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Muller celebrates new IATF 16949 quality standard success with £300,000 contracts boost…

April 17, 2018 – 5:30 am |

A leading sub-contact machining specialist has become one of the first manufacturers in the UK to secure a prestigious new automotive quality accreditation.
Muller Holdings, which employs 90 people at its headquarters in Cleobury Mortimer, has …

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First-Ever National Asparagus Day Launches on St. George’s Day…

April 20, 2018 – 8:30 am |

30515977_1950217591664077_2880781504848330752_nThe first-ever official National Asparagus Day, marking the start of English Asparagus Season on 23rd April and also St. George’s Day, launches this year. The date is no coincidence – asparagus fans have long campaigned for the iconic vegetable to be adopted as the official symbol of the day.

The start of the asparagus season is marked in traditionally-eccentric British style with the first-cut round of asparagus being celebrated and revered. As well as being blessed, Morris Dancers welcome it, poets recite odes to it and singers sing songs to it. Throughout the Vale of Evesham, where the best asparagus is said to be grown, and it has been recognised by the European Union by being awarded geographical protected food status, restaurants, pubs and eateries join the celebrations by serving asparagus in every imaginable guise, from jam to sausages and even soap! Read the full story »

Popular farming legal seminars returns to Shropshire…

April 20, 2018 – 8:00 am |

Legal issues affecting Shropshire’s farmers and landowners will be covered at two agricultural seminars taking place next month.
Rural specialists from Telford and Ludlow-based law firm mfg Solicitors, and colleagues from the Country Land & Business …

West Midlands high street store openings increased slightly from last year but in decline from 2015, as digital demands and appetite for experiences continue to redefine high streets…

April 20, 2018 – 7:30 am |

-Net loss of 144 stores from West Midlands’ high streets in 2017
-Hereford saw the biggest increase in store closures
-Walsall the only area with a net growth of 2 stores
-Some parts of the leisure sector are …

Law firm retains ‘outstanding’ Best Companies ranking…

April 20, 2018 – 7:00 am |

A Midlands law firm has set its sights on achieving the top ranking for employee satisfaction after retaining its ‘outstanding’ 2-star rating in the Best Companies awards for a second year.
Best Companies recognises the country’s …

Aurrigo drives into Canada as it expands international network…

April 20, 2018 – 6:30 am |

International expansion is on the horizon for one of the UK’s leading self-driving vehicle specialists after it announced its first location in Canada.
Aurrigo, the dedicated autonomous vehicle (AV) division of RDM Group, has opened a …

Tailored Data Solutions increases income for charities…

April 20, 2018 – 6:00 am |

Tailored Data Solutions is helping charities to increase their income through better understanding of donor behaviour.
The company offers a range of data analysis, cleansing and identification services which help charities get to the bottom of …

Birmingham jobs event will match right people to the right jobs…

April 17, 2018 – 8:00 am |

People in Birmingham who are searching for a new office job or change in career are being invited to an event where they could be matched with potential employers.
City centre-based recruitment provider Workforce Staffing is …

Jet Environmental on track for an impressive 50% growth from last year…

April 17, 2018 – 7:30 am |

Jet Environmental are on track for an impressive 50% growth from last year, according to latest figures.
The company, which is one of the top suppliers of temperature and humidity control systems, is on the up …

Housebuilder rewards sporting finalists with cash grants…

April 17, 2018 – 6:30 am |
Housebuilder rewards sporting finalists with cash grants…

A Birmingham sporting group has received £5,000 after becoming a finalist in a national competition run by a leading housebuilder.
 North Birmingham Community Gymnastics received the money through the Persimmon Homes Healthy Communities scheme which saw …

Muller celebrates new IATF 16949 quality standard success with £300,000 contracts boost…

April 17, 2018 – 5:30 am |

A leading sub-contact machining specialist has become one of the first manufacturers in the UK to secure a prestigious new automotive quality accreditation.
Muller Holdings, which employs 90 people at its headquarters in Cleobury Mortimer, has …

Bowcock & Pursaill Solicitors offer permanent position to successful apprentice…

April 15, 2018 – 8:00 am |

Staffordshire solicitors Bowcock & Pursaill has strengthened its team with the permanent appointment of a new apprentice.
Jodi Attwood-Boot joined the firm as an apprentice and is now on her way to becoming a Chartered Legal …

Local children to benefit from kind-hearted Easter egg campaign…

April 15, 2018 – 7:30 am |

A Midlands recruitment firm has led a campaign which will see hundreds of Easter eggs donated to local children’s hospital wards.
Workforce Staffing, which has branches spread across the Midlands, have collected hundreds of Easter …

Talbots start Charity of the Year activity with £10k boost for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity…

April 15, 2018 – 7:00 am |

Staff from a leading Black Country law firm have pledged their support to help Birmingham Children’s Hospital carry out its life-saving care.
Talbots Law named the UK’s leading specialist paediatric centre as its ‘Charity of the …

The Millstone Hare goes the extra mile for pub customers with free taxi service…

April 15, 2018 – 6:30 am |

The £2.4m Olde English styled pub, situated within the grounds of Dallas Burston Polo Club, has achieved success by providing customers with a convenient method of transport.
The UK was home to around 69,000 pubs in1980 …

Eurofins Digital Testing Acquires Edge Testing Solutions…

April 15, 2018 – 6:00 am |

Brussels, Glasgow and Birmingham – April 4th, 2018 – Eurofins Digital Testing, a global leader in end-to-end quality assurance and testing services, today announced that it has acquired Edge Testing Solutions, a leading independent pure-play software testing provider …

Workholding in the spotlight as Hyfore heads to MACH 2018…

April 15, 2018 – 6:00 am |

Giving manufacturers complete control and increased speed over their machining operations will be on the agenda when Coventry-based Hyfore heads to MACH 2018.
The UK’s leading workholding specialist will be displaying the latest technology from eight …

Story marks growth chapter with new faces and client wins…

April 13, 2018 – 8:00 am |
Story2 (l-r) Lewis Thomas, Tom Bradshaw-Smith, Ruth Follows, Amanda Lowe, Claire Simpson and Sophie Drake

Agency celebrates four new hires and high-profile client wins Story flying high as region’s ‘Outstanding Small PR Consultancy’ at prestigious industry awards Firm’s focus on Midlands renaissance is underpinning strong growth.
Birmingham-based PR and content agency …

TTC DriverProtect and GreenRoad partner to raise driver safety education to a new level…

April 13, 2018 – 7:30 am |
GreenRoad (Product)

One of the UK’s leading specialists in driver education has announced a new partnership that will help ‘make sense of fleet data’.
TTC DriverProtect has joined forces with GreenRoad Technologies, a leading provider of fleet driver …

Potential for up to 1,400 new homes, over 70,000 sq m of new office space and 11,000 sq m of commercial space showcased at MIPIM…

April 13, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Solihull Town Centre Masterplan - office scheme

Key development opportunities within Solihull Town Centre have been showcased at international property conference MIPIM, within the Midlands UK Pavilion.
Part of the wider UK Central Solihull growth and development plans, Solihull Town Centre’s masterplan identifies …

Search is on for West Midlands roofing heroes…

April 13, 2018 – 6:30 am |
Male engineer smiles to camera

A major search is on for the ‘unsung’ local heroes of the West Midlands roofing profession after a new award was revealed for this year’s UK Roofing Awards 2018.
The National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC), …

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