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Shropshire architects practice casts aside Brexit doubt with £1m of new appointments…

January 18, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Nearly £1m of new appointments in the last six weeks has helped a Bridgnorth boutique architects practice get off to a flying start in 2019.
Johnson Design Partnership, which employs 10 people at its headquarters in …

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5 Ways to Boost Your Digital Wellbeing in 2019…

January 18, 2019 – 8:00 am |

IO - Digital DetoxAs we enter 2019, the proliferation of digital devices means that we’re constantly connected to the office wherever we might be, making it difficult to switch off from work, even when we should. In fact, a recent study by Glassdoor has shown the average number of UK employees taking their full annual leave is 62% with only 43% made use of 91-100% of their holiday entitlement. What’s more 13% reported only taking 20% of their allowance.

Whether it’s a two-week holiday or a twenty-minute respite at lunch, John Williams, Head of Marketing at Instant Offices explains why 2019 should be the year to think about how to live healthily and happily by disconnecting from all  work-related screens and why this brings several important benefits, including increased productivity and overall happiness. Read the full story »

DIS targets £500,000 boost after hitting the high notes with ‘UK first’ …

January 18, 2019 – 7:00 am |
Hôtel de ville de Montpellier, par Luc Boegly

A leading Midlands print and digital imaging specialist has secured a UK first by signing a deal to become an official supplier and installer of Pongs technology.
DIS, which employs 19 people at its studio in …

Shropshire architects practice casts aside Brexit doubt with £1m of new appointments…

January 18, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Matt JDP 2019

Nearly £1m of new appointments in the last six weeks has helped a Bridgnorth boutique architects practice get off to a flying start in 2019.
Johnson Design Partnership, which employs 10 people at its headquarters in …

Edgbaston office building being converted into 41 high spec apartments…

January 16, 2019 – 8:00 am |

Work is underway to convert a 22,000 sq ft office building into 41 apartments, situated within walking distance of central Birmingham.

A show home at Newland House on the Hagley Road will be available to view …

Nasstar heads down south to showcase recruitment IT services…

January 16, 2019 – 7:00 am |
Nasstar heads down south to showcase recruitment IT services…

Nasstar, leading provider of managed IT for the recruitment sector, will exhibit at the 2019 Recruitment Agency Expo in London for the fourth year running.
The Midlands-based company will showcase its services on stand B10 across …

PP Control & Automation’s outsourcing expertise helps ABG International target expansion…

January 16, 2019 – 6:00 am |
PP ABG (L2)

A West Midlands outsourcing specialist is helping a digital print finishing equipment manufacturer achieve major production efficiencies and boost capacity to cope with an increase in sales.
PP Control & Automation has been working with ABG …

Return of probate fee rise ‘grossly unfair’, says Midlands tax lawyer…

January 14, 2019 – 8:00 am |

Revived plans to hike probate fees will saddle grieving relatives with thousands of pounds of bills and are “grossly unfair”, a leading tax lawyer has warned.
The alert has come from tax expert Gary Priest after …

Game, set and match as Birmingham tennis lovers set to learn from the world’s number one doubles coach…

January 14, 2019 – 7:00 am |

Tennis enthusiasts in Birmingham are being given a unique opportunity to meet and learn from one of the world’s best tennis coaches.
Louis Cayer, the undisputed ‘number one doubles coach’, is heading to Birmingham for one …

2019 brimming with festivals in Birmingham…

January 14, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Cocktail connoisseurs and wine lovers in the Midlands are in for a treat again this year, as two of the best-loved festivals make their grand return. Living For The Weekend is bringing back both the …

Make Your Leave Days Work For You in 2019…

January 11, 2019 – 8:00 am |

We all know the benefits of a healthy work-life balance by now: Improved mental and physical wellbeing, a better social life, increased creativity, productivity, job satisfaction and more. But with a quarter of Brits working …

Back of the net! Manufacturer scores success in sporting arena…

January 11, 2019 – 7:00 am |
Back of the net! Manufacturer scores success in sporting arena…

A Midlands manufacturer is hitting the target in the sporting arena after securing deals to provide its products to some of the UK’s top stadiums.
Fabweld Steel Products (FSP) is carving out a niche in the …

Birmingham property developer repays £2million loan to develop supported living apartments and commercial units…

January 11, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Upward (Property Estates) Ltd has fully repaid a £2million loan secured from the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership’s Growing Places Fund after developing much needed residential and supported living accommodation in the Birmingham …

New year, new innovations across HMG agricultural coatings…

January 9, 2019 – 8:00 am |
HMG-Paints-Agricultural-Coatings (1)

HMG Paints, the UK’s largest independent coatings manufacturer, gives innovative coatings a push into agricultural sectors across the UK and Ireland including; Vintage Restoration, OEM Production & Equipment Maintenance. 

The HMG ACE (Agricultural and Construction Equipment) …

Law firm launches charity Will month for St Richards Hospice…

January 9, 2019 – 7:00 am |

Specialist lawyers at Worcester law firm mfg Solicitors are supporting a Worcester hospice as part of a new year will-writing drive.
Throughout February, mfg will be offering to write wills as part of the St Richard’s …

Legal pair step down after 100 years’ service…

January 9, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Two renowned senior legal professionals, with a combined service of more than 100 years, have retired.
David Higgs and Bob Leek were given a send off by colleagues at Black Country law firm Higgs & Sons …

Parogon Group’s Swan With Two Necks to unveil stunning refurbishment…

January 7, 2019 – 8:00 am |
The Swan with Two Necks (2)

The Parogon Group is giving one of its best loved restaurants a brand new facelift this year.
The Swan With Two Necks in Blackbrook, will close from Monday 14th January and will officially reopen on Friday 15th February …

Expansion and new jobs at Dukes Bailiffs…

January 7, 2019 – 7:00 am |

Up to 15 new jobs have been created at ethical enforcement and debt recovery provider Dukes Bailiffs to complement its continued growth and expansion. 
The Stone based family run business has just completed a large, new …

Bespoke digital phone service launched to support business growth…

January 7, 2019 – 6:00 am |
PROIntel

Owner and MD of integrated marketing agency Plinkfizz has launched a product to help companies optimise their marketing budget and customer service skills.
PROIntel is a brand new call recording platform from the award winning agency …

Warm welcome for new products provides a perfect 50th birthday present for Arrow Solutions…

January 6, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Arrow 50th Group

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of professional cleaning and maintenance chemicals is celebrating its 50th birthday in style, after securing substantial business from the aerospace industry for its new impregnated wipe products.
Arrow Solutions, which …

New Kidderminster nursing home manager promises quality care…

January 4, 2019 – 8:00 am |
Jackie Huckvale at Brookdale Nursing Home

The owners of a popular Wyre Forest nursing home have appointed a new manager who plans to maintain the home’s high quality care and forge closer links with the community.
Experienced care specialist Jackie Huckvale, who …

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