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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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Briggs Defence confirms REME Cycling Association sponsorship…

November 20, 2017 – 8:00 am |

cyclingThe 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 engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment, Briggs Defence has signed a three-year deal to support REME Cycling Association’s road racing and mountain biking teams. Read the full story »

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 |
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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 |
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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. …

Welsh biomaterials start-up Mikota launches key products at Medica 2017…

November 15, 2017 – 6:00 am |
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Mikota Ltd, a new Wales-based biotechnology and medical device company, will launch its two key products at the Medica trade show in Düsseldorf from 13 – 16 November 2017. It will also be giving away …

New Innovation Loans launched by Innovate UK…

November 13, 2017 – 8:30 am |
Ruth McKernan

This is the first time Innovate UK has offered a new funding mechanism other than matched grants. Innovation loans will offer affordable, flexible funding for later-stage research & development projects with a clear route to …

Bartercard updates mobile app…

November 13, 2017 – 8:00 am |
Bartercard updates mobile app…

Bartercard, the company which gives businesses the power to exchange goods and services as part of the world’s largest trade exchange, have released the latest version of their award-winning app. Aimed at providing its members …

Wozair enhances reputation with latest project in the Arabian Gulf…

November 13, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Total ABK air handling unit low

Wozair has completed its latest project for the Arabian Gulf with the delivery of a Package Air Conditioner Unit (PACU) for a Total platform, a first for the international company. This exciting first major project …

ETG taps into ‘girl power’ to boost Training Academy roll-out…

November 13, 2017 – 7:00 am |
Gary Martin (Guhring), Chloe Reeve (ETG), Roy Bancroft and Charlie Russell (both Guhring)

One of the UK’s leading machine tool suppliers is benefitting from ‘girl power’ after its newest Technical Coordinator marked a major milestone.
23 year-old Chloe Reeve has just completed her 25th training course for Warwickshire-based Engineering …

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