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(l-r) Darren Till (Foundry Manager), Callum Johnston (Apprentice), Jag Suman (Operations Manager), Diptesh Patel (Technical Manager), Ash Suman (Managing Director), Shane Maydew (Technician) and Ashley Moran (Apprentice)

£1m order boom casts a bright future for Black Country foundry…

December 2, 2016 – 6:45 am |

A Willenhall foundry is celebrating a significant contract haul after securing more than £1m of new orders in the last six months.

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Manufacturer creates nearly 40 jobs after post-Brexit vote sales boost…

December 7, 2016 – 6:45 am |
(l-r) Joshua Gray, Sarah Brookes, Andy Whittaker (Engineering & Quality Director) & Cherise Robinson

(l-r) Joshua Gray, Sarah Brookes, Andy Whittaker (Engineering & Quality Director) & Cherise Robinson

A leading Staffordshire fabrication specialist has cast aside uncertainty following the Brexit vote to secure more than £1.5m of new orders in just six months.

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Lyreco’s environmental efforts scoops international award…

December 7, 2016 – 6:30 am |
Green Apple Award - from left to right Roger Wolens from The Green Organization with Mike Tuzzio – Public Sector Divisional Director (Lyreco) and Manel Roura – QSS Manager (Lyreco)

The Midlands based workplace and office supplies specialist Lyreco has been crowned as one of the greenest businesses of its kind after picking up another accolade for its ongoing strategy to reduce its impact on …

Worcestershire IT firm commended for approach to apprenticeships…

December 7, 2016 – 6:15 am |
l-r Alex Humphrey, Esmée Phillips-Howl, Jordan Duffy, Nicole Heaton, Sam Hale, Susan Marlow and Patrik Zelenay

A county IT business has been highly commended for its commitment to apprenticeships and for its work in developing young people and providing jobs.

Midland jeweller Anja Potze celebrates 21 year milestone in Worcester…

December 7, 2016 – 6:00 am |
l-r Laura Golborne, Anja Potze, Eden Lippett & Felicity Allen

A respected Worcester jeweller is marking her 21st anniversary in the city with a series of special events for customers.

Popular Apprentice Club relaunches for 2017…

December 5, 2016 – 6:45 am |
Apprentices and organisers at November’s festive event

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce are delighted to announce that they will now be delivering the Apprentices in Business networking events, aimed at apprentices and young professionals aged 18-24.

150 Coventry and Warwickshire people sign up to Accelerate their way into work…

December 5, 2016 – 6:30 am |
l-r David Sternberg (Coventry and Warwickshire CDA), Sue Ogle (Voluntary Action Coventry), Sarah Windrum (Coventry & Warwickshire LEP), Tamy Matanky (Accelerate), Mike Fowler (Coventry Cyrenians) and Sue Ormiston (Big Lottery Fund)

More than 150 people have signed up to a new programme to help get people furthest from the labour market into work – just four weeks after it officially launched.

Wilson Vale supports The Soap Co. at Conference Aston…

December 5, 2016 – 6:15 am |
Wilson Vale head of housekeeping, Katrina Gorzelanczyk (left) with Samantha Brown, head of Conference Aston, enjoying black poppy and wild fig hand wash from The Soap Co. 3

Following its recent contract gain with Conference Aston in Birmingham, Wilson Vale has sourced liquid soap from The Soap Co. for use throughout the venue, which attracts up to 55,000 hotel guests and conference delegates …

BEE Lighting win Best British Small Business of the Year 2016…

December 5, 2016 – 6:00 am |
National Awards

On Thursday 24th November 2016, the British Chamber of Commerce Business Awards took place in London. Bee Lighting represented Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce and against stiff competition, the Redditch based lighting technology company …

£1m order boom casts a bright future for Black Country foundry…

December 2, 2016 – 6:45 am |
(l-r) Darren Till (Foundry Manager), Callum Johnston (Apprentice), Jag Suman (Operations Manager), Diptesh Patel (Technical Manager), Ash Suman (Managing Director), Shane Maydew (Technician) and Ashley Moran (Apprentice)

A Willenhall foundry is celebrating a significant contract haul after securing more than £1m of new orders in the last six months.

