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Staff from a Black Country law firm have run, walked, climbed, baked, cycled and ‘dressed up and dressed down’ to raise £50,000 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH).
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Morgan Reach prove that apprenticeships work…

October 28, 2016 – 6:45 am | Comments Off on Morgan Reach prove that apprenticeships work…

Leading independent chartered accountancy firm Morgan Reach, which has offices in Birmingham and London, take their commitment to the development of young people seriously and, in order to get their professional life off to the …

London-based venue finder start-up re-launched after website overhaul…

September 7, 2016 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on London-based venue finder start-up re-launched after website overhaul…

 Canvas, a young London based start-up, has re-launched their website after a complete overhaul of the design and user interface. The new format, which has been developed in the last 12 months, allows users to …

Extended Deadline for Business Award Hopefuls

July 8, 2016 – 6:33 am | Comments Off on Extended Deadline for Business Award Hopefuls
pBone

Thousands of small businesses across the country now have an extra two weeks to enter this year’s Nectar Business Small Business Awards, as the entry deadline has been extended until 24 July 2016.
 Sarah Willingham, one …

Coventry business pitches for £150,000 HSBC prize…

March 23, 2016 – 7:10 am | Comments Off on Coventry business pitches for £150,000 HSBC prize…
Gary Blundell, Commercial Manager of torc2

Coventry-based businesses torc2 is in with a chance to win £150,000 after being chosen as one of 10 finalists for HSBC’s Elevator Pitch competition for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
More than 1,000 SMEs from …

Staffordshire business delegation flies flag at British Chambers’ conference…

March 7, 2016 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Staffordshire business delegation flies flag at British Chambers’ conference…
Staffordshire business delegation flies flag at British Chambers’ conference…

03 March, 2016 – A delegation of Staffordshire business people headed to the capital today to hear the views of George Osborne MP, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Sajid Javid MP and British Chambers of Commerce Director …

People in the West Midlands are more likely to check handymen than cosmetic surgeons…

March 2, 2016 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on People in the West Midlands are more likely to check handymen than cosmetic surgeons…
Dr Foued Hamza

People in the West Midlands are more likely to spend time thoroughly researching household handymen than cosmetic surgeons or healthcare professionals.
With negative stories pervading the headlines about dubious procedures, a new survey reveals that over …

Chinese marketplace still the place for Western retailers to be, despite economic slowdown…

February 24, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Chinese marketplace still the place for Western retailers to be, despite economic slowdown…
Andy Muldoon CEO of PowaWeb

February, London – Jimmy Choo increased their annual global revenue in 2015 by 7 per cent to £318m thanks in part to its eight new stores in China.  This demonstrates the continuing popularity with western …

Banks under increasing pressure to engage with Digital Native consumers…

February 22, 2016 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on Banks under increasing pressure to engage with Digital Native consumers…
Nitin Rakesh, CEO and President of global IT solutions provider Syntel Inc.

London, 9th February, 2016 – With the banks’ reporting season underway, the banking sector is under pressure to cut costs and become more agile than ever before. Fierce competition from disruptive, innovative players, an ever-complex …

Companies should take a wider view of office space as London pushed off top ten list for property investment…

February 10, 2016 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on Companies should take a wider view of office space as London pushed off top ten list for property investment…
Companies should take a wider view of office space as London pushed off top ten list for property investment…

London, January 2016 – London has been pushed off the list of top ten European cities ranked by property investment prospects, highlighting the increasingly perilous risks to businesses expanding their office space in London.[1] This …

Labour market figures suggest need for new approach to skills gap…

February 3, 2016 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on Labour market figures suggest need for new approach to skills gap…
Steve Hill, Director of External Engagement at The Open University

London, 20 January 2016 – Figures released today show that the UK continues to face up to a worsening skills crisis. Despite the overall rise in job creation, the vacancy rate continues to increase, and …

Mismanaging workloads and losing top performers are key concerns for CFOs in 2016…

