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University hosts Rail Supply Chain event…

May 9, 2014 – 7:17 am | Comments Off on University hosts Rail Supply Chain event…
Gary Dimmock, Manager of Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre

HS2 have confirmed their attendance at the University of Wolverhampton’s high profile rail industry event.
Companies will receive information on how they can take advantage of opportunities resulting from the investment in the existing infrastructure …

Optimism soars amongst smaller manufacturers on back of strong growth in orders and output…

May 7, 2014 – 7:55 am | Comments Off on Optimism soars amongst smaller manufacturers on back of strong growth in orders and output…
Optimism soars amongst smaller manufacturers on back of strong growth in orders and output…

Sharp boost in numbers employed
Optimism amongst the UK’s smaller manufacturers has surged to its highest level since records began in 1988, according to the CBI’s latest SME Trends Survey.
That’s on the back of small and …

Not so new kid on the block…

May 7, 2014 – 7:45 am | Comments Off on Not so new kid on the block…
Shaw & Underwood team

There’s a new agency on the Calthorpe Estate following the relocation of Shaw & Underwood to The Cloisters on George Road.
As Birmingham’s oldest established communications agency, the Shaw & Underwood name is known to many …

CBI comments on proposed takeover of AstraZeneca by Pfizer…

May 7, 2014 – 7:43 am | Comments Off on CBI comments on proposed takeover of AstraZeneca by Pfizer…
CBI comments on proposed takeover of AstraZeneca by Pfizer…

The CBI today commented on a proposed takeover of AstraZeneca by Pfizer.
John Cridland, CBI Director-General, said:
“The most important issue for British business with this proposed takeover is the strength of the UK scientific research base …

Haines Watts picks up Accountancy Excellence Award – third year running…

May 7, 2014 – 7:38 am | Comments Off on Haines Watts picks up Accountancy Excellence Award – third year running…
Henry Briggs, senior partner at Haines Watts’ Birmingham office

Haines Watts, the national accountancy firm that has five offices in the West Midlands, has been declared Accountancy Firm of the Year – SMEs, at the annual FDs’ Excellence Awards.  It is the third year …

Karen Williams voted intu Potteries Style Hero…

May 7, 2014 – 6:34 am | Comments Off on Karen Williams voted intu Potteries Style Hero…
Karen Williams, winner of the #stylehero campaign

Stoke-on-Trent, UK – Karen Williams has today been crowned intu Potteries Style Hero for setting her own style and inspiring other shoppers to experiment more with clothes. Karen Williams will now enter the intu National …

Passengers urged to take advantage of improvements during Catch the Bus Week…

May 5, 2014 – 7:45 am | Comments Off on Passengers urged to take advantage of improvements during Catch the Bus Week…
Peter Coates, managing director of National Express West Midlands

Transport bosses are urging residents to take advantage of major investment into the network during a national campaign to boost bus travel.
Transport authority Centro and bus operators across the region, including National Express West Midlands, …

CBI comments on ECJ ruling on FTT…

May 5, 2014 – 7:06 am | Comments Off on CBI comments on ECJ ruling on FTT…
CBI comments on ECJ ruling on FTT…

The CBI commented on a ruling from the European Court of Justice on the introduction of a Financial Transactions Tax.
Katja Hall, CBI chief policy director, said:
“This decision about legal procedure doesn’t change the fact that …

Things you thought you knew about batteries…

May 5, 2014 – 6:46 am | Comments Off on Things you thought you knew about batteries…
Accutronics, Mythbusting Batteries

They are the most readily available source of power for our army of portable devices. They provide us with precious energy, right down to the last milliamp. They are invariably unavailable in your local garage …

Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief – 1 May 2014…

May 5, 2014 – 6:39 am | Comments Off on Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief – 1 May 2014…
Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief – 1 May 2014…

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

Are negative tax messages deterring charity donors?

