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Director promotion as Hayward Wright focuses on growth…

October 28, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Director promotion as Hayward Wright focuses on growth…

Midlands-based Hayward Wright Accountancy Group has appointed a new director to its senior management team as it sets its sights on further expansion in the West Midlands.
Gareth Wood has been promoted from his role as …

Glide Utilities Rapid Expansion – Local Firm set to Inspire Britain…

April 20, 2015 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Glide Utilities Rapid Expansion – Local Firm set to Inspire Britain…
Glide team at 2014 awayday

Birmingham based company Glide Utilities, which specialises in providing bill sharing solutions, has been listed in the London Stock Exchange’s ‘1,000 companies to inspire Britain’ and not just for its ability to remove the stress …

Groundhog Day: Millions of workers have the same lunch every day…

April 17, 2015 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Groundhog Day: Millions of workers have the same lunch every day…
Lurpak logo

In a country that spends £7.5bn on sandwiches each year, the humble cheese sarnie emerged as the most popular workday lunch in Britain.
A new study commissioned by Lurpak into the lunchtime eating habits of 2,000 …

ITS celebrates its 50 year anniversary in the IT industry…

April 13, 2015 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on ITS celebrates its 50 year anniversary in the IT industry…
Terry Hanvy and Matt Simpson

ITS, a leader in IT services and solutions for UK SME businesses, celebrated the company’s 50th year anniversary in the IT industry.
Founded in 1896, ITS started as a printing business in Northfield, Birmingham; under the …

E-Containerlock promises to ease $80bn missing cargo issue…

April 13, 2015 – 7:10 am | Comments Off on E-Containerlock promises to ease $80bn missing cargo issue…
E-Containerlock

A locking mechanism – designed and manufactured in the West Midlands – is set to provide a new solution for preventing up to $80bn of cargo going missing every year.
E-Containerlock, which is the brainchild of …

New commercial property solicitor joins Thomas Guise…

April 13, 2015 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on New commercial property solicitor joins Thomas Guise…
Thomas Guise logo

West Midlands-based legal firm, Thomas Guise, is pleased to welcome a new commercial property solicitor to the team.
Eleanor Deady joins the expanding conveyancing department supporting Stuart Bailey on commercial property matters.  Eleanor is rated in …

Operation PutPocket targets thieves on public transport…

April 10, 2015 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on Operation PutPocket targets thieves on public transport…
Acting Sergeant Shaun Hickinbottom with the leaflets and anti- theft devices.

Plain clothes police targeting pickpockets and their potential victims will be patrolling the public transport network this spring.
Officers from the Safer Travel team will be out and about on the bus, rail and Midland Metro …

Alexander Daniels stages pre-election business seminar in Birmingham…

April 8, 2015 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Alexander Daniels stages pre-election business seminar in Birmingham…
Nick Pearce

The outlook for businesses both pre-and post-election will come under the microscope at a seminar being held by Birmingham-based recruitment company Alexander Daniels this month.
Leading economist Dr. Ceri Davies will be the guest speaker at …

Nettl :Ring Launches in UK today…

April 8, 2015 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on Nettl :Ring Launches in UK today…
Nettl Ring Classic

BIRMINGHAM – 1st April 2015 – Nettl.com today announces the launch of its most innovative device yet, the new Nettl :ring. This is the year of wearable technology, and with the imminent launch of Watch …

£1.75 million boost to help Coventry Chemicals clean up…

April 6, 2015 – 7:20 am | Comments Off on £1.75 million boost to help Coventry Chemicals clean up…
Steven Quinlan (left) & Stephen Murray (right)

Coventry Chemicals, a leading manufacturer and supplier of cleaning products to the professional, retail and healthcare sectors, has received a £1.75 million cash injection to support its growth, including plans for a major export drive. …

New recruits already top of the class-rooms medics…

April 6, 2015 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on New recruits already top of the class-rooms medics…
on your marks, set, go - and accelerate.....left to right Tariq Ismail, Rachel Jones and Catriona Sibert.

Science education specialists Classroom Medics (based at Wolverhampton’s Science Park) have doubled their roving teaching team with three new recruits.
The rapidly expanding company, which specialises in fun and engaging medical and sports science workshops using …

Tasty trio for Keele University at university caterering awards…

April 3, 2015 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Tasty trio for Keele University at university caterering awards…
James Tudor recieves his award for Chef of the Year

Keele University is celebrating a trio of awards, including Chef of the Year for the second year in a row, at the nationally recognised The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) Awards 2015.
The TUCO awards attracted catering …

Operation Goliath targets anti-social behaviour on public transport…

April 3, 2015 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on Operation Goliath targets anti-social behaviour on public transport…
Penalty notices worth more than £5,000 were issued to fare dodgers in one operation on buses in Birmingham's Digbeth High Street.

Police have taken to the public transport network in a high-profile operation targeting anti-social behaviour.
Operation Goliath saw officers from the Safer Travel team mounting extra patrols on board buses, trains and trams across the West …

“A weak government may not be the worst outcome at the General Election”, IoD Director General tells Birmingham business leaders…

April 1, 2015 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on “A weak government may not be the worst outcome at the General Election”, IoD Director General tells Birmingham business leaders…
Simon Walker, Director General, Institute of Directors; Ray O’Donoghue, Managing Director, Barclays Corporate; Jason Wouhra, Chairman, IoD West Midlands

BUSINESS leaders should not be worried about prospects under a minority government, of any hue, after May, Institute of Directors director general Simon Walker told an audience in Birmingham last night.
And as the country prepares …

Pescado helps businesses go superfast…

March 30, 2015 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Pescado helps businesses go superfast…
Fraser Watson, Managing Director of Pescado

Businesses in Birmingham are taking advantage of a Government voucher scheme that enables them to install superfast broadband.
Birmingham is one of more than 120 locations around the UK to be eligible for the vouchers aimed …

“Should we talk to terrorists?” is The Big Question at forthcoming debate…

March 30, 2015 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on “Should we talk to terrorists?” is The Big Question at forthcoming debate…
“Should we talk to terrorists?” is The Big Question at forthcoming debate…

Coventry University, in association with the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, is hosting a public debate next month at which a diverse panel of experts will discuss a controversial approach for countering terrorism.
The event, entitled ‘Should …

West Midlands wins £39 million extra cash for road repairs…

March 30, 2015 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on West Midlands wins £39 million extra cash for road repairs…
West Midlands wins £39 million extra cash for road repairs…

The West Midlands has been awarded £39m from the Government to spend on urgent road repairs.
The cash has been won by the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority (WMITA) following a bid to the Department for …

West Midlands rail to get Smart travel with Govt cash boost…

March 30, 2015 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on West Midlands rail to get Smart travel with Govt cash boost…
Passengers will be able to use smartcards at the redeveloped Birmingham New Street station from September 2015 as Swift is extended on to the local rail network.

Smart ticketing is to be extended on to the West Midlands rail network, the Government has announced.
The rolling out of the Swift card on to trains was one of three schemes announced by Transport Minister …

£1.6 billion worth of local deals drive professional services…

March 27, 2015 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on £1.6 billion worth of local deals drive professional services…
£1.6 billion worth of local deals drive professional services…

Birmingham is reasserting itself as a top professional and financial services centre with more deals being handled in the city – and less migrating to London – according to the head of one of the …

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