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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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Grant lifts Solihull security firm to new heights with a string of contract wins…

October 23, 2017 – 8:00 am |

VersaliftA leading Solihull-based security specialist has made the most of a ‘little support’ to secure new contracts and expand its offering.

Integrity Security Group, which is on course to deliver a £3.5m record year in 2017, used a £20,000 grant from Birmingham City Council’s ERDF backed Business Growth Programme to buy a crucial piece of equipment and launch a new marketing campaign. Read the full story »

Put some spirit into your Christmas countdown…

October 23, 2017 – 7:30 am |

The countdown to Christmas is on and if you’re looking for gin-spiration, look no further than John Lewis, which is home to an exclusive advent calendar that will make gin lovers’ wishes come true.
As …

Leading Financial Coach gives his top tips on how not to get in debt this Christmas…

October 23, 2017 – 7:00 am |
Leading Financial Coach gives his top tips on how not to get in debt this Christmas…

London 5.10.17 Christmas is a time of giving and generosity, it’s a time when it is easy to give in to temptation to spoil your loved ones, a time when most people overspend. It is also …

40% of IT contractors earn above UK employee salary average in just 90 days…

October 23, 2017 – 6:30 am |
40% of IT contractors earn above UK employee salary average in just 90 days…

40% of independent contractors are able to earn above the national annual average salary of a full-time IT professional in just 90 days, new research from leading independent contractor tax adviser, Qdos Contractor of The …

Recruitment staff go to work with a smile for happiness week…

October 23, 2017 – 6:00 am |
Work Happy Week

Employers have been shown the secrets to a happy and productive workforce in a week-long event run by a Midlands recruitment provider.
Work Happy Week was set up by jobs experts Workforce Staffing to encourage their …

Five complete training with Higgs & Sons…

October 20, 2017 – 8:00 am |
Higgs and Sons

Leading West Midlands law firm Higgs & Sons has welcomed five newly qualified lawyers to the firm.
Carly Davies, Emma Hadley, Zahra Farooq, Charanjeet Bhogal and Georgia Stott are the latest colleagues to benefit from the …

Geneva Management Group launches new model for wealth management…

October 20, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Dave Elzas

Geneva, 9 October 2017 – In recent years,  the overzealous way in which certain banks apply their compliance practices, coupled with the pending regulation of independent asset managers in Switzerland is making private banks step awat …

ETG set to bring latest technology to the UK after EMO debut…

October 20, 2017 – 7:00 am |
Graeme Thomas EMO

Warwickshire-based ETG were well represented at the recent EMO Show in Hannover where there was significant interest in the new technology being showcased by its partners.
The six-strong team were present on the Chiron, Hardinge Bridgeport, …

Leading National SME’s Qualify for Wembley Finals…

October 20, 2017 – 6:30 am |
SME National

A panel of accomplished judges (https://www.smenationalbusinessawards.co.uk/our-judges) had a week to score the long list of applicants for the SME National Business Awards 2017. Only the top 14 in each category were selected for the finals, …

LoveBrum duo banks Award Nomination…

October 20, 2017 – 6:00 am |

Launched in 2015, Love Brum was set up by a team of passionate Brummies who wanted to shine a light on unknown and ‘hard to reach’ projects that might not otherwise get the profile. Each …

Trio of practice launches, hires and promotions at Berwick Partner…

October 18, 2017 – 8:00 am |
Berwick Partners

 -Firm launches new housing, digital and supply chain practices 
 -Three new senior appointments made to lead the new arms
-Trio of additional senior promotions 
Birmingham-headquartered executive search firm Berwick Partners has announced the launch of three new practices, …

Midlands IT leaders win global recognition…

October 18, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Purple Frog

A Midlands business with a global client base has been marked out as a leader in its field after two key staff were awarded a coveted industry status held by only 21 specialists in the …

Changes may leave the older and vulnerable at risk…

October 18, 2017 – 7:00 am |
Changes may leave the older and vulnerable at risk…

Philip Martin-Summers, an expert in powers of attorney and Court of Protection matters at Higgs & Sons comments: “We are extremely concerned by the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) push for fully digital powers of attorney.
“An …

Edge Testing completes 500 mile charity walk for 10th anniversary…

October 18, 2017 – 6:30 am |
Edge500

Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, has completed a £5,000 fundraising initiative with a cheque presentation at the company’s 10th anniversary celebrations.
10 volunteers across Edge’s offices walked …

New Small Business Commissioner challenged to tackle tax to truly champion small business…

October 18, 2017 – 6:00 am |
New Small Business Commissioner challenged to tackle tax to truly champion small business…

Following the appointment of former Conservative MP Paul Uppal as the UK’s Small Business Commissioner, leading contractor tax adviser, Qdos Contractor of The Qdos Group, has urged him to prioritise working with Government to build …

Ludlow lawyer saddles up for charity…

October 16, 2017 – 8:00 am |
Richard Connolly

A 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 …

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 …

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