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Greater Birmingham & Solihull organisations urged to access £27 million funding to develop skills base…

September 8, 2017 – 6:00 am |

Funds worth £26.8 million on offer to support skills and learning development across Greater Birmingham & Solihull
Applications close on 5th October
Roadshow to take place in Birmingham to inform attendees about the opportunities to access the European …

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Community champions windfall to support kids…

September 18, 2017 – 8:00 am |

KIDSKIDS will use the windfall to buy new equipment, toys and resources for its family centre in Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield, where they offer a tailored Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) service to children aged 0-5. Read the full story »

More Midlands aerospace jobs as industry looks beyond costs and Brexit concerns…

September 18, 2017 – 7:30 am |

Over half of Midlands-based aerospace and defence firms expect to take on extra staff in the remainder of this year despite accelerating employment costs, a skills shortage and looming Brexit concerns.

Law firm donation leads the way to new guided walk maps…

September 18, 2017 – 7:00 am |

New revised and refreshed maps for guided walks of the picturesque Shropshire Hills have been reproduced thanks to funding from county law firm mfg Solicitors.

Wolverhampton-inspired response system set to save lives in event of mass casualty incidents…

September 18, 2017 – 6:30 am |

A next generation trauma response system that could save hundreds of lives in the event of a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) is set to be revealed in London today.

SME Business Awards Winner Slays Dragons Den on BBC hit show…

September 18, 2017 – 6:00 am |
SME Business Awards Winner Slays Dragons Den on BBC hit show…

The winner of an SME Business Award has gone onto prime time television and slayed the tycoons that take on thousands of entrants every year.

Semilac reaches business milestone…

September 15, 2017 – 8:00 am |

West Midlands nail polish brand Semilac is celebrating that more than 200 salons across the UK are officially using its products, less than two years after launching here.

Elevate your Business with Polish Business Link…

September 15, 2017 – 7:30 am |

Elevator Pitch Competition to offer winning organisations up to 10k worth of funding (no cash prize – just support services, like web design, shadowing training with director employing 80 people, NatWest mentoring program, free leaflets …

89% of public sector contractors pass IR35 assessment since April, the month of reform…

September 15, 2017 – 7:00 am |
89% of public sector contractors pass IR35 assessment since April, the month of reform…

Leading contractor tax adviser, Qdos Contractor of The Qdos Group, has revealed that since April, the month of public sector IR35 reform, 89% of public sector contractors have passed its rigorous, detailed status assessment and …

Where does your reality stop, and simulation begin?

September 15, 2017 – 6:30 am |
Where does your reality stop, and simulation begin?

New immersive event explores the blurring lines between ‘virtual’ and ‘reality’

Edge Testing Solutions Ranked No.98 on the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100…

September 15, 2017 – 6:30 am |

Edge Testing Solutions Ranked No.98 on the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

Rofuto’s latest menu reaches new heights…

September 13, 2017 – 8:00 am |

The city’s highest restaurant has taken its food offering to the next level, with over 25 brand new dishes making their delicious debut. Rofuto’s revamped menu has been adapted to fit the popular Japanese Izakaya …

Fines on the horizon for businesses over cyber attacks…

September 13, 2017 – 7:30 am |

Businesses in the Midlands could face millions of pounds in fines if they fail to protect themselves from cyber attacks under new Government proposals.

Neil Rami (Visit Birmingham) comments on Commonwealth Games 2022 announcement…

September 13, 2017 – 7:00 am |

Neil Rami, Chief Executive of the West Midlands Growth Company, which manages the leisure tourism programme Visit Birmingham, said:

Multi-award winning architects celebrating record-breaking year…

September 13, 2017 – 6:30 am |

One of the fastest growing architectural practices in the Midlands is celebrating a record-breaking year in 2017, with more projects under way than any year in its history.

THRIVE, STRIVE, SURVIVE – Worcestershire Business Central Conference…

September 13, 2017 – 6:00 am |

Worcestershire Business Central is excited to announce its first annual Conference ‘Thrive, Strive, Survive’.

Birmingham businessman chosen for high profile Chinese delegation…

September 11, 2017 – 7:30 am |

Birmingham businessman James Wong is calling for Birmingham to ‘up’ its game when hosting international delegates, having returned from a high profile trip to China organised by Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of …

Membership at a Smethwick gym has shot up by over 10% following a major refurbishment and re-fit!…

September 11, 2017 – 7:30 am |

Sandwell Leisure Trust’s Smethwick Swimming Centre (SSC) on Thimblemill Road recently benefited from a £120,000 investment to upgrade the fitness equipment and uplift the gym area itself.

Acam marks first six months in business by netting new ‘Wolves’ deal…

September 11, 2017 – 7:00 am |

A fledgling Black Country-based production company has scored a major contract with one of the Midlands largest football clubs – just six months after it launched.

Breakfast briefings to provide free employment law update for businesses…

September 11, 2017 – 6:30 am |
Breakfast briefings to provide free employment law update for businesses…

Experts from an award winning Midlands law firm will share advice and analysis of the latest developments affecting employers at free breakfast briefings later this month.

From Stadium to Boardroom: Scrumming for success…

September 11, 2017 – 6:00 am |
From Stadium to Boardroom: Scrumming for success…

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