Monthly Archives: July 2016

Victorian Society honours The Grand with award

Hortons’ Estate has been awarded the Victorian Society’s Birmingham and West Midlands Group inaugural ‘Conservation Award’ for its work in restoring the facade of The Grand, on Colmore Row from birminghampost – Business http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/business-news/victorian-society-honours-grand-award-11676273

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Street UK launches ethical online lending

Street UK has now launched an online lending platform that will save customers hundreds of pounds from birminghampost – Business http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/business-news/street-uk-launches-ethical-online-11676193

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KeyCorp acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group closes

KeyCorp late Friday afternoon said it closed the deal on its acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group Inc., allowing the planned merger of KeyBank and First Niagara Bank to move forward. from RBJdaily.com – Banking & Finance http://www.rbj.net/article.asp?aID=232032

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Merger-related costs reduce First Niagara’s net income

First Niagara Financial Group Inc. reported net income available to shareholders of $38.9 million, or 11 cents a diluted share, for the second quarter. That’s down from $53.5 million, or 15 cents a share for the period in 2015. from … Continue reading

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Lunar Society marks its 250th birthday

His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester visited Soho House, Handsworth to commemorate the Lunar Society’s 250th anniversary from birminghampost – Business http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/business-news/lunar-society-marks-250th-birthday-11676121

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West Midlands manufacturers grow as output rises

But Brexit vote sees the region lose business confidence according to new report from birminghampost – Business http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/manufacturing/west-midlands-manufacturers-grow-output-11675802

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Time to speak up on Greater Birmingham’s economic future

Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership wants to hear the views of public and businesses to shape the economic future of the West Midlands over the next 14 years from birminghampost – Business http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/business-news/time-speak-up-greater-birminghams-11677631

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Hills Numberplates secures new £10m funding round

Finance Birmingham, NatWest and RBS all back historic Birmingham-based manufacturer to support its growth following a recent acquisiion from birminghampost – Business http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/business-news/hills-numberplates-secures-new-10m-11677049

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Snap Poll: Economy is rigged, most readers believe

Presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton don’t agree on much, but there’s at least one opinion they share: The U.S. economy is rigged. And more than three-quarters of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll agree. from … Continue reading

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Brexit risks £50m jobs fund for young says former council leader

Sir Albert Bore fears that EU-funded scheme to get Birmingham's young people into work is now under threat from birminghampost – Business http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/news/regional-affairs/brexit-risks-50m-jobs-fund-11672257

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