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Top 30 firm secures prestigious award for practice excellence…

November 8, 2017 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Top 30 firm secures prestigious award for practice excellence…

Top 30 advisory firm, Bishop Fleming, has been named Large Practice of the Year at the UK’s Practice Excellence Awards held in London on 19 October.
The firm, with 7 offices spanning from the West Midlands …

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Mancunian business inspiration Rebecca Moorfield is making moves and fast in the educational cosmetic industry…

November 22, 2017 – 8:00 am |

beccaRebecca, determined to make a difference, states ‘I was told i would never amount to anything back in 2015’.

Coming from a troubled background, Rebecca now 27, was excluded from school at 15 and battled with depression and anxiety, vowing to help people just like her, giving them a second chance at education. Read the full story »

Coventry-based BioCote Ltd has partnered with a leading automatic pill dispenser distributor take UK medication management to the next level…

November 22, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Pivotell BioCote 1

Pivotell Ltd are the sole UK distributor for Pharmacell Medication Systems Ltd and their new dispensers now incorporate BioCote, a world leading premium silver ion technology that is introduced during the manufacturing stage to provide …

Amelia Bishop Consulting launches to get businesses Brexit ready…

November 22, 2017 – 7:00 am |
Amelia Bishop Brexit expert (1)

Brexit has brought worrying times for the economy in Britain, and there is uncertainty on how it will affect the country, which is why Amelia Bishop Consulting is launching to help businesses become Brexit ready.
After it was recently reported that Swindon is predicted to be the fourth area …

The anatomy of a great franchise business owner: Do you have the right stuff?..

November 22, 2017 – 6:30 am |
wall street english

BARCELONA, Spain, 30th October 2017: Wall Street English (WSE), the world’s leading English language teaching network, has been operating language school franchises across the world for more than 45 years. With an active presence in 27 …

Worcestershire nursing home marks care award hat-trick…

November 22, 2017 – 6:00 am |
Claire Brookes and Liz Baker from Brookdale Nursing Home

The quality of care provided by staff at a Worcestershire nursing home has been recognised with a prestigious industry award for the third time in a row.
Kidderminster’s Brookdale Nursing Home, which cares for up to …

Briggs Defence confirms REME Cycling Association sponsorship…

November 20, 2017 – 8:00 am |
cycling

The Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) have received a welcome boost from Briggs Defence, which is helping to promote teambuilding skills within the Corps by sponsoring its cycling association.
The specialist division of asset management and …

Top Employers Back Initiative On Domestic Abuse…

November 20, 2017 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Top Employers Back Initiative On Domestic Abuse…
employer innitiative

Employers including the Armed Forces, Vodafone UK and the police will discuss how they have helped staff who have experienced domestic abuse in the first UK conference to tackle the issue.
Speakers at the conference on …

Companies join forces to help businesses comply with GDPR…

November 20, 2017 – 7:00 am |
FBC Manby Bowdler Partner, David Preece

Midlands law firm FBC Manby Bowdler is joining forces with data and IT specialists in a bid to help the region’s businesses prepare for new rules on how they protect customer information.
The firm has developed …

Baggies hit back of the net with building society bonus…

November 20, 2017 – 6:30 am |

West Bromwich Albion supporters got chance to rub shoulders with their heroes thanks to a leading regional building society which has handed over a special bonus payment to the club.
England international Jake Livermore and Scotland …

Manufacturing collaboration links up with WMG to deliver £2m contract boost…

November 20, 2017 – 6:00 am |
MAN WMG 2017

One of the UK’s leading manufacturing collectives has hailed the power of industry and academia working closer together.
The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), which features 8 sub-contract specialists and an engineering design agency, has worked with …

‘Burslem Open for Business’ event showcases town’s potential…

November 17, 2017 – 8:00 am |
Chris - Carol - Phil-Joan-Alan-2

Businesses from across the city benefited from an event hosted by The Burslem Regeneration Trust and Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday 24 October.
 ‘Burslem Open for Business’ was an opportunity to showcase what the town …

Organisations in Greater Birmingham encouraged to apply for more than £6 million of funding…

November 17, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Pat Hanlon, GBSLEP Board Director for Access to Finance

£2.8 million of ERDF money available to support the shift to a low carbon economy
£3.4 million on offer to promote research and innovation, particularly focused on transitional areas of region
Applications to both funds close on …

Speed Down Save Lives this Road Safety Week to protect your loved ones…

November 17, 2017 – 7:00 am |
road safety week

Driving is unpredictable and if something unexpected happens on the road ahead – such as a child stepping out from between parked cars – it is a driver’s speed that will determine whether they can …

Altecnic goes for further growth with new appointment…

November 17, 2017 – 6:30 am |
Altecnic goes for further growth with new appointment…

Altecnic, the UK’s leading provider of high-quality heating and plumbing components, has strengthened its nationwide salesforce with the appointment of Graham Heap as its new Area Sales Manager.
Part of the Caleffi group, Altecnic has traded successfully …

Budget can help free up rental properties for sale…

November 17, 2017 – 6:00 am |
Andrew-Browne

Top 30 advisory firm, Bishop Fleming, says residential landlords who want to downsize their property portfolios because of the government’s recent tax changes, should be helped by the Chancellor to do so as part of …

Break-through robotics and AI projects funded through Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund…

November 15, 2017 – 9:00 am |
computer

Funding of £68 million will be awarded from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) to the latest ground-breaking research and innovation projects in robotics and artificial intelligence systems.
The awards announced today at Innovate 2017 by …

SARH says ‘Nice to see you’ at wellbeing events…

November 15, 2017 – 8:00 am |
Sarh

“Didn’t they do well!” was the sentiment following a series of special events in Stafford to celebrate International Older People’s Day.
A week of activities organised by Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) were based on a theme of …

Public Can Save Lives in Terrorist Attack…

November 15, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Steve Bray

A former trauma medic has designed his own special medical kitbag to be ready to respond in case of a terrorist attack or disaster when he visits a major city around the world on business.
Steve …

Altecnic showcases brand new plumbing products at PHEX…

November 15, 2017 – 6:30 am |
altecnic

Altecnic, the UK’s leading provider of high-quality heating and plumbing products, will use the PHEX exhibition to showcase two brand new additions to its range as well as a market-leading pressure reducing valve.
Taking centre-stage at PHEX – held …

Leadership at all levels is broken – how can we fix it?..

November 15, 2017 – 6:00 am |
Leadership at all levels is broken – how can we fix it?..

A recent Harvard Business Review article asserts that corporations have become victims of ‘the great training robbery’1 due to the billions of dollars they spend in leadership training each year without getting the results they expect. …

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