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£2m contract haul provides PP Control & Automation with a perfect 50th birthday present…

January 12, 2018 – 6:00 am |

One of the West Midlands’ fastest growing manufacturers is celebrating a major birthday in style by posting more than £22m of sales in 2017.
PP Control & Automation, which supplies electrical control systems, cable harnesses and …

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Appointment expands Workforce Staffing’s senior management team…

January 17, 2018 – 8:00 am |

Paul Alekna and James RitchieA recruitment company with branches across the Midlands has appointed a respected director into its senior management team.

Workforce Staffing has welcomed experienced recruitment specialist James Ritchie to the company’s board, bringing more than 25 years’ experience in the sector to oversee the firm’s Managed Services offering. Read the full story »

MediSieve wins CMS Healthcare Startup of the Year Award 2017 in the Beanstalks Competition…

January 17, 2018 – 7:30 am |

MediSieve have recently been announced winners of the CMS Healthcare Startup of the Year Award 2017 in the Beanstalks competition.
This news was announced at the GIANT Health Event, held at the Old Truman Brewery in …

New Managing Partner to head up Bishop Fleming…

January 17, 2018 – 7:30 am |

Top 30 advisory firm Bishop Fleming has announced Andrew Sandiford as its new Managing Partner as part of planned enhancements to the management structure of the business.
The changes, which include a newly constituted Management Board, …

Deltic reports strong trading performance over Christmas period…

January 17, 2018 – 6:30 am |
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PRYZM Birmingham club operator The Deltic Group has reported that like for like sales across its estate grew 8.2% in the four weeks to December 31st 2017, continuing its track record of materially outperforming the market.
The company …

Bark Inn leads the way with new milestone for rehoming dogs…

January 15, 2018 – 7:30 am |

A leading Black Country dog charity is celebrating a record year after it announced it has rehomed 125 greyhounds during 2017.
Aldridge-based Bark Inn Kennels has seen a major surge in the number of people looking …

Trailblazing event set to look at how Birmingham brings together generations…

January 15, 2018 – 7:00 am |
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A unique event looking at how Birmingham, the youngest city in Europe, can use this as an opportunity to drive innovation, against the reality of an ageing workforce, is being organised by leadership development organisation, …

Introducing South West Construction Summit & South West Built Environment Awards 2018…

January 15, 2018 – 6:30 am |

Returning for 2018, the South West Construction Summit will bring together the regional construction industry and its supply chain to explore opportunities, major projects, client commitments and procurement best practice.
The event will guide and help …

Builder’s cash donation to help young patients at Sutton Coldfield hospital…

January 15, 2018 – 6:00 am |
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A regional builder has given a £1,000 donation to help Good Hope Hospital Charity to buy toys and games to make it a less scary experience for children receiving treatment.
The hospital, in Sutton Coldfield, applied …

West Midlands broadband firm Airband scores high in broadband charts…

January 12, 2018 – 8:00 am |
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Rural broadband specialist Airband has emerged as the best fixed wireless provider in the Think Broadband UK broadband test results for December 2017.
The monthly survey by Think Broadband, which is the UK’s leading broadband analysis …

Dementia pressure group welcomes law firm…

January 12, 2018 – 6:30 am |
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FBC Manby Bowdler has become the latest business in Wolverhampton to join a nationwide campaign group working to improve life for people living with dementia.
The award-winning law firm has signed up to the Dementia Action …

Do you want to be recognised as a leader and innovator in the Midlands construction sector?

January 12, 2018 – 6:00 am |
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The 2017 Celebrating Construction Awards truly made its mark on the Midlands construction industry rewarding outstanding projects, innovative products and dynamic people promoting excellence across the region. Returning for 2018, the Celebrating Construction Awards promises …

£2m contract haul provides PP Control & Automation with a perfect 50th birthday present…

January 12, 2018 – 6:00 am |

One of the West Midlands’ fastest growing manufacturers is celebrating a major birthday in style by posting more than £22m of sales in 2017.
PP Control & Automation, which supplies electrical control systems, cable harnesses and …

LoveBrum bags £250,000 of National Lottery funding..

January 10, 2018 – 8:00 am |
LoveBrum Co-Founder and Trustee, PJ Ellis; Sarah Handley and James McHugh, Big Lottery Fund; Tim Andrews, LoveBrum Co-Founder and Chairman; and Judith Armstrong, LoveBrum Trustee

Birmingham charity, LoveBrum, has been awarded £250,000 of National Lottery funding in a new partnership with the Big Lottery Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK. By sharing funding expertise, learning and …

Coventry company celebrates driverless first in Australia…

January 10, 2018 – 7:30 am |
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A leading Coventry manufacturer is helping pioneer driverless vehicle technology ‘Down Under’ after it began trials on a new ‘last mile’ transport solution.
Aurrigo, the autonomous vehicle division of RDM Group, is testing its Pod Zero …

The essential skill of 2018: Confident Data Skills…

January 10, 2018 – 7:00 am |
The essential skill of 2018: Confident Data Skills…

Whether you like it or not your life is already dictated by data science. From the films you see in the cinema to the quickest route to get you to the supermarket. Not only does …

Recruitment agency expands with trio of new appointments…

January 10, 2018 – 6:30 am |
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Recruitment agency Premier Placement Services continues to grow with the appointment of three new staff.
Highly experienced recruiters Russell Lunn and Melanie Harvey have taken the roles of senior driving consultant and senior commercial / office …

Superfast wireless broadband rollout underway in rural Shropshire…

January 8, 2018 – 8:00 am |
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Connecting Shropshire and Airband have today announced the live launch of the first transmitter site, serving over 300 homes and businesses. The transmitter provides superfast broadband connectivity of 30Mbps to parts of Sheriffhales and Shifnal …

ABCC Award Win for West Midlands’ Golden Girl…

January 8, 2018 – 7:30 am |

Local entrepreneur, Alison Delaney, has had a tremendously successful year, but is now enjoying the icing on the cake after taking home the Outstanding People Development accolade at the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce Awards. …

Big Brother CCTV brings and end to Scout group break-ins…

January 8, 2018 – 7:00 am |

Big Brother CCTV has gifted Wellington Scout Group with a full CCTV system to help tackle a recent spate of break-ins.
Since moving to Waterloo Street in Hanley the scout group has been broken into, which …

Commonwealth Games Federation selects Birmingham as Host City Partner of the 2022 Commonwealth Games…

January 8, 2018 – 6:30 am |

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today announced that it has selected Birmingham, England as the host city partner of the XXII Commonwealth Games in 2022.
At a special Media Conference staged at the Arena Academy school …

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