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September 11, 2019 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on CNC investment puts Cube in good shape to deliver £2m new contract haul…

A leading Black Country manufacturing specialist is investing in a state-of-the-art multi-axis CNC milling centre to help it deliver £2m of new orders.
Cube Precision Engineering, which can handle single op prototype tooling to complex multi-stage …

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Edge Testing boosts team following financial sector contract wins…

November 15, 2019 – 8:30 am |

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

Charities unite to make job opportunities that work…

November 15, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Shocking statistics have emerged showing that unemployment amongst young people in Birmingham is twice as high as the national average, stating that around one in five millennials in the city is currently out of work. …

CDG transforms the dining experience at All Hallows School…

November 13, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Daventry-based commercial kitchen and restaurant design company, Catering Design Group (CDG), has completed an ambitious design project at All Hallows School, a comprehensive school and Sixth Form College in Farnham, Surrey.
Following a competitive tender process, …

Festive data protection warning to businesses…

November 6, 2019 – 7:30 am |

The hallowed Christmas tradition of lawyers  warning about HR liabilities arising from the office Christmas party has, since the passing of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), been joined by a second set of warning …

Higgs takes on six new trainee lawyers…

November 6, 2019 – 6:30 am |

NEW LAWYERS FOR HIGGS & SONS
Leading Black Country law firm Higgs & Sons has welcomed six new legal trainees.
Victoria Boucher, Laura Hackett, Jagdeep Lall, Elizabeth Owen, Charlotte Tsang and Lucy Williams are the latest recruits …

Let girls power female recruitment in engineering urges Arrowsmith boss…

November 1, 2019 – 6:00 am |

An aerospace manufacturing boss believes the key to attracting more female talent into industry lies by tapping into girl power when it comes to marketing the sector.
Jason Aldridge, Managing Director of Arrowsmith Engineering in Coventry, …

Noteworthy joinery skills at historic hall…

October 25, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Craftsmen from Shrewsbury-based Morris Joinery have built and installed a huge lantern light feature as part of a major restoration scheme at a Grade II* listed Shropshire mansion.
The team created the 3.3 metres wide octagonal …

Protolabs speeds forward with £5m expansion and a 10% + increase in workforce…

October 23, 2019 – 6:00 am |

The world’s fastest digital manufacturer of custom prototypes and low-volume production
parts has released investment on a £5million expansion plan at its European Headquarters
in Telford.
Protolabs, which works with thousands of product designers and engineers across Europe
every …

Higgs & Sons Advise On Second Uk Acquisition By French Nursery Operator…

October 21, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Specialist advisors from Higgs & Sons have acted for a major operator on a second multi-site acquisition within the UK childcare sector.
Following the purchase by La Maison Bleue (LMB) of The Old Station Nursery (OSN) …

From Sixth Form College To Silver Screen…

October 18, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Former Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College student turned Hollywood filmmaker, Tayyib Mahmood returned to his roots this week, visiting his former stomping ground to promote the British Film Institute Academy. The programme, run in partnership with the …

Filtermist International announces business restructure to deliver single source ‘clean air’ solution to customers

October 16, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Filtermist International Limited has restructured its UK business operations to ensure it
delivers a single-source solution for customers looking for cleaner, safer and more
productive work environments.
The industrial air filtration specialist has completed a number of acquisitions …

Birmingham based agency, Digital Glue, welcomes its first apprentice…

October 14, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Marketing and design agency, Digital Glue, has taken on its first-ever apprentice in conjunction with specialist creative, digital and marketing apprenticeship provider, Creative Alliance.
Maryan Mohammed has been recruited as a Junior Content Producer and will …

Sponsor Announced for Start Up Business Club…

October 11, 2019 – 6:00 am |

The Chamber have today announced Higgs & Sons as sponsors of their latest initiative, the Start-Up Business Club.
Higgs & Sons, based in Brierley Hill, are a firm that have always recognised the need to support …

£1m transformation project helps entrepreneurs launch Warm Beautiful Homes…

October 4, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Two local entrepreneurs have joined forces to help protect and transform some of Wolverhampton and Staffordshire’s most iconic properties.
Well-known telecoms chief David Hill and Chris Maund have launched Warm Beautiful Homes, a specialist property development …

Assisting The Unassisted – The Solicitor’s Role When Dealing With Litigants In Person…

September 25, 2019 – 6:00 am |

A litigation partner at a top 40 UK law firm is urging fellow lawyers to be supportive of people who are representing themselves in court hearings. 
Peter Brewer, partner at Clarke Willmott LLP in Birmingham, says …

Jet Environmental Systems is Pushing the Technology Boundary…

September 23, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Jet Environmental, the UK leader of large-scale temperature and humidity control solutions is solidifying its position as the industry’s technology leader in HVAC systems.
In the last twelve months, the company has addressed some interesting and …

Scrivens donates hearing aids to African children…

September 20, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Birmingham-based Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care has donated 400 life-changing hearing aids to help hearing-impaired children in Tanzania.
It brings the total given this year by the family business to more than 2,000 as it continues …

Branded goods infringement claims warning in no-deal Brexit…

September 18, 2019 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Branded goods infringement claims warning in no-deal Brexit…
Branded goods infringement claims warning in no-deal Brexit…

A no-deal Brexit could see an unexpected rise in the number of trademark infringement claims as a result of traders carrying on “business as usual”, warns intellectual property specialist Susan Hall.
Susan, partner at national law …

HK Technologies appoints Gareth Jones as new Managing Director…

September 13, 2019 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on HK Technologies appoints Gareth Jones as new Managing Director…

HK Technologies has named a new Managing Director to help it capitalise on its recent acquisition by the Engineering Technology Group (ETG).
Gareth Jones, who spent eleven years with In-Comm Training, has been recruited to help …

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