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Coventry care company named best provider in West Midlands…

March 13, 2018 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Coventry care company named best provider in West Midlands…
inTouch-Award

Coventry-based inTouch Home Care has achieved the title of Best Live-In Care Provider in the West Midlands in the GHP Social Care Awards 2018.
Established in 2002, inTouch provides a wide range of specialist home care …

Six-month Coventry office study reveals 93% reduction in bacteria levels…

February 28, 2018 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Six-month Coventry office study reveals 93% reduction in bacteria levels…
BioCote Bacteria Study

Healthier intelligent surfaces work 24/7, not just 9 to 5….
Background: according to the Office for National Statistics, an estimated 34 million working days were lost in the UK last year due to minor illnesses such …

£10m paint shop investment for Coventry automotive supplier…

December 19, 2016 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on £10m paint shop investment for Coventry automotive supplier…
Jürgen Otto, CEO Brose Group (left), and Periklis Nassios, Vice President Seat Systems (right), during their visit to Coventry with Brose UK Managing Director Juergen Zahl.

One of the West Midlands’ fastest growing automotive suppliers has given a post-Brexit vote boost to UK industry by announcing a new £10m investment designed to increase capacity.

150 Coventry and Warwickshire people sign up to Accelerate their way into work…

December 5, 2016 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on 150 Coventry and Warwickshire people sign up to Accelerate their way into work…
l-r David Sternberg (Coventry and Warwickshire CDA), Sue Ogle (Voluntary Action Coventry), Sarah Windrum (Coventry & Warwickshire LEP), Tamy Matanky (Accelerate), Mike Fowler (Coventry Cyrenians) and Sue Ormiston (Big Lottery Fund)

More than 150 people have signed up to a new programme to help get people furthest from the labour market into work – just four weeks after it officially launched.

Hydraulic lift first for haulage firm…

December 2, 2016 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Hydraulic lift first for haulage firm…
Caption: The new TOTALKARE hydraulic lifts in action at Davison Transport.

A successful, family-owned, haulage firm is hoping its latest investment in heavy-duty vehicle lifting equipment will help to drive its continued growth.
Coventry-based Davison Transport has become one of the first transport firms in the UK to take …

RDM and TE Connectivity showcase driverless pod at electronica 2016…

November 16, 2016 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on RDM and TE Connectivity showcase driverless pod at electronica 2016…

One of the UK’s autonomous vehicle specialists and TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensor solutions, has joined forces to bring a groundbreaking driverless pod to Germany for the first time.

Coventry and Warwickshire set to benefit from £3m project to ‘Accelerate’ people into work…

November 14, 2016 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Coventry and Warwickshire set to benefit from £3m project to ‘Accelerate’ people into work…
(l-r) Verina Garner (CWCDA), Mike Fowler (Coventry Cyrenians), Carol Benson (Valley House), Sabir Zazai (Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre), Alex Dickson (Coventry City Council), Jackie Capitani (Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre), Tamy Matanky (CWCDA), Martin Horner (Volunteer Centre North Warwickshire) and Sue Ogle (Voluntary Action Coventry)

A new £3m project is being launched in Coventry and Warwickshire this week to help people furthest from the labour market get into employment.

Brose UK named ‘Best Factory of the Year’ at top industry awards

November 2, 2016 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Brose UK named ‘Best Factory of the Year’ at top industry awards

Coventry (18 October 2016) Brose UK capped a 12-month period of rapid growth recently when it won the main prize at Cranfield University’s ‘Best Factory Awards’ 2016.

Constructions has begun on 575,000 sq ft Coventry logistics park…

September 7, 2016 – 6:59 am | Comments Off on Constructions has begun on 575,000 sq ft Coventry logistics park…

M&G Real Estate, one of the UK’s largest property investors, together with Rigby Group and Evander Properties Ltd acting as development manager, begins construction of Coventry’s Imperial Park. Detailed planning permission was gained from Warwick …

Midlands manufacturer hits £27 million turnover through exports…

August 22, 2016 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on Midlands manufacturer hits £27 million turnover through exports…

At a time when UK manufacturing exports are giving the sector a boost, one Midlands manufacturer has been recognised for its export efforts after almost doubling its turnover in the last five years through international …

Young engineers secure apprenticeships…

August 15, 2016 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Young engineers secure apprenticeships…

As the first cohort of students from the WMG Academy for Young Engineers, in Coventry, complete their studies, 35 students have already secured apprenticeships and jobs in industry.
The Royal Academy of Engineering has shown that …

Midlands Construction Summit to focus on productivity…

August 12, 2016 – 6:55 am | Comments Off on Midlands Construction Summit to focus on productivity…

The Midlands Construction Summit (MCS) is set to return to the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, on the 27 September 2016.
The Summit will be exploring ways to address issues that negatively impact on the future of the …

First-time exporters offered free masterclasses…

August 1, 2016 – 7:18 am | Comments Off on First-time exporters offered free masterclasses…
UKTI logo

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) West Midlands has launched a new, free service for businesses that are planning to export their goods and services for the first time.
The Export Essentials masterclasses have been designed to …

Midlands Construction Expo at Ricoh Arena…

July 27, 2016 – 6:35 am | Comments Off on Midlands Construction Expo at Ricoh Arena…
Ricoh Arena

The Midlands Construction Summit is set to return to Coventry Ricoh Arena on the 27 September 2016. For the first time, the Summit will take place alongside the Midlands Construction Expo.
The Summit will be tackling …

Open Day at Coventry Manufacturing Training Centre…

July 20, 2016 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on Open Day at Coventry Manufacturing Training Centre…
Naomi Climer IET president

This month, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is calling on young people and their parents to visit the AMTC at Coventry’s Ansty Park, hosted by Bosch Rexroth, which is taking part in Engineering …

Midlands to host summer job fairs…

July 18, 2016 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Midlands to host summer job fairs…
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Manchester Job Fairs events are held throughout the year, up and down the country from to Watford, Swansea to Great Yarmouth.
This summer sees a number of visits to Midlands cities including Coventry, Birmingham, and Leicester.

Dunlop deal to create jobs and improve growth…

July 13, 2016 – 7:40 am | Comments Off on Dunlop deal to create jobs and improve growth…
David Neate, Marcus Hook, Rob Mansell, Chris Davis

Midlands-based manufacturer Dunlop Systems and Components has secured an investment from funds managed by Finance Birmingham and ABN-Amro Commercial Finance.
The deal, for an unspecified amount, led by Springboard Corporate Finance, will support the firm’s …

Midland sponsored Polar team’s remarkable pictures…

May 4, 2016 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Midland sponsored Polar team’s remarkable pictures…
Team Heathrow

The Midland sponsored British expedition team is on its way back to the UK and has already begun to unveil extraordinary images of its treacherous 13 days on ice.
And, since reaching the North Pole on …

RDM Chief named in ‘Power 250’…

May 4, 2016 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on RDM Chief named in ‘Power 250’…
RDM David Keene

RDM Group’s growing reputation as a leading figure in the development of driverless vehicles has seen its CEO named in the Power 250 for a major regional business publication.
David Keene, who started the business at …

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