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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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Ludlow lawyer saddles up for charity…

October 16, 2017 – 8:00 am |

Richard ConnollyA Ludlow lawyer has completed a gruelling charity cycle challenge in aid of a popular cancer charity.

Richard Connolly, a partner and residential property expert at Corve Street-based law firm mfg Solicitors, rode almost 66 miles as part of the recent Ludlow Cycling Festival. Read the full story »

Business owners to be taxed more from next year…

October 16, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Andrew Browne

Small business owners will be hardest hit by new moves to increase their tax burden, warns Top 30 advisory firm, Bishop Fleming.
The firm, which delivers accounting, tax, corporate restructuring and advisory services to businesses and …

Jobs created as Rugby recruitment firm reaches milestone…

October 16, 2017 – 7:00 am |
Dean Williams with team

Five new jobs have been created as staff at a Rugby recruitment firm celebrate their third anniversary.
 
Workforce Staffing says business has been booming and demand for skilled workers in a variety of disciplines has been …

Real life lessons: From hardship to happiness…

October 16, 2017 – 6:30 am |
Real life lessons: From hardship to happiness…

Coming Home to You reveals the unlikely journey from a traumatic childhood to personal fulfilment and business success
Mary McGuire spent her childhood being bullied in an inner-city school, living with an alcoholic father, a neurotic …

Trio set to take marketing agency Plinkfizz to next level…

October 16, 2017 – 6:00 am |

MARKETING and communications agency Plinkfizz continues to grow with the recruitment of three new staff across the PR, design and marketing arms of the Staffordshire-based business.
The new appointments follow industry recognition of the agency which …

Introducing the Midlands Construction Summit…

October 13, 2017 – 8:00 am |
Midlands Construction Summit

The Midlands Construction Summit is taking place on 14 November at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham. This year’s Summit is based around three key themes: people, productivity and pipelines.
These emotive topics will generate much discussion and debate. The speaker line-up includes …

Black Country entrepreneur heads for the top with emergency repair solution…

October 13, 2017 – 7:30 am |

A Black Country entrepreneur is bouncing back from redundancy to take on the ‘big boys’ with a new insurance solution for landlords, letting agents and housing associations.

How did the world’s most iconic travel brands shape an industry?…

October 13, 2017 – 7:30 am |
How did the world’s most iconic travel brands shape an industry?…

New book explores the evolution of the travel industry, the lessons to take away, and where it will go from here

Mid Autumn festival to showcase the very best of chinese culture in Brum…

October 13, 2017 – 7:00 am |

This weekend, the Mid-Autumn Festival returns to Birmingham for a day of celebration to mark harvest time and the biggest moon of the year! Taking centre stage on Saturday 7 October at the Arcadian Centre, …

Wozair to exhibit at the EIC Power, Nuclear and Renewables Event 2017…

October 13, 2017 – 6:30 am |

Wozair is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at the EIC Power, Nuclear and Renewables Event, on the 28-29 of November 2017. Located in stands P18/P20, close to the entrance, Wozair will be …

23,257 new private sector jobs created across Greater Birmingham and Solihull…

October 13, 2017 – 6:00 am |

A 3.2% increase in jobs outpaces the English average of 2.3%
Region’s success follows a year of strong investment
GBSLEP is over halfway to meeting its 2030 job creation targets

 More than 23,000 new private sectors jobs were …

Event to outline $12 trillion reasons why West Midlands businesses should embrace Sustainable Development Goals…

October 11, 2017 – 10:00 am |
Elizabeth Lincoln

Companies in the West Midlands will be challenged this week to tackle inequality, climate change and to end extreme poverty, unlocking $12 trillion in new opportunities in the process.
Business In The Community (BITC) is hosting …

TV historian Dan Snow helps Beanstalk to launch new programme aimed at helping nursery children become ready to read…

October 11, 2017 – 8:00 am |
Dan Snow_Beanstalk

Local literacy charity Beanstalk has launched Story Starters, a new programme that helps children aged 3-5 in nurseries and pre-schools to develop their language skills in order to become ready to read. The well-known historian …

ESCP Europe launches first Certified Diversity and Inclusion Course…

October 11, 2017 – 7:30 am |
ESCP Europe launches first Certified Diversity and Inclusion Course…

Business school teams up with Diversity and Inclusion specialists to fill vital skills gap for business leaders and HR professionals

Press Release 14+ Residential 2017…

October 11, 2017 – 7:00 am |

Abseiling, archery and rifle shooting! These are some of the activities Worcestershire teenagers with disabilities and additional needs recently experienced on a residential trip to Malvern Outdoor Elements.

Launch of unmissable workshops…

October 11, 2017 – 6:30 am |

Serial entrepreneur and PR guru, Sara Tye, and successful businesswoman, Natalie Lovett, have joined forces to create an incredible series of workshops aimed at businesspeople with a desire to grow their business, boost their marketing and …

Stephen Wells- Ministry of Justice- Mace to Prison Estates Transformation Programme…

October 11, 2017 – 6:00 am |

In November 2015 the government committed £1.3bn to building nine new prisons and closing existing Victorian jails and sell the sites for housing. Details of the locations of four of the nine new prisons were released by the …

Brose UK opens £10m paint plant in Coventry…

October 9, 2017 – 8:00 am |

More than 30 new jobs have been created at one of the West Midlands’ fastest growing automotive suppliers this month following the completion of its £10m paint plant.

Pave Aways investment supports ambitious growth plans…

October 9, 2017 – 7:30 am |

A Midlands building contractor has revealed ambitious plans for a 25 per cent increase in its multi million pound turnover, underpinned by an expansion at its own headquarters.

Three-quarters of West Midlands mid-market leaders would ‘bet house’ on achieving growth targets…

October 9, 2017 – 7:00 am |

90% of mid-market businesses in the West Midlands plan to increase turnover in this financial year (2017/18) by an average of 25% – more than any other region in the country
Defiant West Midlands firms (100% …

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