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Talbots staff get on their bikes to smash £30,000 fundraising target for Birmingham Children’s Hospital…

October 17, 2018 – 6:00 am |

Four seasoned riders from Talbots Law have emulated the likes of Hoy, Yates, Froome and Wiggins by completing a 300-mile bike ride to raise much-needed money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH).
The intrepid quartet, which …

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Pegasus Group gains planning for new homes in Solihull…

October 17, 2018 – 8:00 am |

BVPPlanning permission has been granted for a development of 125 new homes at Shirley, Solihull, part of the major regeneration of Blythe Valley Park (BVP).

Pegasus Group secured the reserved matters approval on ‘Parcel H’ of BVP from Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council on behalf of house builder Crest Nicholson Midlands. Read the full story »

Rosenbauer UK taps into TotalKare’s column lifts to raise Fire and Rescue vehicles…

October 17, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Rosenbauer (L)

Cable-free mobile column lifts from Black Country-based TotalKare are supporting the UK’s future firefighting efforts, following their introduction to the largest global manufacturer of fleet and equipment options to Fire and Rescue services.
Rosenbauer UK’s Holmfirth premises …

Aurrigo targets £900million ‘opportunity’ after leading on world first autonomous vehicle demo…

October 17, 2018 – 7:00 am |
UK Autodrive Aurrigo (Whale)

A Coventry manufacturing specialist is playing the largest role in the world’s first ever multi connected and autonomous vehicle demonstration this week and is now targeting its share of a £900million marketplace.
Aurrigo, which employs 81 …

Top marks for Catering Design Group…

October 17, 2018 – 6:30 am |
UWC Atlantic College after Catering Design Group completed the project

Daventry-based Catering Design Group (CDG) has completed four refurbishment projects this summer for schools and colleges, valued at a combined turnover of almost £900K.
Working to tight timescales to complete the works before the start of …

Talbots staff get on their bikes to smash £30,000 fundraising target for Birmingham Children’s Hospital…

October 17, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Keith Yates, Peter Hill, Matt Wistow, Callum Haynes and Steve Kenny

Four seasoned riders from Talbots Law have emulated the likes of Hoy, Yates, Froome and Wiggins by completing a 300-mile bike ride to raise much-needed money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH).
The intrepid quartet, which …

Celebrating Women at Wembley…

October 15, 2018 – 8:00 am |
gml turquoise BB (1)

A panel of accomplished judges had a week to score the long list of applicants for the National Business Women’s Awards 2018. The top Business Women in each category were selected for the finals and …

Longrbridge place launches this weekend…

October 15, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Apartment

An eagerly-anticipated new homes development has launched in Longbridge.
Persimmon Homes has opened its Longbridge Place development on Cooper Way, Rednal, a development of 215 houses and apartments to suit everyone from first time buyers, growing …

Steel manufacturer finalises export deal for prestigious Cyprus project…

October 15, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Richard Hilton

A Midlands steel manufacturer has completed the third phase of a programme to supply one of its flagship products to a multi million pound redevelopment in the heart of the Cypriot capital Nicosia.
 Fabweld Steel Products …

What Salary should you be earning at your age?..

October 15, 2018 – 6:30 am |
UK average salary

Your age isn’t the only number that increases over time. As you accrue more experience in the workplace, your value to employers inevitably increases, and salary expectations should follow in line.
There’s a direct correlation between age …

New appointments support growth strategy for law firm…

October 15, 2018 – 6:00 am |
New solicitors and trainees at FBCMB. Bottom Row L to R Ravi Basra, FBCMB Managing Partner, Kim Carr, Megan Price. Back Row L to R Jaspreet Kler, Joseph Martin, Rubel Miah

A Midlands law firm has welcomed a clutch of newly qualified solicitors and trainees to its ranks.
FBC Manby Bowdler has three new solicitors on its team as staff qualified after successfully completing their training contracts …

Donation helps Penkridge poppy project mark Armistice anniversary…

October 12, 2018 – 8:00 am |
Penkriodge Poppies 3

A Penkridge community arts project has received a donation from a regional housebuilder to help mark the 100-year anniversary of Armistice by bringing the community together to make more than 8,500 poppies.
Penkridge Methodist Church has …

Parents warned on tax liability for gifts to children…

October 12, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Daniel Graves

Parents who have gifted property to their children are being warned they could be landing their loved ones with a future hefty tax bill.
Tax expert Gary Priest, a partner at leading Midlands law firm mfg …

Appointment ensures end to end service…

October 12, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Vikki Seal and Cherry Elliott

The appointment of a further plot conveyancer to the residential development team at law firm Higgs & Sons will help deliver an end to end cradle to grave service to clients.
Vikki Seal has joined the …

TTC gets on its bike to secure major cycle training contract with Fleet Source…

October 12, 2018 – 6:30 am |
Oliver Raisbeck, Julie Fox and Benjamin Smith (all TTC Cycling)

One of the UK’s leading cycle training experts has been appointed to help educate more than 25,000 HGV and commercial vehicle drivers across the UK.
Telford-based TTC Cycling has been chosen by Fleet Source to …

Handover marks completion of contractor’s latest education project…

October 12, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Jamie Evans, Kerry Forrester and pupils, Sam Stockton and Ella Jones.

A £1.5 million project to extend and remodel a primary school to allow for an increase in pupil numbers has been handed over by a Shropshire building contractor.
Construction carried out by Knockin based Pave Aways at …

ECMS joins forces with In-Comm Training to launch £1.4m National Power Press and Tooling Centre…

October 10, 2018 – 8:00 am |
ECMS (P)

The University of Wolverhampton’s Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) has formed an exciting partnership with In-Comm Training to help boost UK manufacturing skills.
The ECMS’ new National Power Press and Tooling Centre will be located …

West Midlands firms record significant increase in R&D tax relief claims…

October 10, 2018 – 7:30 am |
Antony Beak

New HMRC statistics show an increase of 688% in the amount of R&D tax relief savings being claimed by West Midlands companies over the last seven years.  
The latest figures reveal businesses in the region …

GBSLEP backs schemes that support growing businesses and young talent…

October 10, 2018 – 7:00 am |
Tim Pile, Chair, GBSLEP

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has announced further backing for two successful business support schemes.
The programmes aim to drive business growth across the region by promoting inclusivity and business mentoring. A …

City of Wolverhampton under the spotlight…

October 10, 2018 – 6:30 am |
i9 Wolverhampton

The City of Wolverhampton’s development plans, its commercial opportunities and its challenges, have been discussed today by a select panel of experts from across the West Midlands’ private and public sectors.
Held at KPMG, the roundtable …

St Joseph and St Edward unveil new Birmingham sites…

October 10, 2018 – 6:00 am |
Berkeley Group Chairman, Tony Pidgley CBE

St Joseph and St Edward have exchanged contracts on vacant sites in Birmingham as the Berkeley Group strengthens its commitments to the fast growing city.
 St Joseph has acquired a site at Eastside Locks to the …

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