Articles in News in Brief
A Coventry-based driverless vehicle specialist has beaten off some of the world’s largest car brands and manufacturers to secure Autocar’s Innovation Award.
A leading utility management specialist has strengthened its Business Development team with two key appointments as it looks to meet £3m turnover targets for 2020.
The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has been awarded £500,000 by Arts Council England to help it recover from the coronavirus lockdown.
A manufacturing collective has urged the Government to make its ‘restart, reposition and transform’ commitment to industry a reality and not just another marketing slogan.
A Stafford-based crisis management specialist has joined forces with a top UK motivational speaking company to launch a virtual offer for businesses keen to improve their health, safety, well-being culture and organisational resilience.
A consultation seeking to end any unfair practices across the UK’s dairy sector has been praised by a leading lawyer who works closely with farmers.
Tourism and hospitality businesses across the West Midlands are being encouraged to apply for new VisitEngland industry accreditation to give assurances to visitors as the sector prepares to reopen following the coronavirus outbreak.
Portech Systems launches contactless Proof of Delivery app safePOD as businesses return to normal during COVID-19
Birmingham, Mobile enterprise app developer Portech Systems has launched a new contactless point of delivery (POD) app called safePOD that is designed to make delivery safer as business levels start to return to normal amidst the coronavirus …
Small to Medium-sized (SME) manufacturers across England have been given a £6.5m funding boost to help them recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and address key barriers to growth.
Over 2,200 recruitment agencies and hiring organisations are set to be ready for the rollout of the off-payroll tax reforms in the private sector next year and will prioritise fair and well-informed IR35 assessments, statistics …
PP Control & Automation (PP C&A) has become one of the first companies in the UK to be ‘virtually’ re-certified to a prestigious international quality standard.
Student community and marketplace app UniSalad has proven its need in light of COVID-19, to address the growing demand for more student community-feel at university. With universities being forced to close, putting a premature end …
Birmingham-based Fintech, Cirrostratus Exedra, claims its Open Banking Treasury Management Software is a defence for senior directors against fraud such as Wirecard or Patisserie Valerie.
Training and Manufacturing Group launches technical courses for furloughed apprentices and employees
Furloughed apprentices and employees are being given the opportunity to learn new skills thanks to a new package of support from the Training and Manufacturing Group (TMG).
With the Covid-19 lockdown putting a stop to Let’s Feed Brum’s outdoor soup kitchen operations overnight, the charity has mobilised to roll-out a free ‘Friendship Chatline’ for people who use its service, in aims of …
With many of us spending more – if not all – our time at home as a result of COVID-19, Women’s Aid has flagged the direct impact this has had on those experiencing domestic abuse. …
As we begin to transition into the ‘new normal’, the West Midlands’ leading mental health consortium Living Well UK is warning that it is essential that access to key tools and resources for overall well-being …
Hammer blow for Social Enterprises and disadvantaged communities if SITR is not extended warns Big Society Capital
Disadvantaged communities suffering from the impact of Covid-19 could be delivered another hammer blow in just a matter of weeks unless a vital scheme that encourages investment is continued.
Lawyers working for steelworkers affected by the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) scandal are celebrating the decision by the FCA to write to the nearly 8000 members affected.