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Talbots staff get on their bikes to smash £30,000 fundraising target for Birmingham Children’s Hospital…

October 17, 2018 – 6:00 am |

Four seasoned riders from Talbots Law have emulated the likes of Hoy, Yates, Froome and Wiggins by completing a 300-mile bike ride to raise much-needed money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH).
The intrepid quartet, which …

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Evesham accountancy firm lands industry award as UK’s no1 for client service…

October 19, 2018 – 8:00 am |

Sarah Sallis and awardThe boss of an Evesham-based accountancy firm has vowed to push service to new levels after the company’s exceptional standards won them a prestigious national award.

Director and founder Sarah Sallis and the rest of the team are celebrating after The Accountancy Office was named ‘Client Service Firm of the Year’ in the annual Accounting Excellence Awards, seeing off competition from larger businesses across the country. Read the full story »

New homes in Newport – Shropshire…

October 19, 2018 – 7:30 am |
house

More than 200 new homes are earmarked to be built in Newport in a scheme that will support hundreds of jobs and provide funding for a new sport’s pitch for the town’s secondary school.
Persimmon Homes …

Shropshire manufacturers back apprenticeships as MCMT welcomes another full cohort…

October 19, 2018 – 7:00 am |
MCMT New Chort (L)

Two of Shropshire’s leading training academies have welcomed their latest cohort of 30 apprentices, as local manufacturers continue to place their faith in vocational learning.
The Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology (MCMT), which offers more …

New starters learn to be heart starters with Malvern firm’s defibrillator training…

October 19, 2018 – 6:30 am |
Melton Group - staff going through their training with Heartstart (Melanie Baker is second right)

A Malvern facilities management provider has become the first in the area to ensure all new starters receive life-saving defibrillator training.
Melton Group is providing the training as part of its induction programme, teaming up with …

Midlands businesses win to pitch to African buyers…

October 19, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Buyers from African businesses and organisations, who travelled to the Midlands, seeking new goods and services

Businesses from across the Midlands had the opportunity to pitch their products and services directly to buyers from Africa at a specially organised event in Birmingham.
 The 17 companies – all from food and drink, fast …

Pegasus Group gains planning for new homes in Solihull…

October 17, 2018 – 8:00 am |
BVP

Planning permission has been granted for a development of 125 new homes at Shirley, Solihull, part of the major regeneration of Blythe Valley Park (BVP).
Pegasus Group secured the reserved matters approval on ‘Parcel H’ of …

Rosenbauer UK taps into TotalKare’s column lifts to raise Fire and Rescue vehicles…

October 17, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Rosenbauer (L)

Cable-free mobile column lifts from Black Country-based TotalKare are supporting the UK’s future firefighting efforts, following their introduction to the largest global manufacturer of fleet and equipment options to Fire and Rescue services.
Rosenbauer UK’s Holmfirth premises …

Aurrigo targets £900million ‘opportunity’ after leading on world first autonomous vehicle demo…

October 17, 2018 – 7:00 am |
UK Autodrive Aurrigo (Whale)

A Coventry manufacturing specialist is playing the largest role in the world’s first ever multi connected and autonomous vehicle demonstration this week and is now targeting its share of a £900million marketplace.
Aurrigo, which employs 81 …

Top marks for Catering Design Group…

October 17, 2018 – 6:30 am |
UWC Atlantic College after Catering Design Group completed the project

Daventry-based Catering Design Group (CDG) has completed four refurbishment projects this summer for schools and colleges, valued at a combined turnover of almost £900K.
Working to tight timescales to complete the works before the start of …

Talbots staff get on their bikes to smash £30,000 fundraising target for Birmingham Children’s Hospital…

October 17, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Keith Yates, Peter Hill, Matt Wistow, Callum Haynes and Steve Kenny

Four seasoned riders from Talbots Law have emulated the likes of Hoy, Yates, Froome and Wiggins by completing a 300-mile bike ride to raise much-needed money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH).
The intrepid quartet, which …

Celebrating Women at Wembley…

October 15, 2018 – 8:00 am |
gml turquoise BB (1)

A panel of accomplished judges had a week to score the long list of applicants for the National Business Women’s Awards 2018. The top Business Women in each category were selected for the finals and …

Longbridge place launches this weekend…

October 15, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Apartment

An eagerly-anticipated new homes development has launched in Longbridge.
Persimmon Homes has opened its Longbridge Place development on Cooper Way, Rednal, a development of 215 houses and apartments to suit everyone from first time buyers, growing …

Steel manufacturer finalises export deal for prestigious Cyprus project…

October 15, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Richard Hilton

A Midlands steel manufacturer has completed the third phase of a programme to supply one of its flagship products to a multi million pound redevelopment in the heart of the Cypriot capital Nicosia.
 Fabweld Steel Products …

What Salary should you be earning at your age?..

October 15, 2018 – 6:30 am |
UK average salary

Your age isn’t the only number that increases over time. As you accrue more experience in the workplace, your value to employers inevitably increases, and salary expectations should follow in line.
There’s a direct correlation between age …

New appointments support growth strategy for law firm…

October 15, 2018 – 6:00 am |
New solicitors and trainees at FBCMB. Bottom Row L to R Ravi Basra, FBCMB Managing Partner, Kim Carr, Megan Price. Back Row L to R Jaspreet Kler, Joseph Martin, Rubel Miah

A Midlands law firm has welcomed a clutch of newly qualified solicitors and trainees to its ranks.
FBC Manby Bowdler has three new solicitors on its team as staff qualified after successfully completing their training contracts …

Donation helps Penkridge poppy project mark Armistice anniversary…

October 12, 2018 – 8:00 am |
Penkriodge Poppies 3

A Penkridge community arts project has received a donation from a regional housebuilder to help mark the 100-year anniversary of Armistice by bringing the community together to make more than 8,500 poppies.
Penkridge Methodist Church has …

Parents warned on tax liability for gifts to children…

October 12, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Daniel Graves

Parents who have gifted property to their children are being warned they could be landing their loved ones with a future hefty tax bill.
Tax expert Gary Priest, a partner at leading Midlands law firm mfg …

Appointment ensures end to end service…

October 12, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Vikki Seal and Cherry Elliott

The appointment of a further plot conveyancer to the residential development team at law firm Higgs & Sons will help deliver an end to end cradle to grave service to clients.
Vikki Seal has joined the …

TTC gets on its bike to secure major cycle training contract with Fleet Source…

October 12, 2018 – 6:30 am |
Oliver Raisbeck, Julie Fox and Benjamin Smith (all TTC Cycling)

One of the UK’s leading cycle training experts has been appointed to help educate more than 25,000 HGV and commercial vehicle drivers across the UK.
Telford-based TTC Cycling has been chosen by Fleet Source to …

Handover marks completion of contractor’s latest education project…

October 12, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Jamie Evans, Kerry Forrester and pupils, Sam Stockton and Ella Jones.

A £1.5 million project to extend and remodel a primary school to allow for an increase in pupil numbers has been handed over by a Shropshire building contractor.
Construction carried out by Knockin based Pave Aways at …

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