BIP Features »

July 19, 2019 – 5:50 am |

A historic Midlands hotel has announced it will build a luxury spa as part of a £1million investment plan.
The owners of the 17th century Stratton House Hotel in Cirencester have unveiled their plans after permission …

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

National fund manager FDC relocates HQ to Birmingham’s business district…

July 19, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Members from the Frontier Development Capital team

Frontier Development Capital (FDC), an established fund manager operating debt funds in England, has relocated its Birmingham headquarters.
 The firm has moved its operations and 25 staff from Baskerville House to a 5,246 sq ft office …

National focus spurs record employment at Anthony Collins Solicitors …

July 17, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Peter Hubbard, Senior Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors

Anthony Collins Solicitors has recorded a strong year of social purpose, while recruiting an additional 31 staff including three partners and investing in a new regional office.
 The national law firm, which now has 318 staff …

CLIFTON NURSERY CELEBRATES GOOD OFSTED RATING…

July 15, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Oakfield Road celebrate Good Ofsted result

A Clifton nursery is celebrating its ‘Good’ Ofsted rating following its latest inspection by the governing body.
Mama Bear’s Day Nursery & Pre-School at Oakfield Road, Clifton was rated Good in all areas including management, teaching, …

Order boost creates new jobs at Black Country foundry…

July 12, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Eleven new jobs are being created at one of the Black Country’s fastest growing foundries after it announced a number of new contract wins.
Midland Pressure Diecasting (MPD) is looking to recruit four casters, four manufacturing …

PP Control & Automation invests £250,000 in ‘world first’ technology…

July 10, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Artos (P)

A world first in ‘crimping’ technology has been installed at a Black Country manufacturing outsourcing specialist to help it cope with increased demand for its strategic services.
PP Control & Automation (PP C&A), which works with …

Airband appoints Mark Stansfeld as chairman…

July 8, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Mark Stansfeld

Airband Community Internet, a leading fibre and wireless internet service provider for rural and isolated areas in England and Wales, today announces the appointment of Mark Stansfeld as chairman, bringing more than 30 years of …

RETRO GAMING MARKET LEVELS UP WITH BIRMINGHAM DEBUT…

July 3, 2019 – 6:00 am |

The nation’s favourite market dedicated to all things old skool gaming is heading to Brum. The Birmingham Gaming Market will provide the ultimate throwback next month, with a day entirely dedicated to blasts from gaming’s …

Construction lesson as students visit Newport housing development…

July 1, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Harper Adams site visit 2

A regional housebuilder welcomed students and lecturers from Harper Adams University to its Newport development to help them in their studies.
Nine post-graduate Rural Estate and Land Management students were invited along to Oak Tree Gardens, …

Law firm’s will writing week raises money for KEMP Hospice…

June 28, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Rachel Summers, Ellie Newman, Cathy Sloan and Jayne Hill

A charity will writing initiative has raised £4,000 for a Wyre Forest hospice.
Experts from Kidderminster law firm mfg Solicitors donated their time to offer free will writing for the public with those taking part …

Beyond Surface Solutions have earned their stripes after 40 years…

June 26, 2019 – 6:00 am |
From-left,-Steve-O'Reilly,-Paul-O'Reilly-and-Michael-O'Reilly-press

B.S. Supplies has undergone an extensive rebrand to align with its continued growth.
Newly renamed as Beyond Surface Solutions, the company has rapidly become a national brand in the refinishing materials industry. 

‘CAPPED-COSTS’ COMMERCIAL DISPUTE PILOT “COULD BE A GAME CHANGER”…

June 24, 2019 – 6:00 am |
John Flint

A commercial litigation specialist has welcomed the introduction of a two-year pilot scheme that could mean reduced costs in business disputes.
The ‘capped-costs’ trial is running in selected business courts in the UK and is …

Common Purpose launches bite-sized workshops to help organizations in the Midlands develop leadership skills…

June 21, 2019 – 6:00 am |

International leadership experts at Common Purpose have responded to calls from senior managers, who believe investment in leadership has a positive impact on productivity, but are unable to release key people for significant amounts of …

Construction firm sets the stage for school developments…

June 19, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Proposed new look Ashton Theatre at Shrewsbury School. Credit- Glenn Howells Architects

A Shropshire building firm has been appointed as the main contractor on a £2.3m refurbishment of an arts facility at one of the country’s leading independent schools.
Pave Aways will start work on the scheme at Shrewsbury …

CASTLE FINE ART NEW FLAGSHIP NOW OPEN AT MAILBOX BIRMINGHAM…

June 17, 2019 – 6:30 am |
Castle Fine Art

The UK’s leading fine art retailer, Castle Fine Art, unveiled its biggest gallery last Wednesday in the heart of the Midlands. The brand new gallery opened to the public on Saturday 8 June, in a …

FEMALE BARBER PROVES WOMEN CAN MAKE THE CUT…

June 14, 2019 – 6:00 am |
The Barber House - Ellie Sampey

With the push to make workplaces more diverse and inclusive, there’s pressure on employers to look beyond the norm for their next hires. However, one industry that isn’t currently making the cut is the barbering …

Private client specialist joins to boost law firm’s Birmingham office…

June 12, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Left to right, Valerie Robinson with Melinda Rice

A growing law firm has announced the appointment of a new associate into its Birmingham-based Private Client team.
Melinda Rice has joined mfg Solicitors at their offices in the city’s St Paul’s Square, advising clients on …

Ten top tips to help you become an inspiring leader by leadership expert Pete Cohen…

June 10, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Inspirators Website LR

There has never been a more important time for leaders to be truly inspiring. Not just in business, but in politics, health, all aspects of life. With so much uncertainty in the world, people desperately …

CLARKE WILLMOTT FORMS NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH RPA…

June 7, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Photo©John Cassidy The Headshot Guy® www.theheadshotguy.co.uk 07768 401009

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has announced a new Business Club partnership with the Rugby Players Association (RPA), the representative body and collective voice of professional rugby players in England.
Clarke Willmott’s sports sector team …

One of the West Midlands’ leading automotive suppliers has added its backing to Earth Day by taking part in a major litter-pick…

June 5, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Over 95 staff from Brose swapped their daily roles managing the requirements of car manufacturers for a chance to clean-up areas around its sites on Colliery Lane in Exhall and Courtaulds Way in Coventry.
Employees, including …

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