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Greater Birmingham & Solihull organisations urged to access £27 million funding to develop skills base…

September 8, 2017 – 6:00 am |

Funds worth £26.8 million on offer to support skills and learning development across Greater Birmingham & Solihull
Applications close on 5th October
Roadshow to take place in Birmingham to inform attendees about the opportunities to access the European …

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Homegrown Hereford success story gets VIP official opening …

September 22, 2017 – 8:00 am |
The new headquarters of GB Electrical at Skylon Park on the Hereford Enterprise Zone

The new headquarters of GB Electrical at Skylon Park on the Hereford Enterprise Zone

Hereford and South Herefordshire MP Jesse Norman has officially opened the new 20,000 sq ft headquarters of the latest investor to open for business on Hereford Enterprise Zone. Read the full story »

Diversification leads to £3m contract haul for IB Construction…

September 22, 2017 – 8:00 am |

Combining the latest building techniques with expert project management has seen a Black Country construction specialist win £3m of new work in the last month.

Innovation helping hand from law firm…

September 22, 2017 – 7:30 am |

One of the Midlands’ top corporate legal teams will be supporting businesses across the West Midlands to access grant funding to develop new products and services.

Edinburgh Gin brings the spirit to Birmingham Comedy Festival…

September 22, 2017 – 7:00 am |

Birmingham Comedy Festival is lifting its spirits with the announcement that Edinburgh Gin is the event’s official drinks sponsor for 2017.

From Stadium to Boardroom: Scrumming for success…

September 22, 2017 – 6:30 am |
From Stadium to Boardroom: Scrumming for success…

NEW BOOK: Leader on the Pitch – Become the captain of your business through the wisdom of rugby resilience.

ByteSnap Design drives growth with embedded Linux projects…

September 22, 2017 – 6:00 am |

Birmingham, UK 18 September 2017: Award-winning embedded electronics consultancy, ByteSnap Design, has experienced incredible growth in 2017, expanding its expert team and winning a host of new clients, notably in the embedded Linux area. 

Safeguarding at the centre of everything…

September 20, 2017 – 8:00 am |

Professionals working with at risk youngsters and adults have a responsibility to move away from a ‘silo mentality’ and share information, resources and concerns.

Birmingham Curzon HS2 regeneration plans boosted by funding for new Midland Metro stop…

September 20, 2017 – 7:30 am |

 

£27.5 million package from the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) and West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to deliver new Metro stop
Further £0.5 million allocated by GBSLEP to create public areas at proposed …

eCommerce firms should prepare themselves for the “Christmas Effect” from mid-September…

September 20, 2017 – 7:30 am |
eCommerce firms should prepare themselves for the “Christmas Effect” from mid-September…

New research from ChannelGrabber, the leading software provider of multichannel eCommerce software, has found that the Christmas 2017 peak selling season will begin around mid-September this year, and end as soon as December 20th. This …

Freelancers enjoy ‘enough holiday’ despite at least 68% taking less time off than employees…

September 20, 2017 – 7:00 am |
Freelancers enjoy ‘enough holiday’ despite at least 68% taking less time off than employees…

The majority (54%) of UK freelancers and contractors are satisfied with the amount of time they take off annually, despite the fact that at least 68% take less holiday than the average full-time UK employee …

Worcestershire Parents & Carers Community PRESS Release…

September 20, 2017 – 6:30 am |

Worcestershire Parents and Carers Community braved the wind and rain to enjoy a family fun day at West Midlands Safari Park recently. The Worcester based charity aims to provide as many fun days and events …

Arrowsmith lands new $1m contract after SC21 ‘Silver’ success…

September 20, 2017 – 6:00 am |

One of Coventry’s leading aerospace precision component manufacturers is flying high after securing a $1m order from the US.

Community champions windfall to support kids…

September 18, 2017 – 8:00 am |

KIDS will use the windfall to buy new equipment, toys and resources for its family centre in Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield, where they offer a tailored Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) service to children …

More Midlands aerospace jobs as industry looks beyond costs and Brexit concerns…

September 18, 2017 – 7:30 am |

Over half of Midlands-based aerospace and defence firms expect to take on extra staff in the remainder of this year despite accelerating employment costs, a skills shortage and looming Brexit concerns.

Law firm donation leads the way to new guided walk maps…

September 18, 2017 – 7:00 am |

New revised and refreshed maps for guided walks of the picturesque Shropshire Hills have been reproduced thanks to funding from county law firm mfg Solicitors.

Wolverhampton-inspired response system set to save lives in event of mass casualty incidents…

September 18, 2017 – 6:30 am |

A next generation trauma response system that could save hundreds of lives in the event of a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) is set to be revealed in London today.

SME Business Awards Winner Slays Dragons Den on BBC hit show…

September 18, 2017 – 6:00 am |
SME Business Awards Winner Slays Dragons Den on BBC hit show…

The winner of an SME Business Award has gone onto prime time television and slayed the tycoons that take on thousands of entrants every year.

Semilac reaches business milestone…

September 15, 2017 – 8:00 am |

West Midlands nail polish brand Semilac is celebrating that more than 200 salons across the UK are officially using its products, less than two years after launching here.

Elevate your Business with Polish Business Link…

September 15, 2017 – 7:30 am |

Elevator Pitch Competition to offer winning organisations up to 10k worth of funding (no cash prize – just support services, like web design, shadowing training with director employing 80 people, NatWest mentoring program, free leaflets …

89% of public sector contractors pass IR35 assessment since April, the month of reform…

September 15, 2017 – 7:00 am |
89% of public sector contractors pass IR35 assessment since April, the month of reform…

Leading contractor tax adviser, Qdos Contractor of The Qdos Group, has revealed that since April, the month of public sector IR35 reform, 89% of public sector contractors have passed its rigorous, detailed status assessment and …

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