BIP Features »

January 8, 2020 – 6:00 am |

370 people in Coventry and Warwickshire are now back in work after being long-term unemployed thanks to the pioneering work of three local initiatives. 

Read the full story »
BIP business guides & tools

Please register/login to access content

BIP Access to Finance

Access to Finance,Grants & Business Support

BIP Features

West Midlands business highlights, opportunites and networking

Bips and Pieces

All the best from the web handpicked out by our team, including the World of tech

Business News

Latest West Midlands news affecting your business

Home » Archive by Category

Articles in News in Brief

£40 million unlocked for Midlands’ businesses as MEIF reveals new loan fund…

January 28, 2020 – 6:30 am |

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) has appointed a new fund manager and made £40 million available to invest in the region’s small businesses.

Sandland Packaging under new ownership following £5.5million FDC and IGF investment…

January 22, 2020 – 6:30 am |

A Black Country cardboard packaging supplier is under new ownership following a £5.5 million investment from Frontier Development Capital (FDC) and Independent Growth Finance (IGF).

New Chairman marks £75m sales milestone for MAN…

January 22, 2020 – 6:30 am |

An industrial collective is celebrating a major milestone in its history by appointing a new Chairman to lead it over the next twelve months.

West Midlands’ conferencing offer lauded by national industry survey

January 17, 2020 – 8:00 am |

The West Midlands has won praise as a leading business tourism destination from UK-based event organisers in the annual British Meetings & Events Industry Survey (BMEIS).
 

West Midlands tourism champions urged to apply for new board role…

January 10, 2020 – 6:00 am |

Local experts from the West Midlands are being encouraged to apply for a position on the new Regional Board for Tourism.

West Midlands leaders build relationships ahead of UK-China summit…

December 23, 2019 – 6:00 am |

For the first time, senior leaders from the West Midlands’ three major cities collectively promoted the region’s investment opportunities as part of a sales mission to China last month.

Leading debt recovery team grows by six new starters…

December 20, 2019 – 6:00 am |

A series of new appointments have been made within the industry-leading debt recovery team at national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP. 

New film puts West Midlands in the driving seat…

December 13, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Brand new film showcasing the West Midlands’ expertise in transport innovation highlights how the region is advancing UK ambitions to become a global leader in future mobility technologies.

Leading learning provider closes 2019 with prestigious gold class industry award…

December 13, 2019 – 6:00 am |

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Completing a lucrative year of wins for the distance learning provider, Oxbridge is closing 2019
with a Gold standard award for ‘Best Use of Blended Learning – Commercial Sector’ from the
prestigious Learning Technologies Awards. Recognising the …

Birmingham barrister wins top professional award…

December 9, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Family barrister Victoria Clifford of No5 Barristers’ Chambers has been named Regional Bar
Junior of the Year in the Legal 500 UK Awards for 2020.

Innovative manufacturing partnership wins highest national honour in UK higher education…

December 2, 2019 – 6:30 am |

The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME), a joint collaboration
between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing, has been awarded a prestigious
Queen’s Anniversary Prize.

FSC recognised as national ‘game changer’ on sustainability issues…

December 2, 2019 – 6:00 am |

A leading UK outdoor education charity has been recognised for being a national ‘game
changer’ when it comes to leading the way on sustainability issues.

Capacity boost as Midland Pressure Diecasting invests £250,000 in new machinery…

November 29, 2019 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Capacity boost as Midland Pressure Diecasting invests £250,000 in new machinery…

One of the Black Country’s fastest growing foundries is finishing the year on a high after it
pressed the button on a £250,000 project.

Birmingham lands two of the three largest regional office deals in Q3 2019…

November 27, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Birmingham lands two of the three largest regional office deals in Q3 2019…

Birmingham boasted two of the three largest office acquisition deals across regional markets in the third quarter of 2019, according to real estate advisory firm Avison Young’s latest research.

Malmaison Birmingham makes room for All-New management team…

November 27, 2019 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Malmaison Birmingham makes room for All-New management team…

Malmaison Birmingham has appointed two new senior managers alongside the launch of its all-new Mailbox hot spot. The boutique hotel has employed Emma Morgan as General Manager and Luke Gallimore as Deputy General Manager, as …

Second cash injection helps women’s fitness enterprise step up to next level…

November 22, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Second cash injection helps women’s fitness enterprise step up to next level…

A second cash investment from Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC) has helped a South West entrepreneur roll out the next phase of her women’s fitness business.
Mel Bound, Founder and CEO of fast-growing brand This Mum …

£1m sales boost delivers a perfect 121 st birthday present for Deritend…

November 22, 2019 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on £1m sales boost delivers a perfect 121 st birthday present for Deritend…

One of the UK’s leading providers of engineering solutions is celebrating a major birthday in style after announcing a £1m boost in sales and creating eleven new jobs.

World-leading digital manufacturer Protolabs claims a trio of national manufacturing prizes…

November 20, 2019 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on World-leading digital manufacturer Protolabs claims a trio of national manufacturing prizes…

Being the world’s fastest source for custom prototypes and low-volume production parts has helped a Telford company secure a trio of national manufacturing awards.
Protolabs, which this summer released investment on a £5m expansion at its …

Edge Testing boosts team following financial sector contract wins…

November 15, 2019 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Edge Testing boosts team following financial sector contract wins…

New contract wins boost financial sector client base, while appointment aims to bolster software testing company’s business across banking and asset management clients

We use Cookies - By using this site or closing this you agree to our Cookies policy.
Accept Cookies
x