February 3, 2016 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on Mismanaging workloads and losing top performers are key concerns for CFOs in 2016…
Mismanaging workloads and losing top performers are key concerns for CFOs in 2016…

London, 18 January 2016: New research from leading recruitment specialist, Robert Half UK shows that managing the workloads of their employees (39%) will be one of the greatest internal pressures facing UK finance leaders in …

Bank lending vs. Peer to Peer: which way should you jump?…

January 20, 2016 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Bank lending vs. Peer to Peer: which way should you jump?…
Bank lending vs. Peer to Peer: which way should you jump?…

By Craig Evans, Head of Business Development at Graydon
London, 12 January 2016 – One of the biggest frustrations associated with bank borrowing is the time it takes them to reach a decision whether to accept …

New Leadership Book ‘Red Pill’ Storms To Top Of Business Books Charts In First Week Of Publication…

January 18, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on New Leadership Book ‘Red Pill’ Storms To Top Of Business Books Charts In First Week Of Publication…
Paul Ballman, author

London, United Kingdom, Thursday 14th January 2016: Red Pill – The Truth About Leadership rapidly topped Amazon’s bestseller lists and reached the top five in myriad business genres after a highly anticipated launch on 10th …

Britain’s biggest funder of digital start-ups predicts Doctify will be the health equivalent of Lastminute.com – which he also funded…

January 6, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Britain’s biggest funder of digital start-ups predicts Doctify will be the health equivalent of Lastminute.com – which he also funded…
Tom Teichman

Britain’s biggest funder of digital start-ups Thomas Teichman predicts the online health hub, Doctify (www.doctify.co.uk) will become the health equivalent of Lastminute.com – which he also funded.
Teichman is one of the seed funders of Camden based …

Oakland International Join Finalists at Global Freight Awards 2015…

November 27, 2015 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on Oakland International Join Finalists at Global Freight Awards 2015…
Oakland International’s Quality Assurance Manager, Louise Smith, at the Global Freight Awards in London.

Family business Oakland International was delighted to join other finalists at this year’s prestigious Global Freight Awards (GFA) at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London on Thursday, 19th November for its sector leading Distressed …

Workingmums.co.uk announces shortlist for its sixth Top Employer Awards…

October 2, 2015 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on Workingmums.co.uk announces shortlist for its sixth Top Employer Awards…
Workingmums.co.uk announces shortlist for its sixth Top Employer Awards…

London, 28th September, 2015 – Twenty nine of the most progressive employers and their representatives have been shortlisted for this year’s Workingmums.co.uk Top Employer Awards.
The employers have been shortlisted across eight categories ranging from SMEs to Family Support and …

Jewellery Quarter manufactory Hockley Mint to welcome visit from Ugandan Fairtrade gold miner…

October 2, 2015 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Jewellery Quarter manufactory Hockley Mint to welcome visit from Ugandan Fairtrade gold miner…
A Fairtrade gold miner in Tanzania holds a piece of ore, from which gold is extracted. (Image: Andy Pilsbury)

A Ugandan Fairtrade gold miner is set to visit Birmingham Jewellery Quarter manufactory Hockley Mint as part of a UK visit to meet the businesses supporting gold miners and their families in East Africa.
Josephine Aguti, …

Business Register and Employment Survey highlights on-going demand for qualified IT staff…

September 30, 2015 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on Business Register and Employment Survey highlights on-going demand for qualified IT staff…
Business Register and Employment Survey highlights on-going demand for qualified IT staff…

24th September, 2015, London – The latest figures from the Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) show no relief for UK businesses struggling to find talented IT staff. With the economy continuing to improve, the …

Student’s vision for London rickshaw aims to ease city congestion…

September 28, 2015 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on Student’s vision for London rickshaw aims to ease city congestion…
Sherazam Tiwana’s rickshaw concept for London.

London’s transport system could be boosted and its congestion eased with the introduction of a futuristic rickshaw service, according to an automotive design student’s twenty-first century vision for the city.
Coventry University student Sherazam Tiwana, 22, …

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