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Commenting on the government’s announcement of an independent review of HS2 by Douglas Oakervee, Corin Crane at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce said:
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Energy Secretary Edward Davey statement on onshore wind…

November 2, 2012 – 1:08 pm | Comments Off on Energy Secretary Edward Davey statement on onshore wind…
Energy Secretary Edward Davey statement on onshore wind…

In reaction to press stories about onshore wind today, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey said:
“There has been no change to Government policy on renewable energy, as collectively agreed by the Coalition Cabinet.
“We …

Business Debtline comments on company insolvency figures – 02.11.12…

November 2, 2012 – 4:14 am | Comments Off on Business Debtline comments on company insolvency figures – 02.11.12…
Business Debtline comments on company insolvency figures – 02.11.12…

Following today’s insolvency figures announcing a fall in company insolvencies, Business Debtline, the free, independent advice service for small and micro businesses, is warning that there are still many thousands more small businesses …

BRING UNION LAWS INTO LINE WITH THE MODERN WORKPLACE – CBI…

November 1, 2012 – 8:51 pm | Comments Off on BRING UNION LAWS INTO LINE WITH THE MODERN WORKPLACE – CBI…
BRING UNION LAWS INTO LINE WITH THE MODERN WORKPLACE – CBI…

Businesses, trade unions and the Government must adapt to the challenges of changing workplaces
In a speech to business leaders today (Wednesday), Dr Neil Bentley, CBI Deputy Director-General, will set out the challenges that …

Made In Birmingham – Supreme Court Judgment may lead to more Equal Pay Claims…

November 1, 2012 – 6:41 pm | Comments Off on Made In Birmingham – Supreme Court Judgment may lead to more Equal Pay Claims…
Made In Birmingham – Supreme Court Judgment may lead to more Equal Pay Claims…

The award winning 2010 movie Made in Dagenham chronicled the struggle of women to achieve equal pay with their male counterparts in car manufacturing.   Their action resulted in the passing of the Equal …

Leading Midlands healthcare technology company heads for record year…

November 1, 2012 – 4:18 am | Comments Off on Leading Midlands healthcare technology company heads for record year…
Leading Midlands healthcare technology company heads for record year…

MSOFT PLOTS EXPANSION AS IT HEADS FOR RECORD YEAR
A leading Midlands healthcare technology company is putting in place an acquisition strategy after revealing it is on course to more than double turnover …

West Midlands-Based National Grid to increase its Voluntary Support to local Charities…

November 1, 2012 – 3:23 am | Comments Off on West Midlands-Based National Grid to increase its Voluntary Support to local Charities…
West Midlands-Based National Grid to increase its Voluntary Support to local Charities…

National Grid, which has bases in Birmingham, Warwick and Wolverhampton is to significantly increase its volunteering efforts across the country, including the West Midlands region, as part of a drive to provide …

News from Centro – Partnership agreement to bring passenger benefits in Sandwell…

October 31, 2012 – 8:51 pm | Comments Off on News from Centro – Partnership agreement to bring passenger benefits in Sandwell…
News from Centro – Partnership agreement to bring passenger benefits in Sandwell…

Centro signs partnership agreement that launches major new network in Sandwell

Bus users in and around Sandwell will see a host of improvements thanks to a major partnership agreement heralding the launch of …

Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief – 31 October 2012…

October 31, 2012 – 6:55 pm | Comments Off on Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief – 31 October 2012…
Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief – 31 October 2012…

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

CBI COMMENTS ON HESELTINE REVIEW…

October 31, 2012 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off on CBI COMMENTS ON HESELTINE REVIEW…
CBI COMMENTS ON HESELTINE REVIEW…

The CBI today (Wednesday) commented on Lord Heseltine’s review No stone unturned in pursuit of growth. The independent review looks at how spending departments and other relevant public sector bodies interact with the private …

UK TO LEAD WAY ON SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL…

October 30, 2012 – 7:09 pm | Comments Off on UK TO LEAD WAY ON SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL…
UK TO LEAD WAY ON SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL…

