Alana Spencer 
James Watt
Serious Pig

Pig

Kathryn Franklin
Leah Hutcheon
Andy Hobson
A1 Flue Systems

(l-r) TJ Duncan-Moir and John Hamnett

Around the world in 80 trades with A1 Flue Systems

TJ Duncan-Moir, the second generation owner of Nottingham's A1 Flue Systems, explains how focusing on export opportunities has helped the company continue growing despite economic and global uncertainties...

Ria Blagburn

Ria Blagburn of GrowBeyond

Meet the MD: Ria Blagburn of GrowBeyond

Ria Blagburn tells us what her first year as owner of marketing start-up GrowBeyond has been like and what lessons she has learned so far...

Dr Jennifer Bailey

Dr Jennifer Bailey

Take care to protect your bright ideas

Dr Jennifer Bailey, a senior associate at Marks & Clerk’s Birmingham office, says an Intellectual Property strategy is crucial, especially in such a fast-growing, competitive and lucrative global sector as healthcare.

Mark Stocks

Mark Stocks

Let’s get health and social care working together

Mark Stocks, the Birmingham-based head of Grant Thornton’s public sector assurance practice in the Midlands, and national lead of its health audit practice, looks at the regional healthcare economy.

Tony Davis, commercial director of the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network

Tony Davis, commercial director of the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network

Shout out and stand out

Tony Davis, commercial director of the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, explains why he thinks this region’s healthcare and life sciences sectors must do more to highlight their achievements and their goals.

Ali Breadon

Ali Breadon

Health challenges under the microscope

BQ2 invited three high-profile members of Birmingham’s professional services community, to give their personal opinions on the challenges ahead for the region’s healthcare sector.

Life sciences and education building

Life sciences and education building

Catalyst for healthcare innovation

Birmingham City University has established an Institute for Health and Quality of Life. Its director, Susannah Goh, explains more about this ambitious initiative to Ian Halstead.

University of Birmingham’s genial Professor of Medical Oncology, Gary Middleton

Professor of Medical Oncology, Gary Middleton

Scientists talking science

Birmingham has a global reputation for stratified medicine; allowing patients to receive treatments as personalised as their conditions. Ian Halstead talked to two specialists at the University of Birmingham who are tackling the scourge of lung cancer.

Deborah McKee

Deborah McKee

Secrets of our success

The University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust was named as a centre of digital excellence, by Health Secretary
Jeremy Hunt. Ian Halstead discovers more.

Professor Subrata Ghosh

Professor Subrata Ghosh

Innovation from bench to bedside

The Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM) is a world-class research institution which will progress the latest scientific advances into innovative treatments. Ian Halstead met its director, Professor Subrata Ghosh.