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‘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.

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, …

Aerospace deal will bring new jobs despite lockdown

May 18, 2020 – 7:30 am |

Midlands recruitment company Consilium Recruit has signed a two-year deal with pioneering technology specialist Electroflight to source specialists in the emerging battery powered aerospace industry.

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. …

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.

Thousands of manufacturing jobs could be saved if furlough scheme is extended predicts CBM

May 13, 2020 – 7:00 am |

Extending the furlough scheme and giving companies more flexibility could save thousands of manufacturing jobs it was revealed today. The Confederation of British Metalforming (CBM) made the plea to Government after a survey of its …

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 …

Marches LEP approves £1.58m injection to support crisis-hit regional economy

May 8, 2020 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Marches LEP approves £1.58m injection to support crisis-hit regional economy

The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership is to inject nearly £1.6m into the regional economy to support tourism and businesses affected by flooding and the coronavirus.

Report predicts commercial drones will take to UK skies, as Covid-19 accelerates disruptive tech in aerospace

May 8, 2020 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Report predicts commercial drones will take to UK skies, as Covid-19 accelerates disruptive tech in aerospace

Report shows more than half of people believe commercial drone deliveries will be commonplace by 2023, as Governments and firms find new ways to guarantee services Challenges posed by Covid-19 are accelerating the willingness to …

Farm lawyer issues alert as extra time given for rural grant claims

May 8, 2020 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Farm lawyer issues alert as extra time given for rural grant claims

A leading agricultural lawyer has alerted farmers to a key deadline change which will help their financial planning during the Covid-19 crisis.

FOUNDATION CONTINUES TO SUPPORT LOCAL COMMUNITIES

May 8, 2020 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on FOUNDATION CONTINUES TO SUPPORT LOCAL COMMUNITIES

Following the launch of its Coronavirus Resilience Fund last month, Heart of England Community Foundation has distributed over £542,000 to local charities and community programmes across the region. A designated pot created specifically to support …

Mills & Reeve shakes up technology law market with hire of top UK partner in Birmingham

May 6, 2020 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Mills & Reeve shakes up technology law market with hire of top UK partner in Birmingham

Mills & Reeve has recruited high-profile, pioneering technology lawyer and founder of Technology Law Alliance, Jagvinder Singh Kang, to its Midlands office in Birmingham.

ESPRESSO-DELIVERY: EVOLVE LAUNCHES COFFEE DOOR-DROP SERVICE

May 6, 2020 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on ESPRESSO-DELIVERY: EVOLVE LAUNCHES COFFEE DOOR-DROP SERVICE

Having seen normal life grind to a halt almost five weeks ago, the UK is missing many things: family gatherings; get-togethers with friends; and shop-bought coffee being just three of them. However, social enterprise café …

BIRMINGHAM LAW SOCIETY RAISES THE BAR WITH NEW CHAIR

May 6, 2020 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on BIRMINGHAM LAW SOCIETY RAISES THE BAR WITH NEW CHAIR

Birmingham Law Society, one of the largest local societies outside of London, has announced VWV’s Commercial Litigation Partner, Dee Kundi, as the new Chair of its Board. Representing over 5,000 legal professionals across over 100 regional …

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