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August 23, 2019 – 8:00 am |

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:
“We obviously need to make sure that the project is value for money and have a clear idea for …

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Chamber Chief Executive comments on announcement of HS2 review…

August 23, 2019 – 8:00 am |

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:
“We obviously need to make sure that the project is value for money and have a clear idea for …

Immerse your senses with Maribel’s dining in the dark experience…

August 23, 2019 – 7:00 am |

Brindleyplace-based restaurant Maribel has teamed up with national charity, Sense to host an exclusive ‘Dining in the Dark’ event for one night only. The first event of its kind in the city will be a …

New Associate adds further expertise to law firm’s residential property team…

August 23, 2019 – 6:30 am |

A Shropshire law firm has strengthened its residential property department with the appointment of a new Associate Solicitor.
Nichola Wilson, an expert in freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, shared ownership, new builds and the Right …

Outgoing Law Society President joins Anthony Collins Solicitors…

August 23, 2019 – 6:00 am |

The immediate past president of the Law Society England and Wales has joined Anthony Collins Solicitors as Non-Executive Director.
After being in post as President for one year, Christina Blacklaws’ role will see her support Anthony …

Apprenticeships are now a real alternative to University reveals new report…

August 21, 2019 – 8:00 am |

The ability to earn while you learn and fast-tracking your career are two of the main reasons young people choose apprenticeships according to a new survey released today.
In-Comm Training, which supports over 2000 learners every …

New awards to celebrate best of West Midlands’ tourism offer…

August 21, 2019 – 7:30 am |

New regional awards celebrating the success of the West Midlands’ £12.6 billion tourism industry have been launched and are open for entries.
The West Midlands Tourism Awards will promote the strength of the local visitor economy …

Food just as Peppina used to make…

August 19, 2019 – 8:00 am |

Angelo Fichera never forgot the food that his grandmother served him in Sicily as a boy and now years later he has opened an authentic Italian canteen in Swanage, Dorset and named it after her.
Peppina …

Could Spanish farmers show the way in mandatory milk contracts debate?

August 19, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Spanish farmers appear to be happy with them, but plans to introduce mandatory milk contracts in the UK has provoked fears that greater regulation will result in increased market volatility and a reduction in competition. 
Here, …

Haines Watts invests in new Birmingham home…

August 19, 2019 – 7:00 am |

One of the West Midlands’ leading accountancy firms has relocated its Birmingham office to cope with recent expansion and demand from owner-managed and family-run businesses.
Haines Watts, which saw over 10% growth in the region during …

Midlands bucks trend of slump in commercial property investment…

August 16, 2019 – 8:00 am |

Uncertainty over Brexit continues to impact all sectors of the UK economy, with commercial property investment levels seemingly no exception, according to a recent report from global property giant JLL.
But despite UK investment dropping by …

Lack of engineering skills MP is told…

August 16, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Skills, skills, and skills – or the lack of them across the engineering sector in the region, was the message to MP Adrian Bailey from Black Country Chamber Platinum member, Lord Combustion Services this morning.
The …

Freight forwarder is driving force behind trike business success…

August 16, 2019 – 7:00 am |

A Midlands shipping firm is the driving force behind a pioneering UK company which specialises in luxury trike conversions.
Global Freight Services has added Telford based AA Trikes to its growing portfolio of clients and is …

Hotel du Vin reveals £1m bedroom refurb…

August 16, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Hotel du Vin Birmingham has undergone a £1million investment to refurbish its suite of 66 bedrooms. Each room has been given a completely unique look to reflect this season’s latest trends. A favourite with both …

Newly launched UK SIM only virtual mobile network aims to make communication simple, honest and affordable…

August 14, 2019 – 8:00 am |

 There’s something exciting about opening the freshly sealed box of a new mobile phone every 12 to 24 months, but the mobile phone-inclusive contracts can leave you feeling trapped and cash-strapped. 
As the global mentality shifts …

£950,000, 70 jobs and a launch date – The Red House is almost here…

August 14, 2019 – 7:30 am |

The much anticipated new gastro pub from the Parogon Group will officially open on Tuesday 10th September.
The Red House, in Lilleshall will be the seventh venue opened by the group and residents as far as Shropshire …

Joined-up approach vital for data requests…

August 14, 2019 – 7:00 am |

The number of subject access requests (SARs) has increased massively since the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, says Susan Hall, partner at Clarke Willmott LLP.
SARs allow people to request …

Immigration concerns post-Brexit highlighted at No5 seminar…

August 12, 2019 – 8:00 am |

Legal immigration experts have expressed concern that the message is not getting across to EEA migrants in the UK that they must re-apply for residential status to remain in the country post-Brexit.
The issues came under …

Istria becomes the latest destination for Solmar Villas…

August 12, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Solmar Villas has announced it has added one of The Adriatic’s unspoilt gems to its growing list of destinations.
The travel specialist will now be selling holidays to ten different villas in Istria, a heart-shaped peninsula …

Digbeth causes combine to take heart to new heights…

August 12, 2019 – 7:00 am |

Three local causes have joined forces to host a brunch and Snowdon climb for residents of Birmingham’s first permanent night shelter. Evolve, a social enterprise café that provides work for young people facing barriers to …

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