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£1m+ machine investment proves just ‘Mint’ for the new pound coin…

December 1, 2017 – 8:00 am |

A Black Country-based supplier of high quality punching technology is playing a crucial role in the production of the new £1 coin.
Bruderer UK, which has nearly 50 years’ experience creating world renown precision high speed …

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Bowcock & Pursaill strengthen its team with two new appointments…

December 15, 2017 – 8:00 am |

image004Staffordshire solicitors Bowcock & Pursaill has strengthened its team with the appointment of two new conveyancers.

 Sam Tolley has joined the firm as a conveyancing executive specialising in residential and commercial property, having worked at a legal firm in Newcastle which specialises in new builds. Read the full story »

Shrewsbury manufacturing chief wins major industry award…

December 15, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Chris G

Christopher Greenough, the Commercial Director of Salop Design & Engineering, a manufacturer of pressings and assemblies based in Shrewsbury has won a prestigious regional business award at this year’s EEF Future Manufacturing Awards.
Christopher won the …

Families can be first to play at new LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Birmingham…

December 15, 2017 – 7:00 am |
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Families across the region are set to gain exclusive access to Birmingham’s new indoor LEGO® playground before it opens to the public.
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham will officially open its doors in summer 2018 but the …

Ed Newman- Sanders – Atkins/Arup to design Crossrail Custom House station…

December 15, 2017 – 6:30 am |
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The Custom House station in East London will be unique and the design and build will bring some individual challenges. The project must be completed without causing major disruption to the existing Docklands Light Railway’s …

Lee Longlands’ £300,000 investment secures another 100 years of jobs in the Midlands…

December 15, 2017 – 6:00 am |
Lee Longlands - Minworth 1

Premium furniture retailer Lee Longlands celebrated another successful year, by upgrading to a new Logistics & Distribution facility in Minworth. The warehouse relocation from 15,000 sq. ft. to 23,000 sq. ft. has seen a £300,000 …

Drivers on the road to success thanks to new jobs…

December 13, 2017 – 8:00 am |
Joe Alekna from Workforce Staffing

Almost 200 driving jobs have been created across the West Midlands thanks to the growth of a recruitment provider – with hundreds more drivers to be placed into work in the next 12 months.
Workforce Staffing …

Overseas order boost for Alloy Wire International…

December 13, 2017 – 7:00 am |
Mark Venables

A sustained campaign focused on increasing export work is reaping dividends for a specialist Black Country manufacturer.
Alloy Wire international (AWI), which supplies more than 60 different ‘high performance alloys’, has seen overseas sales grow by …

Selco brings jobs boost to Solihull…

December 13, 2017 – 6:45 am |
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Leading national builders merchant Selco Builders Warehouse is set to bring 50 jobs to Solihull as it strengthens its West Midlands heartland with the opening of its latest branch.
The new Selco Builders Warehouse will be …

Edge Testing Solutions appoints 10 new recruits for Midlands team…

December 13, 2017 – 6:30 am |
Rikki Miles, Rohini Bhat and Jamie Hoey

Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, has announced that ten new recruits, including nine trainee test analysts, have been appointed to support its recently launched, second UK …

Monika Shine of Semilac UK has been appointed brand advocate for Darren Campbell’s PAS…

December 13, 2017 – 6:00 am |
Darren Campbell and Monika Shine

The company was founded in 2006 by Olympic Gold medallist sprinter Darren Campbell MBE and Welsh Rugby Union’s National Nutritionist Jon Williams, BSc. Apart from the Wales Senior squad, the long list of notable PAS …

Birmingham R&D tax specialist believes Government action holds the key to innovation boost…

December 11, 2017 – 8:00 am |
Scott Henderson (L)

One of Birmingham’s leading R&D tax relief specialists is urging the Government to back up its recent rallying call for more companies to embrace innovation and technology by making it easier for firms to invest.
Jumpstart, …

Bartercard announced as Exclusive Partner and Official Headline Sponsor of London Broncos Rugby League …

December 11, 2017 – 7:30 am |
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Bartercard are pleased to confirm that they have been announced as Exclusive Partner and Official Headline Sponsor of London Broncos Rugby League for the 2018 season.
This latest news follows after Bartercard – the world’s largest trade …

Wireless broadband firm Airband scoops awards for innovation and family values…

December 11, 2017 – 7:00 am |

Worcester-based broadband firm Airband scooped the Fastest Growing Family Business award at the Midlands Family Business Awards on November 9, in recognition of its rapid growth in both size and turnover during the past few …

PP looks to inspire the next generation at World Skills Show…

December 11, 2017 – 6:30 am |
PP Action 2017

One of the UK’s leading specialists in automation and control is adding its support to the World Skills Show this weekend in a bid to inspire more young people into engineering.
PP Control & Automation, which …

72% of Tech Startups Change Their Market Within 3 Years…

December 11, 2017 – 6:00 am |
72% of Tech Startups Change Their Market Within 3 Years…

 For many start-ups, the need to clearly define and focus on a specific target market is held with utmost importance for success in a fast-paced, competitive industry. However, as a new in-depth study reveals, such …

How diverse is your board of trustees?..

December 8, 2017 – 8:00 am |

This week is Trustees’ Week, and one of the key messages this year is promoting diversity on charity boards.
Higgs & Sons’ Head of Charity & Not for Profit, Kirsty McEwen, says diversity is not simply about …

Entrepreneurs invest £200,000 into launching Carlini in Albrighton…

December 8, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Carlini

Two local entrepreneurs are sharing their passion for food by launching their second restaurant in just nine months.
Michael Gale and Laura Goodman opened Carlini in Albrighton last week, providing local people with a new take …

New apprentices underpin law firm’s plans for future growth…

December 8, 2017 – 7:00 am |
FBCMB Apprentices

A Midlands law firm has welcomed a new intake of apprentices as part of its long-term strategy for success.
FBC Manby Bowdler, which has offices in Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Willenhall, Telford, Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth has added four new …

Staffordshire filmmakers celebrate documentary success…

December 8, 2017 – 6:30 am |

A feature length documentary worked on by Staffordshire production company Inspired Film & Video has won Best Documentary at the Cardiff International Film Festival 2017.
 Belonging – The Truth Behind The Headlines has already caused ripples …

New contracts support healthy outlook for building contractor…

December 8, 2017 – 6:00 am |
Pave Aways Construction Director Jamie Evans (left) with Managing Director Steve Owen (right)

A Midlands building contractor has secured contracts worth more than £1.5m across the health sector in Shropshire, Mid and North Wales.
Pave Aways is building two new extensions at Corwen Health Centre, together with internal alterations, …

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