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March 13, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Disrupting the precision metal pressings and stamping marketplace has helped a Black Country manufacturer increase sales by 60% over the last three years.
Clamason Industries, which provides a single-source design, development and value-added engineering solution, saw …

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Worcestershire lawyers to tackle gruelling ‘Wolf Run’ for breast cancer charity…

March 20, 2019 – 8:00 am |

A team of lawyers are set to take on a demanding 10k country run to raise money for a Worcestershire cancer charity.
Eleven solicitors from Worcestershire law firm mfg Solicitors will tackle the ‘Wolf Run’ in …

TELFORD HOTEL MAKES A POWERPLAY WITH TIGERS’ DEAL …

March 20, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Telford Hotel & Golf Resort has extended further its links with the local community by partnering with the Telford Tigers‘ two National Ice Hockey League (NIHL) teams.
Based in the town since 1985, the Tigers have enjoyed considerable …

Audit proves potential for aviation-driven economic growth…

March 20, 2019 – 7:00 am |

Heathrow Airport, West London and the Thames Valley’s potential to drive UK economic growth and productivity is explored in a report issued today by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) – with …

Move signals strategic investment in law firm’s PI team…

March 20, 2019 – 6:30 am |
FBC Manby Bowdler Head of Personal Injury Tim Gray, PI Associate Jas Tawana , CEO of Pay Care Kevin Rogers, Susan Todhunter, FBCMB PI Partner

A Midlands law firm has completed a move to unify its personal injury and clinical negligence team under one roof as part of its long-term strategy for growth.
FBC Manby Bowdler has moved its 30-strong team into …

PEGASUS GROUP APPOINT URBAN DESIGN LEAD FOR BIRMINGHAM…

March 20, 2019 – 6:00 am |

An experienced planning and design professional, with a career spanning more than 15 years, has joined leading development consultancy Pegasus Group.
James Walch has been appointed Urban Design Director at the company’s Birmingham office, and brings …

Survey reveals manufacturers are backing apprenticeships despite Brexit uncertainty…

March 18, 2019 – 8:00 am |

Manufacturers are brushing aside the uncertainty around Brexit to continue investing in new apprentices according to a new survey out today.
The annual In-Comm Training Barometer, which is designed to take the temperature of industry’s …

Four new appointments power Fracino’s production…

March 18, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Fracino has made four new appointments just months after a further three new team members joined the manufacturer’s world-class production facility in Birmingham.
 David Bushell, Gary Cutler and Sergei Vlad are working on the production line …

MBO at Midlands-based furniture manufacturer and retailer Hammonds…

March 18, 2019 – 7:00 am |

Quality fitted furniture manufacturer and retailer, Hammonds, has received an investment from HSBC UK (HSBC) and Frontier development Capital (FDC) to support a management buyout (MBO).

The MBO brings 100% share ownership to third-generation family members …

Three West Midlands Universities are a driving force behind 1,200 degree apprenticeships…

March 18, 2019 – 6:30 am |

A partnership of three leading West Midlands universities is delivering more than 1,200 degree apprenticeships to support the region’s high growth industries and closing skills gaps in areas such as nursing, construction and digital technology.
The latest figures …

KEP receives the UK’s first Genesis-V cutting machine…

March 18, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Kep (L)

KEP Print Group, a leading commercial print house specialist, has announced a UK first after taking delivery of the next generation multi-purpose cutting machine to help boost performance.
The Tamworth-based company has invested in Blackman & …

14% of West Midlands businesses unaware of the benefits of Cyber Essentials accreditation…

March 15, 2019 – 8:00 am |
14% of West Midlands businesses unaware of the benefits of Cyber Essentials accreditation…

A worrying number of UK businesses still aren’t aware of the benefits of the Government-backed Cyber Essentials scheme, according to a recent survey from CyberGuard, part of the OGL Group. In the West Midlands, 14% of …

UK data expert targets global business market with software innovation…

March 15, 2019 – 7:30 am |
Power BI pic

A leading UK innovator in business intelligence solutions is targeting a global market of more than five million users with the launch of a new software service aimed at bolstering corporate security.
Power BI Sentinel has …

Award-winning week for apprentices at HMG Paints…

March 15, 2019 – 7:30 am |
HMG Paints -Apprenticeship week 2019 - Melissa and Joe - historical sign

After decades of nurturing and developing skills with apprentices across the business HMG Paints latest cohort are making their mark.  National Apprenticeship week 2019 has seen Business Apprentice, Melissa Edwards win Outstanding Higher Apprentice of …

Works under way to bring new homes to former Goodyear site…

March 15, 2019 – 7:00 am |
house

Work is well under way to help bring a Wolverhampton landmark back to life as the former Goodyear factory site is turned into 126 properties by a regional housebuilder supporting local jobs.
Persimmon Homes West Midlands …

Aurrigo teams up with Blind Veterans UK to launch the world’s first driverless pods trial for disabled people…

March 15, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Blind Veterans UK Pods (L)

A Coventry-based autonomous vehicle specialist is kick-starting a ‘world first’ trial showcasing how autonomous technology can deliver improved mobility and independence for people with health conditions and disabilities.
Aurrigo, which employs 85 people across its Advanced …

Vehicle 2 Grid VIGIL project rolls out first installations…

March 13, 2019 – 8:00 am |

VIGIL, an innovate UK funded consortium consisting of Aston University, ByteSnap Design, Grid Edge and Nortech Management, has rolled out a new control platform for Vehicle-to-Grid/Building (V2G/V2B) systems and distribution networks.
Today VIGIL announced the first …

Catering Design Group is shortlisted for major industry award…

March 13, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Daventry-based Catering Design Group (CDG) has been shortlisted for a Grand Prix Award 2019.
Run by the catering equipment industry trade body, CEDA, the awards programme recognises excellence within the UK catering equipment sector, shining a light on …

Pave Aways secures contracts worth more than £11m…

March 13, 2019 – 7:00 am |
The renovation of The Anstice (artists impression - rear elevation) in Madeley, Telford, is one of the recent contract wins by Pave Aways. Image credit - BiT Group

A Shropshire building contractor is predicting a positive first quarter after securing a string of new projects worth more than £11m.
Pave Aways has been named as the main contractor for a £3.3m contract to build …

LOCAL COLLABORATION SEES REGION’S LARGEST PA NETWORK LAUNCH…

March 13, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Two local business initiatives have joined forces to form one of the region’s largest PA and EA networks. The PA Way, founded by Skevi Constantinou, and the Gatekeepers Guild, the brainchild of recruitment specialists SimkissGuy …

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