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Thousands of recruiters and hiring firms preparing for IR35 reform extension

June 29, 2020 – 6:00 am |

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 …

‘Careers Launchpad’ webinars to help get young people into work

June 17, 2020 – 6:00 am |

A series of webinars to help young people find new job opportunities is being launched by one of the UK’s leading training providers.

THESTUDIO SENDS CONFERENCE GUESTS TO OUTER SPACE

June 8, 2020 – 7:00 am |

Acknowledging the need to provide reassurance in these uncertain times, Birmingham event venue thestudio has launched a new 10-point ‘Safe, Seamless and Successful Guide to Event Planning’, with a comprehensive strategy that will deliver events safely and creatively once the city centre event venue is re-open for business.

SOLIHULL INTERIOR DESIGNER TAKES ON PERSIMMON SHOW HOMES

June 8, 2020 – 6:00 am |

Designing and dressing her first show home for one of the country’s leading housebuilders was an exciting challenge for Jo Nock, an interior designer from Solihull.

STARTUP SPRINT LAUNCHES SCHEME TO ACCELERATE SUCCESS

June 5, 2020 – 8:00 am |

While businesses continue to search for ways to adapt to the ‘new normal’, social enterprise Birmingham Enterprise Community (BEC) is rallying to support the budding careers of start-ups and scale-ups in the Midlands. Running its …

The FSE Group announces new Head for £40million MEIF Debt Fund and CBILS accreditation

May 29, 2020 – 6:00 am |

New accreditation will now allow The FSE Group to issue loans from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) Debt Fund backed by a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme guarantee.

Birmingham tech firm maps out global growth for Direct Carrier Billing

May 27, 2020 – 7:00 am |

PM Connect today (27 May 2020) publishes a landmark report into the Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) industry.
The tech business, which has been based in Birmingham since it was founded in 2012, is able to reveal …

Blum-Novotest launches virtual showcase to give industry a window to its production metrology

May 27, 2020 – 6:00 am |

One of the UK’s leading providers of production metrology is going online to help it deliver product awareness and technical application sessions during Covid-19.

Building Trust when you can’t shake hands – Communications and Marketing agency Digital Glue launch two free webinars to help Professional Services

May 22, 2020 – 6:30 am |

Birmingham-based communications and marketing agency Digital Glue has announced two free webinars to help professional services across the Midlands with advice and tips to help them through the current pandemic and beyond.

Employers urged to take ‘Skills Pledge’ to protect pipeline of apprentices

May 20, 2020 – 8:00 am |

One of the UK’s leading training providers has launched a new campaign to ensure apprenticeships are protected as companies seek to find ways of coping with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Midlands Engine Investment Fund making an immediate impact and generating over £64m of investment in Midlands’ businesses

May 20, 2020 – 7:00 am |

Over £64.8 million has been invested into 257 businesses by the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), with new data revealing its regional impact released today (Wednesday 20 May 2020).

SIFA FIRESIDE CELEBRATES FUNDRAISING MILESTONE TO HIT £50K TARGET

May 18, 2020 – 8:00 am |

Birmingham organisation SIFA Fireside is celebrating after surpassing its fundraising milestone of £50,000 following its flagship event, the Big Brummie Camp Out. SIFA Fireside, which supports vulnerable adults in the city launched its latest campaign, …

POST-LOCKDOWN PROPERTY INDUSTRY: HOW DO WE UNLOCK THE NEW NORMAL?

May 18, 2020 – 7:30 am |

With the latest government guidance signalling that the property industry can start transitioning into the next phase of operating during Covid-19, residential property expert Centrick has started to build what the ‘new normal’ looks like. …

From retailers to the frontline as Addmaster delivers its ‘bag for life’ to care and NHS staff

May 15, 2020 – 8:00 am |

Antibacterial ‘bags for life’ are being sent to the frontline to help healthcare workers and NHS staff stay safe.
Stafford-based Addmaster is working in partnership with The Steve Bull Foundation to deliver more than 300 of …

Housebuilder’s donation provides boost for Walsall man’s expedition dreams

May 13, 2020 – 8:00 am |

A Walsall teenager has received £1,000 from a regional housebuilder to help fund an expedition to Tanzania next year.

MPD creates 10 new jobs as it ramps up production of critical parts for the COVID-19 frontline effort

May 13, 2020 – 6:30 am |

A Black Country foundry is creating 10 new jobs to supply increased orders for critical components destined for the NHS, the MoD and Homeland Security in the United States

Worcestershire Community Foundation’s Covid-19 appeal leads to £110,000 in donations

May 11, 2020 – 8:00 am |

A recently launched Covid-19 appeal by the Worcestershire Community Foundation has enabled grants of over £100,000 which are already helping 40 different organisations across Worcestershire.

United Through Food supports two charities

May 11, 2020 – 6:00 am |

Tom Jackson, a Wilson Vale area manager, has launched ‘United Through Food’, an initiative to raise funds for Hospitality Action and NHS Charities Together.

BUILDING BETTER LIVES SCHEME PAVES THE WAY TO A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR YMCA BIRMINGHAM

May 8, 2020 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on BUILDING BETTER LIVES SCHEME PAVES THE WAY TO A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR YMCA BIRMINGHAM

Heart of England Community Foundation is celebrating six months of its ‘Building Better Lives’ programme, which originally launched back in November 2019. YMCA Birmingham, just one of the three charities funded by the programme, is …

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