West Brom Team Recognised as Top Performers…

December 2, 2016 – 6:30 am |
Members of the West Brom’s intermediary team including (l-r) Max Thompson, Polly Johal, Tony Tudor, Richard Scott, Gareth Tormajer and Indie Bansi.

The West Brom has been hailed as one of the best financial institutions in the country for the service it provides to intermediaries who sell mortgages on its behalf.
The regional building society received a top …

More businesses sign up to Marketing Birmingham partnership programme…

December 2, 2016 – 6:15 am |
Nicola-Hewitt-Commercial-Director-Marketing-Birmingham

Marketing Birmingham has recruited a further 30 companies from across the region’s business and leisure sectors to its Commercial Partners programme since April.

Hydraulic lift first for haulage firm…

December 2, 2016 – 6:00 am |
Caption: The new TOTALKARE hydraulic lifts in action at Davison Transport.

A successful, family-owned, haulage firm is hoping its latest investment in heavy-duty vehicle lifting equipment will help to drive its continued growth.
Coventry-based Davison Transport has become one of the first transport firms in the UK to take …

There’s still time to enter Christmas fun run…

November 30, 2016 – 6:45 am |
Santa Run

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is calling for final entrants for its annual Jingle Bell Jog, returning to Kings Heath Park this weekend (Sunday December 4).

AUTUMN STATEMENT 2016: ANALYSIS FROM HEREFORDSHIRE & WORCESTERSHIRE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE…

November 30, 2016 – 6:30 am |
Sophia Haywood, Policy Executive at Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce

Philip Hammond’s first, and coincidently last, Autumn Statement was a responsible package that will reassure local businesses in Herefordshire & Worcestershire.

Birmingham voted conferencing capital by UK event organisers…

November 30, 2016 – 6:15 am |
Vincent Garrington - General Manager, BCEC

Birmingham has been named the country’s favourite business tourism destination outside London by UK-based event organisers.

New Yoga Class for Beginners Draws on Satyananda Tradition…

November 30, 2016 – 6:00 am |
Sue Duffy

Local people in the West Midlands area are being offered a number of new yoga classes based on a gentle yet powerful form of classical yoga.
The Satyananda Yoga Centre in Birmingham is offering a new class open to …

Local businesses recognised at latest Worcestershire Works Well event…

November 28, 2016 – 6:45 am |
Sue Roberts, Southco Manufacturing, presents the Outstanding Achievement Award to and Shelley Gunnell (centre, Titania) and Ruth Inglis (right, Titania)

Worcestershire Works Well, the county’s health and wellbeing accreditation scheme for businesses, celebrated another successful event this month at Hogarths Stone Manor. The event provided an informative insight into women’s health and celebrated the accreditation …

Law firm ‘links’ up with new app to enhance client experience…

November 28, 2016 – 6:30 am |
Former Apprentice star Lauren Riley who has devised The Link app which has been adopted by Midlands law firm FBC Manby Bowdler

A Midlands law firm has become one of the first in the region to sign up to a new app that aims to revolutionise its interaction with clients.
FBC Manby Bowdler has rolled out The Link …

BSA members elect new Deputy Chairman…

November 28, 2016 – 6:15 am |
Jonathan Westhoff

The BSA today announced that Jonathan Westhoff, Chief Executive of the West Brom has been elected as the Deputy Chairman of the BSA.  He replaces Chris Pilling, Chief Executive of the Yorkshire Building Society, who …

TOP TIPS FOR SHROPSHIRE/WORCESTERSHIRE/HEREFORDSHIRE DRIVERS IN ROAD SAFETY WEEK…

November 28, 2016 – 6:00 am |
TTC Group pledges to support Brake's Road Safety Week with top tips on how to avoid being caught speeding

Tips on how to avoid being caught speeding have been issued by a leading organisation responsible for running speed awareness courses in the UK.

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