Heath Lambert in new Birmingham operation

This office will be in addition to the Group's existing Brierley Hill operations and will be the base for 20 commercial insurance and employee benefits specialists.

Graham Barr, managing director for Heath Lambert's retail national division, commented: "Birmingham is the financial centre of the Midlands and Britain's second city so it is an ideal location for us to open an office. We are delighted such a prestigious figure as Lord Jones of Birmingham, who has been a champion for UK business world