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Conigital Group to receive part of £109 million funding…

April 12, 2017 – 6:00 am |

The Conigital driverless revolution: leading driverless and low carbon projects
The Conigital Group’s Project Synergy and Project CAPRI will be receiving a share of the £109.7 million awarded to UK industry announced by Business Secretary Gregg …

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Region’s largest innovation event returns…

April 26, 2017 – 7:45 am |

1a3e96_d7cf92b72a9b4a40bf9b4b1373578dca-mv2_d_8400_6000_s_4_2Venturefest West Midlands, the event for entrepreneurship, innovation and investors, will arrive back at the NEC in Birmingham on the 27th June and this year with the increased support of Barclays Bank, who will be offering even more support and expert advice to help to early stage entrepreneurs and established business owners grow their business. Read the full story »

Finalists Announced for Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber Business Awards…

April 26, 2017 – 7:15 am |

Over 50 finalists have now been announced for the prestigious Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber Business Awards, sponsored by Sanlam, which take place on Thursday 15 June at the Worcester Arena.

Young aspiring creatives urged to get their ‘foot in the door’…

April 26, 2017 – 7:00 am |
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Birmingham youngsters can take advantage of a unique and FREE development programme to grow their employability skills and provide at least 90 hours targeted work experience within some of the city’s top creative organisations.

Shortage Of Digital Skills Hampering Business Productivity And Growth…

April 26, 2017 – 6:15 am |
Digital Strategy

Digital skills are increasingly important to the operation of businesses in the UK but companies are facing a shortage of skills in their workforce which is hampering productivity, according to a new survey by the …

Innovative emergency housing solution using shipping containers in London…

April 26, 2017 – 6:00 am |
Housing Solution

A brand new innovative emergency accommodation development was officially opened in Ealing, London, on Thursday 6 April 2017.
The first of its kind, Marston Court, has been created by ISO Spaces in partnership QED Property, Cargotek and Ealing …

Stress Awareness Month: 5 top tips to navigate workload pressures…

April 24, 2017 – 8:00 am |
Stress Awareness Month: 5 top tips to navigate workload pressures…

The UK Government’s Health & Safety Executive (HSE) define work-related stress, depression or anxiety as a harmful reaction people have to undue pressures and demands placed on them at work. And their statistics into work …

Health and nutrition is the focus of new Stourbridge care home manager…

April 24, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Wallence Miyoba from The Foresters Nursing Home

A Stourbridge care home has appointed a new manager who plans to introduce a new health and nutrition programme for residents.
With 14 years’ experience in the care and adult support sector, specialist Wallence Miyoba has …

How to survive and thrive through the 4th industrial revolution…

April 24, 2017 – 7:00 am |
How to survive and thrive through the 4th industrial revolution…

New book reveals how businesses can make the most of their biggest strategic asset: data
Rapidly developing technology, the astonishing growth of big data and the unstoppable rise of the Internet of Things mean that 95% …

Young aspiring creatives urged to get their ‘foot in the door’…

April 24, 2017 – 6:30 am |
FootInTheDoor 1

Birmingham youngsters can take advantage of a unique and FREE development programme to grow their employability skills and provide at least 90 hours targeted work experience within some of the city’s top creative organisations.

Creating Award Winning Success…

April 24, 2017 – 6:00 am |
Creating Award Winning Success…

The adage ‘you’ve got to be in it to win it’ may be simplistic and somewhat stating the obvious, however when it comes to awards, it is the quality of the entry and supporting evidence …

Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP appoints first Non-Executive Director for Young People…

April 21, 2017 – 8:00 am |

GBSLEP welcomes Sophie Drake to its Board as Non-Executive Director (NED) for Young People
First LEP in the country to have a Director representing young people
Role designed to ensure area’s young people have a voice in growing …

Midlands language professional takes centre stage at European conference…

April 21, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Isabella Moore CBE (1500x998)

The founder of a Midlands based translation company has been invited to speak at the forthcoming EU Association of Translation Companies conference.
Isabella Moore, CBE and Director at Comtec Translations in Leamington Spa, will take to …

British Asparagus Asks Everyone To “Turn the Vale Green for The Gras” Including Tom Jones…

April 21, 2017 – 7:15 am |
Jemima

The Vale of Evesham is hoping to go green from 23rd April in celebration of its venerable vegetable – the asparagus. Businesses throughout the region, which extends from the Malvern Hills to the outskirts of …

Bartercard UK’s leader looks for growth alongside Europe…

April 21, 2017 – 6:45 am |
Bartercard UK’s leader looks for growth alongside Europe…

Philip Ciniglio, CEO of Bartercard Europe, has announced his leadership of Bartercard Operations UK Ltd (Europe) as part of his continental remit with parent company, BPS Technology Ltd (BPS).
Philip sits on the Global Leadership Team …

Increased Awareness Call for Pancreatic Cancer in the West Midlands…

April 21, 2017 – 6:00 am |
Increased Awareness Call for Pancreatic Cancer in the West Midlands…

Only 13% of people in the West Midlands know a lot about pancreatic cancer, according to a national awareness survey commissioned by Pancreatic Cancer Action.
Nationally, the figures are even worse, with 5% claiming they know …

Midlands translation company records 52% growth in manufacturing sector…

April 19, 2017 – 7:30 am |
Comtec director Sophie Howe

Language service provider, Comtec Translations, has recorded an encouraging 52% year-on-year increase in the work undertaken across its key UK manufacturing clients.
The Midlands based translation company, which specialises in enabling organisations maximise their export potential, …

RateSetter Business Finance appoints Relationship Manager for London and South East…

April 19, 2017 – 7:00 am |
Amanda Sharp

RateSetter Business Finance has appointed Amanda Sharp as Regional Relationship Manager for London and the South East.

Birmingham’s visitor economy reaches all-time high in 2016…

April 19, 2017 – 7:00 am |
Edgbaston cricket ground

Birmingham’s annual visitor numbers and tourism revenue reach highest on record
70,365 jobs supported by tourism sector

Birmingham welcomed the highest number of visitors on record in 2016, with tourist numbers reaching 39 million, and tourism revenue …

PP Control & Automation unveils £1m extension to support £40m sales target…

April 19, 2017 – 6:30 am |
Tony Hague and David Fox, both PP Control & Automation

A new £1m factory extension has been unveiled today by PP Control & Automation as it singled its intention to double sales from £20m to £40m by 2021.
The company, which works with many of the …

Curry and comedy night feeds homeless project s big ambitions…

April 19, 2017 – 6:00 am |
Curry and comedy night

Last Friday, comedy-lovers and curry-connoisseurs alike were in high spirits, at Itihaas’ Comedy Rum-Ball. Birmingham’s Botanical Gardens welcomed 270 guests, who came together for an evening of eating, drinking, and entertaining. Hosted by BBC Celebrity …

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