons

Why Lambert Smith Hampton are hoping to make this trophy their property

Commercial real estate experts sign up for energetic Business Challenge

The Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre is being built at Stanford Hall, near Loughboroug advertorial

Why lake and parkland are vital features of new centre to rehabilitate our injured troops

Beautiful grounds at Defence & National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) at Stanford Hall are important

Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre Soldier Ambassadors JJ Chalmers and Ibi Ali watch construction take place at Stanford Hall near Loughborough advertorial

New centre to rehabilitate our injured troops takes shape

Construction team join calls to raise a further £100 million to complete plans for Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) in Midlands


How San Francisco web-hosting service Weebly can help small businesses flourish

Weebly is hosing a roadshow in the Custard Factory on Thursday May 19

Videos & Photos

Birmingham binmen at work.

Birmingham will have weekly bin collections until at least 2020

Birmingham homeless budget axed by £10m - days after rough sleeper dies on city street

Birmingham and Brexit: 15 things that have happened in the West Midlands thanks to the EU

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