 
By the end of 2015 all palm oil used in central Government food and catering services will come from environmentally friendly sources, Environment Minister Richard Benyon announced today.
Government, supermarkets, manufacturers, charities …

Industry taskforce pushes forward on key Portas recommendation…

October 30, 2012 – 6:25 am | Comments Off on Industry taskforce pushes forward on key Portas recommendation…
Industry taskforce pushes forward on key Portas recommendation…

– Senior figures across banking, retail and property sectors meet to begin to establish ways of rejuvenating UK towns and cities –
The newly-formed, industry led, cross-sector taskforce has today announced its membership, …

Anti social behaviour on public transport network targeted in Operation Goliath…

October 30, 2012 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Anti social behaviour on public transport network targeted in Operation Goliath…
Anti social behaviour on public transport network targeted in Operation Goliath…

 
Operation Goliath will see officers from the Safer Travel team mount extra patrols on board buses, trains and trams across the West Midlands on Tuesday October 30.
The operation is being staged …

Leading Foreign Exchange Company, RationalFX, Proud to be at the 2012 Formula 1TM Airtel Indian Grand Prix…

October 29, 2012 – 8:57 pm | Comments Off on Leading Foreign Exchange Company, RationalFX, Proud to be at the 2012 Formula 1TM Airtel Indian Grand Prix…
Leading Foreign Exchange Company, RationalFX, Proud to be at the 2012 Formula 1TM Airtel Indian Grand Prix…

RationalFX, one of the world’s leading and fastest growing independent foreign exchange companies, is proud to have its brand logo on the Marussia F1™ Team car, as the team compete at the 2012 Formula 1™ …

BBC Radio’s Rob Nothman to give talk on sports commentary…

October 29, 2012 – 3:44 am | Comments Off on BBC Radio’s Rob Nothman to give talk on sports commentary…
BBC Radio’s Rob Nothman to give talk on sports commentary…

Veteran BBC radio presenter Rob Nothman will be visiting Coventry later this month to present a special lecture entitled Fifty years of Radio Sports Commentary.
The free event, which is organised by Coventry University, will …

Accolade for fashion graduate…

October 28, 2012 – 3:49 am | Comments Off on Accolade for fashion graduate…
Accolade for fashion graduate…

A talented fashion designer who set up a business with support from the University of Wolverhampton has won a prestigious award.
Graduate Tamara Joseph was named Midlands Independent Fashion Designer Of The Year 2012 at the …

Keele University – Public launch of new community legal initiative on 24th October…

October 24, 2012 – 10:32 pm | Comments Off on Keele University – Public launch of new community legal initiative on 24th October…
Keele University – Public launch of new community legal initiative on 24th October…

Keele University is inviting members of the public to attend the launch of an innovative new legal service that is being trialled in North Staffordshire.
Launched by Keele University School of Law on the 24th October, …

MTC exhibition…

October 18, 2012 – 7:01 pm | Comments Off on MTC exhibition…
MTC exhibition…

MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY CENTRE TO EXHIBIT AT IMAGINEERING SHOW
The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre will be setting challenges for youngsters at the Imagineering Fair at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry later this …

Entrepreneurial course welcomes in VIP guests…

October 14, 2012 – 11:13 am | Comments Off on Entrepreneurial course welcomes in VIP guests…
Entrepreneurial course welcomes in VIP guests…

A new course at Warwickshire College is attracting in VIP and magical guests to inspire students to become the top new entrepreneurs of their generation.
The Rugby centre is home to the …

ECONOMY FLAT THIS YEAR, WITH A MODEST PICK-UP THROUGHOUT 2013/14 – CBI…

October 12, 2012 – 8:52 pm | Comments Off on ECONOMY FLAT THIS YEAR, WITH A MODEST PICK-UP THROUGHOUT 2013/14 – CBI…
ECONOMY FLAT THIS YEAR, WITH A MODEST PICK-UP THROUGHOUT 2013/14 – CBI…

UK growth will be flat this year, and should show a modest pick-up throughout 2013. A slight improvement in pace should be seen in 2014, but external risks to the outlook are …

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