George Bull
The UK has a wide range of tax reliefs intended …

Students ready for North Worcestershire Young Enterprise presentation final…

May 5, 2014 – 6:32 am | Comments Off on Students ready for North Worcestershire Young Enterprise presentation final…
Winners of the Best Sales and Marketing accolade at the trade fair held at Webbs , Naomi Quorrall, Devon Winnall, Naomi Ralph and Rebecca Laight

Students from schools across Bromsgrove, Redditch and the Wyre Forest will take part in this year’s Young Enterprise (YE) Company of the year Competition, part of the flag ship Company Programme, at a presentation evening …

Dani Saveker shares FiB journey with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni…

May 2, 2014 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Dani Saveker shares FiB journey with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni…
Dani Saveker, CEO and founder of Families in Business, was guest speaker at last night’s Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni Dinner in Birmingham.

Dani Saveker, the founder and CEO of Families in Business (FiB) was guest speaker at the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni Dinner in Birmingham this week (29th April 2014).
More than 100 owners, leaders and …

Tax break supports growth for over 90,000 small businesses in the West Midlands…

May 2, 2014 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Tax break supports growth for over 90,000 small businesses in the West Midlands…
Tax break supports growth for over 90,000 small businesses in the West Midlands…

Over 90,000 of small businesses in the West Midlands will be able to access significant savings with the new Employment Allowance, which came into force this April. The scheme, which will mean eligible employers will …

HS2 vote puts region in line for multi-billion pound boost…

May 2, 2014 – 7:20 am | Comments Off on HS2 vote puts region in line for multi-billion pound boost…
HS2 vote puts region in line for multi-billion pound boost…

A multi-billion pound shot-in-the-arm for the West Midlands economy was a major step closer today after MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the HS2 high speed rail project.
Last night’s Commons vote on the High Speed …

Free seminar demonstrates the value of video marketing…

May 2, 2014 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Free seminar demonstrates the value of video marketing…
Peter Oliver, B2-Bespoke Video

A SERIES of free information seminars are to be held at Newcastle’s New Vic Theatre next week, aimed at helping businesses to understand how video can be used as an effective marketing tool.
The short but …

Major conference outlines £1.89m support boost for West Midlands manufacturers…

May 2, 2014 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Major conference outlines £1.89m support boost for West Midlands manufacturers…
(left to right) David Atkinson (Lloyds Banking Group), John Russell (West Midlands Manufacturing Consortium), Rita Davey (JLR), Dr Andrew Mair (Midlands Aerospace Alliance), Lorraine Holmes (MAS), Tim Holmes (Aero Engine Controls), Martin Jackson (Strip Tinning)

Over 130 manufacturers from the West Midlands were urged to tap into a £1.89m funding pot yesterday, as part of the Manufacturing Advisory Service’s Supply Chain Conference at RAF Cosford.
Manufacturing SMEs from across the region …

Business is GREAT Britain | Birmingham digital business takes export route to worldwide growth…

April 30, 2014 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Business is GREAT Britain | Birmingham digital business takes export route to worldwide growth…
Business is GREAT Britain | Birmingham digital business takes export route to worldwide growth…

WOW Internet, is an international digital marketing agency – specialising in web design, social media and search engine optimisation both in the UK and internationally.
Based in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, WOW’s success has been cemented since …

HARRIET’s high tech HAT to help make Birmingham a Smart City…

April 30, 2014 – 7:45 am | Comments Off on HARRIET’s high tech HAT to help make Birmingham a Smart City…
Cllr James McKay, Cabinet Member for a Green, Safe and Smart City

Birmingham households will be first to pilot new technology being developed by WMG at the University of Warwick that aims to create the next generation of ‘Smart’ homes with “smart” things working together in a …

Centro scoops second carbon reduction certificate…

April 30, 2014 – 7:45 am | Comments Off on Centro scoops second carbon reduction certificate…
Centro scoops second carbon reduction certificate…

Transport bosses are celebrating after picking up a prestigious carbon cutting award for the second time in a row.
Centro, the region’s transport authority, has been given the Carbon Trust Standard which recognises a dedication to …

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