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Aurrigo’s autonomous breakthroughs land Autocar ‘Innovation’ Award

July 10, 2020 – 8:00 am |

A Coventry-based driverless vehicle specialist has beaten off some of the world’s largest car brands and manufacturers to secure Autocar’s Innovation Award.

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust awarded £500,000 by Arts Council England

July 10, 2020 – 6:00 am |

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has been awarded £500,000 by Arts Council England to help it recover from the coronavirus lockdown.

MANifesto launched as SME manufacturers demand blueprint for long-term industrial strategy

July 8, 2020 – 8:00 am |

A manufacturing collective has urged the Government to make its ‘restart, reposition and transform’ commitment to industry a reality and not just another marketing slogan.

Stafford business coach joins forces with P2BS to launch new virtual ‘motivational speaking’ offer

July 8, 2020 – 7:00 am |

A Stafford-based crisis management specialist has joined forces with a top UK motivational speaking company to launch a virtual offer for businesses keen to improve their health, safety, well-being culture and organisational resilience.

Portech Systems launches contactless Proof of Delivery app safePOD as businesses return to normal during COVID-19

July 1, 2020 – 7:00 am |
Portech Systems launches contactless Proof of Delivery app safePOD as businesses return to normal during COVID-19

Birmingham, Mobile enterprise app developer Portech Systems has launched a new contactless point of delivery (POD) app called safePOD that is designed to make delivery safer as business levels start to return to normal amidst the coronavirus …

£6.5m boost for SME manufacturers looking to recover from Covid-19 impact

July 1, 2020 – 6:00 am |

Small to Medium-sized (SME) manufacturers across England have been given a £6.5m funding boost to help them recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and address key barriers to growth.

LOTTERY FUNDING BRINGS TO LIFE LIVING WELL UK’S VIRTUAL WELL-BEING PLATFORM

June 17, 2020 – 7:00 am |

As we begin to transition into the ‘new normal’, the West Midlands’ leading mental health consortium Living Well UK is warning that it is essential that access to key tools and resources for overall well-being …

Hammer blow for Social Enterprises and disadvantaged communities if SITR is not extended warns Big Society Capital

June 10, 2020 – 8:00 am |

Disadvantaged communities suffering from the impact of Covid-19 could be delivered another hammer blow in just a matter of weeks unless a vital scheme that encourages investment is continued.

LAWYERS CELEBRATE FCA DECISION TO WRITE TO STEELWORKERS ABOUT PENSIONS SCANDAL

June 10, 2020 – 7:00 am |

Lawyers working for steelworkers affected by the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) scandal are celebrating the decision by the FCA to write to the nearly 8000 members affected.

In-Comm Training turns to virtual learning to support apprentices as part of its Coronavirus response

April 1, 2020 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on In-Comm Training turns to virtual learning to support apprentices as part of its Coronavirus response

One of the UK’s leading training providers has developed a new way of making sure
apprentices are able to continue their learning during the Covid-19 pandemic.

‘Real’ apprenticeships will guard against further job losses for British young…

January 10, 2014 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on ‘Real’ apprenticeships will guard against further job losses for British young…
‘Real’ apprenticeships will guard against further job losses for British young…

Unemployed young British workers must be provided with high-quality training or apprenticeships opportunities to stop new waves of eastern European migration exacerbating an already dire employment situation in the UK warned a leading entrepreneur today.
“More …

£1.4m package to boost city’s transport links to i54…

January 10, 2014 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on £1.4m package to boost city’s transport links to i54…
£1.4m package to boost city’s transport links to i54…

A £1.4m package of public transport improvements along the main route between Wolverhampton city centre and i54 South Staffordshire has been given the green light.
The joint project by Wolverhampton City Council and transport authority Centro …

Retailers need to get smarter about effects of online shopping…

January 10, 2014 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Retailers need to get smarter about effects of online shopping…
Prof Phil Blythe from the IET

Online shopping in the UK continued to grow this Christmas with 63 per cent of online shoppers ordering three or more gifts online, but engineers are warning this switch in shopping style needs to be …

Top tips for business start ups…

January 10, 2014 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Top tips for business start ups…
business start ups

The decade so far has seen start up fever sweep the UK. In 2013, according to Start Up Britain, more than 500,000 new businesses were set up, with the previous year’s figure standing at 484,000. …

sales-i survey reveals traits of successful salesperson…

January 10, 2014 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on sales-i survey reveals traits of successful salesperson…
Paul Black, CEO of sales-i

A survey of 254 sales professionals across the UK and USA has shown that their career paths may have been determined from an early age. Demonstrating the ambition and drive required to succeed in a …

Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…

January 10, 2014 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…
Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…

Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief
An end to tax tourism by multinational corporations?
News that seven US technology companies, including Google, Amazon and eBay, paid only £54m of UK corporation tax in 2012 has elicited hard-felt but …

New Year’s Honours recognise health and safety champions…

January 10, 2014 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on New Year’s Honours recognise health and safety champions…
New Year’s Honours recognise health and safety champions…

The Chief Executive and Trustees of the British Safety Council congratulate all of the recipients of awards appearing in the New Year Honours list announced last week. In particular the British Safety Council welcomed the …

UK business owner calls for more emphasis on business hubs outside of London…

January 9, 2014 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on UK business owner calls for more emphasis on business hubs outside of London…
UK business owner calls for more emphasis on business hubs  outside of London…

As the economy climbs towards recovery, the driving force behind UK Plc –  Britain’s SMEs – are finally looking at growth plans for the first time in five years. Beatrice Bartlay, Founder and Managing Director …

CBI RESPONDS TO LATEST BoE CREDIT CONDITIONS DATA…

January 9, 2014 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on CBI RESPONDS TO LATEST BoE CREDIT CONDITIONS DATA…
CBI RESPONDS TO LATEST BoE CREDIT CONDITIONS DATA…

The CBI responded to the latest Credit Conditions Survey from the Bank of England for Q4 2013.
Matthew Fell, CBI Director for Competitive Markets, said:
“This data shows that the availability of finance for growing business is improving and …

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