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Talbots target expansion after £1m IT investment…

August 6, 2018 – 6:00 am |

A leading West Midlands legal services provider is investing over £1m in state-of-the-art IT infrastructure as part of expansion plans to hit £12m fees in 2018.
Talbots Law, which employs over 200 people at six offices …

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Celebrating Business Women…

August 13, 2018 – 8:00 am |

National Business Womens Wards Launch LOW RES-48_smallerThe prestigious five-star venue Sofitel St James London was the suitably appropriate venue for the introduction of the inaugural National Business Women’s Awards.

Launched by Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Women & Equalities, who said “we have exceptional Women doing exceptional things”, the awards are here to celebrate the very best Women in business from across the UK. Unusually these awards cover every aspect of business from a sole trader to the very elite in the corporate world. This allows every deserving candidate the opportunity to share their experiences and successes at an illustrious awards ceremony at Wembley Stadium in December, home of course to many winners. Read the full story »

Kidderminster charity benefits from law firm’s kind-hearted donation…

August 13, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Jessica McSorley from mfg Solicitors with Cathy Sloan from Kemp Hospice..

A Wyre Forest law firm has donated over £500 to a much-loved local hospice as part of its ongoing fundraising efforts.
Staff at Kidderminster’s mfg Solicitors held events throughout the past 12 months for KEMP …

Local housing need remains ‘uncertain’ under revised NPPF…

August 13, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Tony Bateman, MD

Uncertainty surrounds a major plank of the Government’s reform of planning policy and guidance following the publication of the revised NPPF, says the MD of a leading development consultancy.
Tony Bateman, Managing Director of Pegasus Group, …

Eight year-old Hayden Sarfo in world’s top ten after IMG World Golf Championship success…

August 13, 2018 – 6:30 am |
Hayden Sarfo teeing off in San Diego at the IMG Junior World Championship

A young golfer from the West Midlands has taken a step closer to a professional career after he finished in the top 10 at the IMG World Golf Championship finals.
Eight year-old Hayden Sarfo, from Droitwich, …

Local social entrepreneur Bhavesh Patel puts his story on the map…

August 13, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Bhavesh Patel

Lawyer, philanthropist, and founder of Storyteller, Bhavesh Patel has turned his passion into a purpose driven company with a social mission, focusing on helping individuals in underprivileged areas of the world obtain access to education.
Practicing …

Sandwell Leisure Trust has been awarded the highest possible accolade in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) 2018 Health and Safety Awards…

August 10, 2018 – 8:00 am |
SLT RoSPA 2

 SLT landed the coveted President’s Award (for 12 consecutive Golds) and is the first Leisure Trust nationwide to achieve this distinction. 
Trust officials were presented with a special framed certificate during a glittering awards ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel earlier this …

Storyteller shares successful first chapter of its global social mission…

August 10, 2018 – 7:30 am |
FlagMate

Storyteller, has put its name firmly on the map, having raised nearly £3,000 since January 2018, showing that balancing between profit and philanthropy is attainable for modern-minded businesses.
Storyteller is a purpose driven business with a direct …

Rural broadband firm scoops double whammy at National Family Business Awards…

August 10, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Airband Community Internet

Worcester-based Airband Community Internet, a rural broadband specialist, is celebrating a double whammy at the National Family Business Awards (NFBA), which took place last week.
The pioneering internet service provider scooped the national Best Entrepreneur …

MCMT apprentices on track with new Bridgnorth ‘Catch Me Who Can’ Arts Trail…

August 10, 2018 – 6:30 am |
Bridgnorth Arts Trail (PR Group)

Apprentices from the Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology (MCMT) have played a crucial role in helping turn an exciting new Arts Trail into reality.
The training centre, along with shareholder partner Grainger & Worrall, was …

Kind-hearted Telford law firm donates to local charity, Stay…

August 10, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Cherie Tranter, Nick Playford, Helen Burton, Debbie Morris and Poppy Durnall.

A Telford law firm has donated almost £300 to a local charity as part of its ongoing fundraising efforts.
The team at mfg Solicitors held various events throughout the past 12 months for Telford charity …

MEIF investment the jet fuel for logistics firm’s aerospace expansion…

August 8, 2018 – 8:00 am |
1 OnLogistics

Tamworth-headquartered logistics firm, OnLogistics Ltd (OnLogistics), is set to expand a number of its divisions, after receiving £350k from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF).
As a result of this finance, provided through MEIF Debt finance, …

Birmingham junior football club receives cash boost towards new stand…

August 8, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Rubery Juniors FC

A regional housebuilder has given a £1,000 donation to help a Birmingham-based junior football club rebuild its stand.
Rubery Juniors FC was chosen by Persimmon Homes Central to become one of its Community Champions. The scheme …

New Worcestershire care home manager targets dementia initiatives…

August 8, 2018 – 6:30 am |
Jackie Houghton from Northwick Grange Care Home

A popular Worcestershire care home has appointed a new manager who is set to introduce fresh ideas to help residents who are living with dementia.
Respected care specialist Jackie Houghton has taken over the helm at …

Birmingham branch of step celebrates annual dinner…

August 8, 2018 – 6:00 am |
STEP Vice Chair Peter Gosling with Chair Sarah Wood

The Birmingham branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the professional association advising on succession planning, has held its 27th annual dinner at Edgbaston Cricket Ground.
Record numbers attended the dinner, with more than …

Industry experts wanted as In-Comm creates ten new jobs to meet apprentice rush…

August 6, 2018 – 8:00 am |
Technical Academy Apprentices (L)

Ten new jobs are being created at a leading independent training provider, as it looks to increase the number of apprentices it is training by 20%.
In-Comm Training, which operates Technical Academies in Aldridge, Bridgnorth and …

Housebuilder’s cash boost helps Walsall students take annual trip…

August 6, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Housebuilder’s cash boost helps Walsall students take annual trip…

A Walsall college has received a donation from a regional builder to help it take disadvantaged students on a week-long annual outward-bound trip to Wales.
Persimmon Homes West Midlands, based in Wolverhampton, donated £500 to the …

Novus and Thistley Hough Academy win Business in the Community’s Education Partnership Award…

August 6, 2018 – 7:30 am |
BITC - The Education Partnership Award 2018 - Novus & Thistley - 2

Thistley Hough Academy and Stoke-headquartered Novus Property Solutions have won the national Education Partnership accolade at the Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards 2018.
The organisations were recognised in the Small Business category for their …

Three new jobs as Worcestershire hair salon Abacus grows…

August 6, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Abacus team. Rear (l-r) Allison Ford, Nick Ford and Adrian Arnold. Front (l-r) Zoe Tilley, Chloe Beard and Helena Williams (1)

An award-winning Worcestershire hair salon has created three new jobs as its owners look to meet a high demand for the salon’s services.
Bewdley’s Abacus Hair has taken on two experienced hair stylists, alongside a new …

Talbots target expansion after £1m IT investment…

August 6, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Talbots IT Investment (P)

A leading West Midlands legal services provider is investing over £1m in state-of-the-art IT infrastructure as part of expansion plans to hit £12m fees in 2018.
Talbots Law, which employs over 200 people at six offices …

Technoset celebrates 40th anniversary with £700,000 investment and new quality award…

August 3, 2018 – 8:00 am |
Technoset

A Warwickshire precision manufacturing specialist is celebrating 40 years in business by completing a £700,000 investment drive.
Technoset, which employs 25 people at its facility in Rugby, has installed four new lathes and a state-of-the-art laser …

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