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September 11, 2019 – 8:30 am |

A leading Black Country manufacturing specialist is investing in a state-of-the-art multi-axis CNC milling centre to help it deliver £2m of new orders.
Cube Precision Engineering, which can handle single op prototype tooling to complex multi-stage …

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West Midlands unveils £1 billion Tourism Strategy to grow its visitor economy…

September 20, 2019 – 7:30 am |

A Regional Tourism Strategy to grow the West Midlands’ visitor economy by more than £1 billion has launched today (18th September 2019). It also aims to create a further 19,000 jobs for the region.
The West Midlands …

Capital Gains warning for self-builders…

September 20, 2019 – 7:00 am |

Self-builders could find themselves unexpectedly out of pocket when they come to sell their property due to an often-overlooked Capital Gains Tax rule.
Imogen Lea, a private client practitioner and chartered tax advisor, warns that people …

GBSLEP funding kick starts construction of 26 housing units in Birmingham…

September 20, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Property developer BNK Construction has completed the first of two residential developments in Birmingham using a £338,000 investment from the Unlocking Stalled Housing Sites programme.
The Kings scheme on York Road, Kings Heath, saw the demolition …

Scrivens donates hearing aids to African children…

September 20, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Birmingham-based Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care has donated 400 life-changing hearing aids to help hearing-impaired children in Tanzania.
It brings the total given this year by the family business to more than 2,000 as it continues …

FBC Manby Bowdler forms leading cyber partnership…

September 18, 2019 – 8:30 am |

A Midlands law firm has teamed up with one of the country’s foremost experts in online security to offer businesses cutting edge solutions to cyber attacks and data issues.
FBC Manby Bowdler has formed a new partnership …

Recruitment firm puts health and fitness first during its wellbeing week…

September 18, 2019 – 8:00 am |

Bosses at a Midlands recruitment company have boosted the wellbeing of their employees with a week of advice and support ranging from healthy eating tips to daily step challenges.
Workforce Staffing is ensuring that staff are …

Mint Brings Fresh Approach to Business Support…

September 18, 2019 – 7:30 am |

An ex-teacher who bounced back from near bankruptcy six years ago to grow a highly successful digital training agency has launched a new venture aimed at giving much-needed support to the North East business community.
Consett …

No5 barrister appointed as a Midlands Recorder…

September 18, 2019 – 7:00 am |

No5 Barrister’s Chambers is delighted to announce that Esther Gamble has been appointed by the Queen as Recorder, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, The Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC MP, and the Lord …

Branded goods infringement claims warning in no-deal Brexit…

September 18, 2019 – 6:30 am |
Branded goods infringement claims warning in no-deal Brexit…

A no-deal Brexit could see an unexpected rise in the number of trademark infringement claims as a result of traders carrying on “business as usual”, warns intellectual property specialist Susan Hall.
Susan, partner at national law …

Kind-hearted Ludlow lawyers donate to charity Hands Together…

September 13, 2019 – 8:30 am |

A Ludlow law firm has donated over £1,500 to a local charity which supports vulnerable people.
Staff at Corve Street-based mfg Solicitors held events throughout the past year for the charity Hands Together, a group which …

Falls from height increase sparks warning…

September 13, 2019 – 8:00 am |

The risk of catastrophic falls from height on farms could be significantly reduced if rigorous health and safety practices were implemented and maintained, say private and commercial litigation specialists Clarke Willmott LLP.
Daniel Gill, a civil …

Landmark case rules in favour of Black Country law firm client…

September 13, 2019 – 7:30 am |

After a three-year dispute, a landmark judgement has been made in favour of a client represented by Talbots, a leading Black Country law firm.
Since 2016, a Norton Canes family has been at war over an estate …

Innovation and Growth on the Cards for New Nasstar Client…

September 13, 2019 – 7:00 am |

Midlands-based managed service provider, Nasstar, has recently welcomed innovative fintech company, Shieldpay, to its growing customer base on a three-year hosted desktop contract.
As part of the partnership, Nasstar is delivering a tailored hosted desktop service to Shieldpay’s …

HK Technologies appoints Gareth Jones as new Managing Director…

September 13, 2019 – 6:30 am |

HK Technologies has named a new Managing Director to help it capitalise on its recent acquisition by the Engineering Technology Group (ETG).
Gareth Jones, who spent eleven years with In-Comm Training, has been recruited to help …

CNC investment puts Cube in good shape to deliver £2m new contract haul…

September 11, 2019 – 8:30 am |

A leading Black Country manufacturing specialist is investing in a state-of-the-art multi-axis CNC milling centre to help it deliver £2m of new orders.
Cube Precision Engineering, which can handle single op prototype tooling to complex multi-stage …

Lawyer warns of social media threat to settling disputed wills…

September 11, 2019 – 8:00 am |

Families in dispute over relatives’ wills are being warned not to air their feelings publicly on social media, as it can be used as evidence in court.
Robert Weston, partner and contentious probate specialist at Midlands …

Fracino named UK’s top equipment supplier for 2nd consecutive year…

September 11, 2019 – 7:30 am |

Birmingham espresso machine manufacturer Fracino has been voted the nation’s leading supplier of coffee equipment for the second year in a row.
The accolade coincides with an additional 4,500 sq ft expansion of the company’s 45,000 …

Parogon Group pledges to raise £10k for Dougie Mac #bringapound initiative…

September 11, 2019 – 7:00 am |

The Parogon Group has kicked off September with an excellent start to its new fundraising initiative.
The group, which comprises of The Swan With Two Necks, The Wayfarer, The Orange Tree, Blockhouse at The Sheet Anchor, …

Legal firm’s Telford team donate to local Samaritans…

September 11, 2019 – 6:30 am |

Solicitors and support staff from a Telford law firm have donated £405 to the Telford branch of the Samaritans.
The team at mfg Solicitors made the donation after staff held a variety of raffles, quizzes, chocolate …

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