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Freight forwarder is driving force behind trike business success…

August 16, 2019 – 7:00 am |

A Midlands shipping firm is the driving force behind a pioneering UK company which specialises in luxury trike conversions.
Global Freight Services has added Telford based AA Trikes to its growing portfolio of clients and is …

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Midlands bucks trend of slump in commercial property investment…

August 16, 2019 – 8:00 am |
Sara Shepherd

Sara Shepherd

Uncertainty over Brexit continues to impact all sectors of the UK economy, with commercial property investment levels seemingly no exception, according to a recent report from global property giant JLL.

But despite UK investment dropping by 20 per cent in the first half of the year, the Midlands appeared to buck the trend by showing an increase in investment over the period. Read the full story »

Lack of engineering skills MP is told…

August 16, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Skills, skills, and skills – or the lack of them across the engineering sector in the region, was the message to MP Adrian Bailey from Black Country Chamber Platinum member, Lord Combustion Services this morning.
The …

Freight forwarder is driving force behind trike business success…

August 16, 2019 – 7:00 am |

A Midlands shipping firm is the driving force behind a pioneering UK company which specialises in luxury trike conversions.
Global Freight Services has added Telford based AA Trikes to its growing portfolio of clients and is …

Hotel du Vin reveals £1m bedroom refurb…

August 16, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Hotel du Vin Birmingham has undergone a £1million investment to refurbish its suite of 66 bedrooms. Each room has been given a completely unique look to reflect this season’s latest trends. A favourite with both …

Newly launched UK SIM only virtual mobile network aims to make communication simple, honest and affordable…

August 14, 2019 – 8:00 am |

 There’s something exciting about opening the freshly sealed box of a new mobile phone every 12 to 24 months, but the mobile phone-inclusive contracts can leave you feeling trapped and cash-strapped. 
As the global mentality shifts …

£950,000, 70 jobs and a launch date – The Red House is almost here…

August 14, 2019 – 7:30 am |

The much anticipated new gastro pub from the Parogon Group will officially open on Tuesday 10th September.
The Red House, in Lilleshall will be the seventh venue opened by the group and residents as far as Shropshire …

Joined-up approach vital for data requests…

August 14, 2019 – 7:00 am |

The number of subject access requests (SARs) has increased massively since the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, says Susan Hall, partner at Clarke Willmott LLP.
SARs allow people to request …

Immigration concerns post-Brexit highlighted at No5 seminar…

August 12, 2019 – 8:00 am |

Legal immigration experts have expressed concern that the message is not getting across to EEA migrants in the UK that they must re-apply for residential status to remain in the country post-Brexit.
The issues came under …

Istria becomes the latest destination for Solmar Villas…

August 12, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Solmar Villas has announced it has added one of The Adriatic’s unspoilt gems to its growing list of destinations.
The travel specialist will now be selling holidays to ten different villas in Istria, a heart-shaped peninsula …

Digbeth causes combine to take heart to new heights…

August 12, 2019 – 7:00 am |

Three local causes have joined forces to host a brunch and Snowdon climb for residents of Birmingham’s first permanent night shelter. Evolve, a social enterprise café that provides work for young people facing barriers to …

Clarke Willmott appoints Head of Immigration…

August 12, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Experienced lawyer Mandie Sewa has been appointed as Head of Business Immigration at national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP, where she joins as a partner.
With over 19 years’ experience in UK immigration and nationality law, …

PP’s outsourcing manufacturing offer helps Inventor-e create ten jobs as part of its 60% growth…

August 9, 2019 – 8:30 am |

A specialist provider of point-of-use solutions to industrial manufacturers and the facilities management markets is tapping into support from a strategic manufacturing partner after seeing sales increase by 60% in the last year.
Solihull-based Inventor-e, which …

Catering Design Group welcomes cedaSAFE…

August 9, 2019 – 8:00 am |

Daventry-based Catering Design Group (CDG) has become one of the first companies to sign up to the new cedaSAFE Health and Safety Accreditation Scheme.
Launched last month by ceda, the body representing companies working in design, …

Employers warned on secret staff smartphone recordings…

August 9, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Employers across the West Midlands are being warned their disciplinary procedures may be out of date when it comes to the rights of staff covertly recording conversations.
The alert has been issued by leading employment lawyer …

Summer renovations at Fairfield school, Backwell…

August 9, 2019 – 7:00 am |

A programme of renovations is taking place at Fairfield School, Backwell this summer, including an all new purpose-built playground for the Reception class.
Children at Fairfield School, the independent day school and nursery in Backwell, will …

Black Country company helps CMG Rescue increase workshop capacity with lifting solution…

August 9, 2019 – 6:30 am |

The UK road network is set to benefit from the increased availability of recovery vehicles – particularly in the South East – after CMG Rescue installed a mobile column lift solution from TotalKare.
Based in Newport …

Success for Ludlow bereavement support group…

August 5, 2019 – 8:00 am |

A family bereavement group which launched in Ludlow last summer has helped and supported around 30 local people since it was set up.
The Good Grief Café was launched last September by local solicitor Janna Vigar …

The Oxbridge students taking courses and backing causes…

August 5, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Leading distance learning college, Oxbridge, is paving the way for future heroes, by encouraging its students to use their credentials for their communities. Oxbridge has called on its learners to support local charities across the …

Filtermist International set to unveil two upgrades at EMO 2019…

August 5, 2019 – 7:00 am |

One of the world’s leading manufacturers of oil mist collectors will be introducing two upgrades at EMO 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for the metalworking sector.
Filtermist International, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, …

New home for M3 as Birmingham move generates string of new contracts …

August 5, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Attracting national and international clients from the usual ‘pull’ of London’s creative scene is helping a Birmingham full service advertising agency expand rapidly.
M3 opened its first city centre base only twelve months ago and has …

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