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Delivering complex components for new automotive ‘light-weighting’ projects is reaping dividends for a Black Country supplier.
Alucast, which is one of the UK’s largest independent aluminium foundries, has secured over £3m of new contracts from car …

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Leading barristers in immigration law to share expertise at annual seminars…

June 24, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Top barristers and eminent speakers in the field of immigration are due to address legal experts at two annual seminars to be held in Birmingham and London.
No5 Barristers’ Chambers’ Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Group will …

HOUSEBUILDER OFFERS FREE TEAM GB SPORTS DAY PACKS TO SCHOOLS…

June 24, 2019 – 7:30 am |
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Primary schools in Birmingham are being urged to apply for a free Team GB sports day pack to help give their event a winning edge.
The British Olympic Association partnered with Persimmon Homes in January 2019, as …

Centrica Business Solutions adds Street power…

June 24, 2019 – 7:00 am |
Centrica Business Solutions

Centrica Business Solutions is investing in new heavyweight lifting equipment from Street Crane, as it deals with increasing demand for its range of combined heat and power (CHP) generation systems.
As electricity prices continue to rise, …

BRUM BUSINESSES HEAD BACK TO SCHOOL FOR COLLEGE PROGRESSION DAY…

June 24, 2019 – 6:30 am |
JCC - Progression Day

Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College will be welcoming a line-up of Birmingham’s most successful businesses this week, to inspire its students to think outside the box when it comes to their careers. The only OFSTED …

‘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 …

‘Taking the weight out of the equation’ delivers £3m contract boost…

June 24, 2019 – 5:50 am |
Alucast Action 2019 (Design)

Delivering complex components for new automotive ‘light-weighting’ projects is reaping dividends for a Black Country supplier.
Alucast, which is one of the UK’s largest independent aluminium foundries, has secured over £3m of new contracts from car …

Barrister with international commercial experience joins No5 Barristers’ Chambers…

June 21, 2019 – 8:00 am |
Alexander Heylin

No5 Barristers’ Chambers is delighted to welcome Alexander Heylin to the Business and Property Group.
 With a specialism in fraud, insolvency and contentious commercial disputes particularly in a cross-border context, he has been instructed in much …

InsurTech Inzura.ai secures £1m funding from insurance industry leaders…

June 21, 2019 – 7:00 am |
Ian Richard 2

Inzura.ai the UK based global InsurTech, has today announced it has raised a further £1m in a pre-A funding round. This follows a seed investment round in early 2018 and rapid growth in the UK …

West Midlands shines as region sees 81% increase in equity investment for smaller businesses as London wanes…

June 21, 2019 – 6:30 am |
Alice Hu Wagner, Managing Director, Strategy Economics and Business Development, British Business Bank

A record £6.7bn of equity finance was invested into UK SMEs last year according to new data from the British Business Bank’s Small Business Equity Tracker report, released today (14 June).
The report, which provides an …

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 …

Filtermist secures second acquisition of 2019…

June 19, 2019 – 8:00 am |
Filtermist CEE (P)

Telford-based industrial air filtration specialist Filtermist International Ltd has finalised a deal to purchase the assets of Carter Environmental Engineers (CEE) Ltd’s air services division.
The acquisition includes the rights to manufacture the Carter range of …

Leading Franchisors Get Best Deal on Franchise Funding with d&t…

June 19, 2019 – 7:30 am |
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Multi-award-winning chartered accountants, business advisory and financial services organisation, d&t, has announced it is now working with several ‘big name’ franchisors to prepare the required documentation and develop bespoke processes necessary to source independent funding …

Wilson Vale is counting down to the Catey Awards…

June 19, 2019 – 7:00 am |
Client - Wilson Vale // Ashby-de-la-Zouch // www.samdocker.co.uk

Andrew Wilson and Carolyne Vale, co-founders of Ashby-based Wilson Vale, have been shortlisted under the Foodservice Caterer Award category of the 36th Catey Awards.
The Cateys, held in partnership with Bunzl Catering and Hospitality Division, and deemed ‘the …

Shropshire manufacturer the key for prestige projects…

June 19, 2019 – 6:30 am |
Andy McKie (CORRECT)

A Shropshire manufacturer has provided the solution for the prestige finish required on one of Europe’s largest landscaping projects.
Telford based Fabweld Steel Products (FSP) supplied SOLO SLIDE™ recessed access covers, part of its FAB PAVE™ range, for the …

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 …

Birmingham engineer takes the main prize at In-Comm Training Awards…

June 17, 2019 – 8:00 am |
In-Comm Group Winners 19 (L2)

A budding engineer from Birmingham has secured the main prize at this year’s In-Comm Training Awards after helping his firm secure a game-changing contract.
Adam Burgoyne, who is a New Product Engineer at metal pressings …

Midlands firm to source staff for £108m electric battery industrialisation centre…

June 17, 2019 – 7:30 am |
l-r Steve Doyle from Consilium Recruit with UKBIC's Jeff Pratt

A specialist Midlands recruitment firm has been appointed to fill almost 100 jobs at a new £108m million research centre which will drive the UK’s automotive battery development.
Following a competitive tender process last Spring, engineering …

Building society in tune for branch launch…

June 17, 2019 – 7:00 am |

Leading building society the West Brom hit the perfect note to mark the launch of its new home town branch – thanks to the support of leading Sandwell musicians.
The West Brom celebrated the opening of …

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 …

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