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£6.5m boost for SME manufacturers looking to recover from Covid-19 impact

July 1, 2020 – 6:00 am |

Small to Medium-sized (SME) manufacturers across England have been given a £6.5m funding boost to help them recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and address key barriers to growth.

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EXPERT LAWYER SUPPORTS CONSULTATION TO TACKLE DAIRY SECTOR SUPPLY CHAINS

July 6, 2020 – 8:00 am |

Amy Peacey_1mb (1)A consultation seeking to end any unfair practices across the UK’s dairy sector has been praised by a leading lawyer who works closely with farmers. Read the full story »

CLARKE WILLMOTT APPOINTED TO MULTI MILLION POUND HOUSING PANEL

July 6, 2020 – 7:00 am |

Clarke Willmott LLP has been appointed to serve on a panel of leading housing specialist law firms as part of a £15 million legal services framework agreement.

Tin Can delivers communications solution to Covid-19 patients at Russells Hall Hospital

July 6, 2020 – 6:00 am |

Covid-19 patients at Russells Hall Hospital are now able to stay in touch with loved ones thank to the swift action of three kind-hearted businesses.

Private sector urged to prepare, as MP’s vote against further delay to IR35 reform

July 3, 2020 – 8:00 am |
Private sector urged to prepare, as MP’s vote against further delay to IR35 reform

IR35 specialist, Qdos, has responded to the breaking news that the 2021 rollout of IR35 reform in the private sector has been accepted as part of the Finance Bill and will go ahead, after MPs …

Award-winning commercial agent clinches deals despite lockdown

July 3, 2020 – 7:30 am |

An award-winning commercial property specialist says the market is starting to show the first signs of recovery from the coronavirus lockdown – and revealed it still clinched millions of pounds of deals while the country …

West Midlands tourism organisations urged to demonstrate ‘We’re Good to Go’

July 3, 2020 – 7:00 am |

Tourism and hospitality businesses across the West Midlands are being encouraged to apply for new VisitEngland industry accreditation to give assurances to visitors as the sector prepares to reopen following the coronavirus outbreak.

Portech Systems launches contactless Proof of Delivery app safePOD as businesses return to normal during COVID-19

July 1, 2020 – 7:00 am |
Portech Systems launches contactless Proof of Delivery app safePOD as businesses return to normal during COVID-19

Birmingham, Mobile enterprise app developer Portech Systems has launched a new contactless point of delivery (POD) app called safePOD that is designed to make delivery safer as business levels start to return to normal amidst the coronavirus …

DATA PROTECTION WARNING TO HOSPITALITY BUSINESSES

July 1, 2020 – 6:30 am |

The much-anticipated re-opening of businesses in the food and drink sector has been given the green light for 4 July, a welcome decision for both those in the industry and consumers.

£6.5m boost for SME manufacturers looking to recover from Covid-19 impact

July 1, 2020 – 6:00 am |

Small to Medium-sized (SME) manufacturers across England have been given a £6.5m funding boost to help them recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and address key barriers to growth.

Thousands of recruiters and hiring firms preparing for IR35 reform extension

June 29, 2020 – 6:00 am |

Over 2,200 recruitment agencies and hiring organisations are set to be ready for the rollout of the off-payroll tax reforms in the private sector next year and will prioritise fair and well-informed IR35 assessments, statistics …

PP C&A is one of the first to demonstrate quality in a virtual world

June 26, 2020 – 8:00 am |

PP Control & Automation (PP C&A) has become one of the first companies in the UK to be ‘virtually’ re-certified to a prestigious international quality standard.

A NEED FOR UNISALAD: THE STUDENT COMMUNITY APP ADAPTED FOR POST-COVID UNI LIFE

June 26, 2020 – 7:00 am |

Student community and marketplace app UniSalad has proven its need in light of COVID-19, to address the growing demand for more student community-feel at university. With universities being forced to close, putting a premature end …

Birmingham fintech offers defense for directors against banking fraud

June 24, 2020 – 8:00 am |

Birmingham-based Fintech, Cirrostratus Exedra, claims its Open Banking Treasury Management Software is a defence for senior directors against fraud such as Wirecard or Patisserie Valerie.

BUILDERS GIFT TO WHITEHALL PRIMARY CHILDREN

June 24, 2020 – 7:30 am |

Children at Whitehall Primary School in Greenbank, Bristol had a surprise after workers from a nearby building site provided them with a new outdoor seating area and a basketball hoop.

Training and Manufacturing Group launches technical courses for furloughed apprentices and employees

June 24, 2020 – 7:00 am |

Furloughed apprentices and employees are being given the opportunity to learn new skills thanks to a new package of support from the Training and Manufacturing Group (TMG).

Businesses warned of consequences for abusing furlough

June 24, 2020 – 6:30 am |

Businesses in the West Midlands are being warned they will face severe financial penalties if they try to step outside the Government’s furlough scheme.

Urban Village Capital overcomes lockdown challenges to complete £14m luxury apartment development

June 24, 2020 – 6:00 am |

Birmingham-based Urban Village Capital has overcome the obstacles of lockdown to deliver full completion of its latest luxury £14m apartment development.

PHONE A FRIEND: LET’S FEED BRUM CALLS ON VOLUNTEERS TO OFFER CHAT LINE SUPPORT

June 22, 2020 – 8:00 am |

With the Covid-19 lockdown putting a stop to Let’s Feed Brum’s outdoor soup kitchen operations overnight, the charity has mobilised to roll-out a free ‘Friendship Chatline’ for people who use its service, in aims of …

NURSERIES BENEFIT FROM RENOVATIONS DURING LOCKDOWN

June 22, 2020 – 7:30 am |

A nursery group in Bristol has used the time during lockdown to improve its settings with a programme of upgrades, re-decoration and new resources.

Will Covid-19 be the NetZero game changer or false dawn?

June 22, 2020 – 7:00 am |

Dale Edwards, a Consultant Specialist in nuclear energy and infrastructure at law firm Clarke Willmott LLP, shares his thoughts on the potential failure to act on the climatic opportunity that Covid-19 has given.   

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