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Pave Aways wins contract for new £8m state of the art spa build…

July 16, 2018 – 6:00 am |

A Midlands building firm has won the contract for an £8m project to create a new state of the art spa at the Carden Park Hotel near Chester.
A turf cutting ceremony marked the official start of …

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Ex-Heathrow man lands Exec Director charity role in Birmingham…

July 16, 2018 – 8:00 am |
Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell

The man behind the operational delivery of a successful Heathrow London 2012 Olympic Games programme has landed the top job at one of the city’s leading charities. Paul Mitchell, whose experience includes management positions at the world’s second busiest airport as well as, more recently, an Operations Director role at a national charity has now been named as LoveBrum’s Executive Director. Read the full story »

Malmaison Birmingham welcomes suite of new managers…

July 16, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Malmaison1

Malmaison Birmingham has welcomed two new members of staff on board, just in time for the peak summer season. The boutique hotel has hired Arron Wincott as Hotel Manager and Stephanie Taylor as Sales Manager …

Italian Wine Café now open in Kidderminster…

July 16, 2018 – 7:00 am |

Italian Wine Café, Veeno, opened its latest venue in Worcestershire this month, as part of the company’s exciting expansion plans. Situated on Kidderminster’s scenic Riverside development, this is Veeno’s 19th site, with an expected projection …

Girl Power as Candidate Source secures Business of the Year Award…

July 16, 2018 – 6:30 am |
Candidate Source Women's Award Michelle

A leading online advertising agency that helps recruiters find the right people has secured a major title at the first ever English Women’s Awards.
Candidate Source, which employs six people at its base in Coleshill, beat …

Pave Aways wins contract for new £8m state of the art spa build…

July 16, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Steve Morgan and Steve Owen.

A Midlands building firm has won the contract for an £8m project to create a new state of the art spa at the Carden Park Hotel near Chester.
A turf cutting ceremony marked the official start of …

Mortgage Advice Bureau Swindon on excellent growth trajectory thanks to new appointee…

July 13, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Ken Sneddon & Jeremy Morcumb MAB Swindon

Mortgage Advice Bureau Swindon is set to continue going from strength to strength after the appointment of experienced mortgage adviser Ken Sneddon.
Ken is a seasoned professional in the world of mortgage advice. His previous posts …

Businesses on track for new business after Le Mans visit…

July 13, 2018 – 7:00 am |
The West Midlands mission participants visiting GKN Driveline’s state-of-the-art plant in Arnage, near Le Mans. GKN is one of the largest British investors in Pays de la Loire.

Ten engineering and automotive supply chain businesses from across the West Midlands region are on track to win tens of thousands of pounds of new business after taking part in a trade mission to Le …

Shropshire law firm appoints specialist into its Private Client team…

July 13, 2018 – 6:30 am |
Head of the Private Client team Valerie Robinson with Sally Smith

A Shropshire legal firm has appointed an experienced tax and succession planning specialist into its growing Private Client team.
Sally Smith, who has over 12 years’ experience advising people on tax, estate matters, and issues …

New office ‘Makes Sense’ for growing accountancy firm…

July 13, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Tim Hammond (Makes Sense Accountants) and Hannah Campbell (Grosvenor House)

An expanding Birmingham accountancy firm is strengthening its service with a prestigious new city centre office.
Makes Sense Accountants is currently based in Perry Barr and has added to its premises to welcome clients for meetings …

PwC strengthens its Midlands team with 17 senior promotions…

July 11, 2018 – 8:00 am |
PwC strengthens its Midlands team

PwC announces further investment in its senior team in the Midlands with the admission of four new partners and 13 newly-promoted directors. The round of partner admissions and promotions sees the professional services firm invest …

New Curzon Street designers outline plans for HS2 station…

July 11, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Curzon image

Emerging plans for the new HS2 Curzon Street Station were highlighted at an event celebrating the regeneration of Birmingham Eastside.
Taking place at Millennium Point, which overlooks the land where the new station will be constructed, …

No5 barrister examines new regulations that help to protect trade secrets…

July 11, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Mugni Islam-Choudhury

Any employee wanting to steal Mr Willy Wonka’s secret candy recipes had better watch out as new regulations brought in last month apply to anyone who is an ‘infringer’ of ‘trade secrets’, according to a …

Worcestershire design firm wins contract with St. Modwen…

July 11, 2018 – 6:30 am |
Alex Redman and Greg Smith of F8, with Kathryn Edwards, interim head of communications at St. Modwen

Worcester-based creative services agency, F8 Creates, has signed off a new website for St. Modwen, the developer and regeneration specialist.
The purpose-built website for St. Modwen, whose head office is in Longbridge, Birmingham, went live …

Week of free webinars and online training for aspiring and existing SME exporters…

July 11, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Ian Harrison

A week of webinars and online export advice sessions are taking place next month (July) to help businesses across the Midlands that want to start or expand overseas trading.
Delivered by the Department for International Trade (DIT), the …

redheadPR named sponsor for The Victory Swim 2018…

July 9, 2018 – 8:00 am |
Capt James Wadsworth & Sara Tye founder and MD of redheadPR lake

Leading UK public relations firm redheadPR are delighted to named sponsor for The Victory Swim 2018.
The event will take place on Thursday 6 September 2018, and will raise money for The Felix Fund – which …

Mills & Reeve raise over £20k for cancer charity…

July 9, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Charity Challenge - Mills & Reeve

Leading Birmingham law firm Mills & Reeve exceed their fundraising target for blood cancer charity Bloodwise
Nearly 100 participants from across the firm’s six offices met in the Peak District to take on a gruelling physical …

More than 32 million people and 4.8 million small businesses could be using Open Banking technology by 2022: PwC report …

July 9, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Carl Sizer

Open Banking market could be generating more than £7.2bn by 2022 if groups including banks, fintechs, credit scoring agencies and tech giants tap into its potential
Open Banking advances could benefit consumers in areas such as …

West Midlands is only UK area to see growth in foreign investment projects and employment…

July 9, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Neil Rami, Chief Executive, West Midlands Growth Company

West Midlands bucks the national trend as only UK area to see increase in both foreign investment projects and foreign investment employment
More new jobs created through foreign direct investment (FDI) in West Midlands than any …

Business needs at heart of growth agenda…

July 7, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Graham Wynn OBE, Marches LEP Chair with Business Minister Richard Harrington MP at the launch at the House of Commons

The needs of business are at the heart of the regional growth agenda, where the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership is striving to develop an economy which boosts skills and nurtures innovation.
That was the message …

West Midlands works as one to bring Four to the region…

July 6, 2018 – 8:00 am |
West Midlands works as one to bring Four to the region…

The campaign to convince Channel 4 (C4) to choose the West Midlands for its new national HQ reached fever pitch today (Wednesday 27/6) with the formal presentation to the broadcaster.
The West Midlands pitch team was …

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