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The boss of a major manufacturing group in the West Midlands has urged industry not to talk itself into a downturn amidst the current Brexit uncertainty.
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Bob joins the team at Plinkfizz…

April 7, 2014 – 6:51 am | Comments Off on Bob joins the team at Plinkfizz…
Bob Taylor, new Google AdWords specialist at marketing and communications agency Plinkfizz, based at Lymedale Business Park in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire.

MARKETING and communications agency Plinkfizz have appointed Bob Taylor as their new Google AdWords specialist.
Bob studied business at the University of Lancashire, before going on to hold several senior management positions in a variety of …

Apprenticeship grants are instrumental in finding work for young people…

March 31, 2014 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Apprenticeship grants are instrumental in finding work for young people…
Apprenticeship grants are instrumental in finding work for young people…

“The vital factor in skills training for young people is to get the right balance between learning and doing,” said Gary David Smith, co-founder of Prism Solutions.
“With one million youngsters without work or training in …

MAS support helps Warrior open new doors as turnover doubles in two years…

March 28, 2014 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on MAS support helps Warrior open new doors as turnover doubles in two years…
Brett Barratt, Managing Director of Warrior Doors

Protecting social housing, high value goods and the UK’s money has helped a Birmingham manufacturer double turnover and create ten new jobs.Warrior Doors, which designs, produces and installs a range of high security stainless
steel, aluminium …

Shadow Transport minister Lilian Greenwood MP visits Midland Metro and site of Birmingham Curzon HS2 station…

March 28, 2014 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Shadow Transport minister Lilian Greenwood MP visits Midland Metro and site of Birmingham Curzon HS2 station…
Shadow Transport Minister Lilian Greenwood MP with Centro chairman Cllr John McNicholas

Shadow Transport minister Lilian Greenwood MP has praised Birmingham and the West Midlands for the way it is embracing the arrival of HS2.

Essential guide to road safety for small businesses can help cut costs and save lives…

March 28, 2014 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Essential guide to road safety for small businesses can help cut costs and save lives…
Laura Woods, research and information officer at Brake

Brake, the road safety charity, is calling on small businesses with employees who drive for work to explore how they can cut costs and improve road safety, using its free comprehensive guide. The guide is …

Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…

March 28, 2014 – 3:25 am | Comments Off on Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…
Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…

In this edition of Baker Tilly’s weekly round-up of the most important tax news, we cover the latest developments…

The Rise of Fall of Bitcoins: What does the future hold for Bitcoins?…

March 26, 2014 – 7:05 am | Comments Off on The Rise of Fall of Bitcoins: What does the future hold for Bitcoins?…
The collapse of Mt. Gox has hit the price of Bitcoins

The popularity is Bitcoin has skyrocketed since the end of last year. However on February of this year, a major Bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox shut down its payment operations and the popularity of Bitcoins has …

CBI COMMENTS ON HS2 REPORT…

March 24, 2014 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on CBI COMMENTS ON HS2 REPORT…
Nicola Walker- CBI Director for Business Environment

The CBI commented on the publication of High Speed 2: Get Ready, A report to the Government by the HS2 Growth Taskforce
Nicola Walker, CBI Director for Business Environment, said:
“HS2 offers an opportunity to regenerate local …

Stafford business speaks out for apprenticeships…

March 24, 2014 – 7:12 am | Comments Off on Stafford business speaks out for apprenticeships…
European Automation, Let's Do Aprrenticeships, March 28th

Obsolete industrial component supplier, European Automation is set to hold a seminar at the Let’s do apprenticeships event in Stafford, on March 28. The event, which is hosted by PM Training and the North Staffordshire …

RECOVERY FEEDS THROUGH TO FINANCIAL SERVICES FIRMS – CBI/PwC…

January 20, 2014 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on RECOVERY FEEDS THROUGH TO FINANCIAL SERVICES FIRMS – CBI/PwC…
RECOVERY FEEDS THROUGH TO FINANCIAL SERVICES FIRMS – CBI/PwC…

Optimism and business volumes surge
As the UK economic recovery takes root, it is beginning to feed through to the financial services sector, according to the latest CBI/PwC survey covering the three months to December. Optimism …

CBI RESPONDS TO LABOUR BANKING PROPOSALS…

January 20, 2014 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on CBI RESPONDS TO LABOUR BANKING PROPOSALS…
CBI RESPONDS TO LABOUR BANKING PROPOSALS…

The CBI responded to Labour Party proposals on banking reform, following a speech by Ed Miliband.
Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director, said:
“The direction of travel in banking to increase choice and competition is positive, with …

University professor invited to join historical royal society…

January 20, 2014 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on University professor invited to join historical royal society…
Bob Hamlin

A human resources professor from the University of Wolverhampton has been elected to the fellowship of a prestigious royal society.
Bob Hamlin, Emeritus Professor and Chair of Human Resource Development at the University, was invited to become a …

Event to show business benefits of 3D printing…

January 20, 2014 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Event to show business benefits of 3D printing…
Paul Burrow, Project Manager for Innovation First

Cutting-edge 3D printing techniques will be explained by experts at an event held by the University of Wolverhampton.
The free talk will look at how the latest developments in 3D printing can be beneficial to businesses.
It …

Bike HUD fully funded – investors show confidence in motorcycle safety device…

January 20, 2014 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Bike HUD fully funded – investors show confidence in motorcycle safety device…
Bike HUD fully funded - investors show confidence in motorcycle safety device

A new motorcycle heads-up display called Bike HUD will soon be delivered to customers around the world after 156 investors helped UK creator, Bike Systems, achieve its £90,000 development cost target via crowdfunding site Seedrs. …

SAFER CITY CYCLING FOR COMMUTERS…

January 20, 2014 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on SAFER CITY CYCLING FOR COMMUTERS…
SAFE CITY CYCLING FOR COMMUTERS

A cyclist rode his bike with “no hands” on the handlebars around one of London’s busiest roundabouts while business commuters on a bike training course watched.
Another rider headed at speed towards traffic on the wrong …

Stakeholders urged to help shape city’s urban development…

January 20, 2014 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Stakeholders urged to help shape city’s urban development…
Marcus Plaw

Stakeholders have been urged to have their say on wide ranging development policies which could see Birmingham’s population leap by more than 150,000 by 2031.
Birmingham City Council  is consulting on a range of proposals to …

2014 a turning point for credit union movement…

January 20, 2014 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on 2014 a turning point for credit union movement…
somerset_archdeacon123

2014 will be a turning point for UK credit unions as the movement’s increasingly high public profile helps engage a new generation of members.
That’s according to Somerset Savings and Loans president Don Davies,  who said …

CBI RESPONDS TO CHANCELLOR’S COMMENTS ON MINIMUM WAGE…

January 17, 2014 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on CBI RESPONDS TO CHANCELLOR’S COMMENTS ON MINIMUM WAGE…
CBI RESPONDS TO CHANCELLOR’S COMMENTS ON MINIMUM WAGE…

The CBI responded to the Chancellor’s comments on the national minimum wage.
John Cridland, CBI Director-General, said:
 “Recommending the rate of the national minimum wage must be a matter for the Low Pay Commission, as the Chancellor …

CBI RESPONDS TO LABOUR BANKING PROPOSALS…

January 17, 2014 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on CBI RESPONDS TO LABOUR BANKING PROPOSALS…
CBI RESPONDS TO LABOUR BANKING PROPOSALS…

The CBI today responded to Labour Party proposals on banking reform, ahead of a speech by Ed Miliband.
Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director, said:
“The direction of travel in banking to boost choice and competition is …

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