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How do we solve the £63 billion digital skills gap problem?…

May 18, 2018 – 7:00 am |

DigitalGrads: Turning the recruitment industry on its head by providing free digital skills training for graduates
Graduates today face the prospect of leaving university with a degree and £40k debt, but without the practical skills and …

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Law firm takes action to tackle dementia…

May 21, 2018 – 8:00 am |
Emma Dowler from the Alzheimer's Society and Michelle Monnes-Thomas from FBC Manby Bowdler.

Emma Dowler from the Alzheimer’s Society and Michelle Monnes-Thomas from FBC Manby Bowdler.

A free advice session to encourage more people to support those living with dementia will be held in Wolverhampton during this month’s Dementia Action Week.

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Alison Delaney shares top tips on discovering and building your personal brand…

May 21, 2018 – 7:30 am |
ALISON DELANEY

Research has suggested that over 90% of consumers are more likely to purchase from an authentic brand, rather than a dishonest brand, but how can you build your brand to become something that is recognised …

Pershore Mayor supports local charities before handing over the reins…

May 21, 2018 – 7:00 am |
mayor Of Pershore

It was a pleasant evening for local charities across Worcestershire who were asked to attend the final council meeting chaired by outgoing Mayor of Pershore Councillor Bob Gillmor.
Various charities across Worcestershire received a generous …

Unipart chief receives honorary doctorate from Coventry University…

May 21, 2018 – 6:30 am |
John Neill Graduation

A life-long businessman who helped create one of Britain’s best known and most trusted brands has been presented with an honorary degree.
John Neill, chairman and group chief executive of Unipart, was presented with an honorary …

Online export surgeries with overseas Embassy staff launched….

May 21, 2018 – 6:00 am |
West Midlands DIT, Andy Smith

Local companies wanting to know if their goods or services could sell overseas can discuss the opportunities via a series of new online surgeries.

Organised by West Midlands Chambers of Commerce’s ERDF SME International Growth project, …

Catering Design Group grows its own starters….

May 18, 2018 – 8:00 am |

Faced with on-going skilled labour shortages within the architectural design sector, restaurant and commercial kitchen design company, Catering Design Group (CDG) has taken two young students and grown them from within to become valued members …

Royals’ favourite water gets Royal wedding make-over….

May 18, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Royals' Favourite Water Gets Royal Wedding Make-over

Markle Sparkle & Still Harry Malvern Water Ensure Wedding Celebrations Are Whine-free
Malvern is renowned for being the purest mineral water there is and that’s why, for five centuries, Royals have made it their drink of …

West Midlands Mayor speaks at Higgs Diversity event…

May 18, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Pictured at the Higgs & Sons event are, from left: Paul Hunt, Managing Partner at Higgs & Sons; Andy Street, WMCA Mayor; Julia Lowe, Partner at Higgs; Reece Pope of Stonewall and Paul Barker, Partner at Higgs

WEST MIDLANDS MAYOR SPEAKS AT HIGGS DIVERSITY EVENT
The Mayor of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) was the guest speaker at a diversity and inclusivity event hosted by Higgs & Sons law firm this week.

How do we solve the £63 billion digital skills gap problem?…

May 18, 2018 – 7:00 am |

DigitalGrads: Turning the recruitment industry on its head by providing free digital skills training for graduates
Graduates today face the prospect of leaving university with a degree and £40k debt, but without the practical skills and …

100th software testing graduate passes through Edge Academy….

May 18, 2018 – 6:30 am |

One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has seen the 100thgraduate successfully pass through its software testing education programme, Edge Academy.

Legal professionals reminded of human side of law at No5 inquest seminar…

May 18, 2018 – 6:30 am |
George Jones, son of Cliff Jones who died in the Birmingham Pub Bombings; Julie Hambleton, sister of Maxine Hambleton who died in the bombings; Nageena Khalique QC of No5 Barristers’ Chambers; Christopher Stanley of KRW Law and part of the team representing 10 of the families of victims

Justice4the21 campaigner Julie Hambleton gave an impassioned insight into the human cost of coronial law to legal professionals, at the Annual Inquest Seminar held by No5 Barristers’ Chambers.
The younger sister of Birmingham pub bombings victim …

Extreme cleaning specialist steps in to tackle £0.5billion slips and trips bill…

May 18, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Steven Phillips Bonasystems MD

A campaign is being launched to remind businesses across key sectors – including wet leisure, hospitality, retail, public transport, and healthcare – of the urgent need to safeguard staff and customers by applying an anti-slip …

Worcestershire cyclists take on 100 mile route…

May 16, 2018 – 8:00 am |
Lorraine Westcott

Two cyclists from Worcestershire have joined forces to raise funds for Deaf Direct. Lorraine Westcott and Julie Gerrard will be taking on the gruelling Ride London- Surrey cycle race.
The 100 mile journey begins in London …

Wilson Vale gains College Court catering contract…

May 16, 2018 – 7:30 am |
College Court Conference Centre

Wilson Vale has gained the catering contract for College Court Conference Centre at The University of Leicester. Under a five-year deal worth £750k in annual turnover, the independent caterers are now providing catering services for …

Mills & Reeve announce major refurbishment of their Birmingham office…

May 16, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Steve Allen, partner and head of the Birmingham office, Wendy Thomas, project manager, Chris Adlam, construction manager for Area

Leading national law firm Mills & Reeve undertakes a refurbishment of its Colmore Row office that reinforces its commitment to growth in the city
The office, in the heart of the city’s business district, is undergoing …

Housebuilder names new Stone development in memory of employee…

May 16, 2018 – 6:30 am |
hanbury village house

A regional housebuilder has launched a new development in Stone which has been named in memory of a former employee.
Persimmon Homes West Midlands will build 500 homes at Udall Grange, with 130 two, three, four …

Fracino founder in final line up for lifetime achievement award…

May 16, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Fracino founder in final line up of lifetime achievement award

Fracino founder Frank Maxwell – who has been instrumental in powering the espresso coffee machine manufacturer to a global brand – is up for a lifetime achievement award.
Launching Fracino in a garden shed five and …

Salisbury Group Gets Global Award for Outstanding Innovation…

May 14, 2018 – 8:00 am |
Salisbury Group

Salisbury Group, the national facilities management and maintenance company, has been named winner of the Outstanding Innovation category at the 2018 Global Business Excellence Awards.
The Outstanding Innovation Award recognises the transformational improvements achieved by Salisbury Group …

Launch of The Whitewed Directory Awards 2018…

May 14, 2018 – 7:30 am |
The Whitewed Directory Awards Winners Georgia Yates Weddings Venues Covered Elizabeth Donovan Photography and Natalie Lovett founder of The Whitewed Directory

Following the overwhelming success of The Whitewed Directory’s debut event last year, they’re excited to announce the launch of their second awards ceremony for their approved suppliers. Due to take place on 7 February 2019, …

Shropshire’s first ‘Doggy hotel’ transforming the future of canine care…

May 14, 2018 – 7:30 am |
hotel for dogs

Two young Shropshire entrepreneurs are proving that a dog’s life can lead to a very good business idea after launching a luxury hotel and daycare service.
Best friends Tom Haynes and Luke Bird created K9 Anytime …

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