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The search has begun for an inspirational Principal and Managing Director to lead the new WMG Academy for Young Engineers.
The WMG Academy, a business-led and business-like University Technical College for 14-19-year olds, is due to …

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Appy start for graduate company…

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VOiD Games

A group of University of Wolverhampton graduates who formed their own company thanks to help from a business start-up project have launched their first app.
Chris Carter (Computer Science graduate), Jake Rogers (Games Design …

Graduate’s designs are a big hit…

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Karen Perry

A talented graduate is off to a flying start in her career after setting up her own fashion and interior design label with the help of the University of Wolverhampton.
School of Art & …

Students shine at Gazelle Local Launch…

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Mariane Cavalli Warwickshire College

Warwickshire College’s student entrepreneurs stole the show at a special Gazelle Local launch event at the Heritage Motor Centre on Monday evening.
Companies and entrepreneurs from across Coventry, Warwickshire and the surrounding …

Young Enterprise Students Kick Start Business Ideas…

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Young Enterprise (YE) students from St. Augustine’s Catholic High School are forging ahead with business thanks to the support they’ve received via Redditch multi-temperature distributor, Oakland International, who having released key …

WINNERS REVEALED AT STARTUPS AWARDS 2012…

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NatWest Startups Business of the Year, Dr Julie Barnes and Chris Hodkinson of Abcodia and Abe Tilling of NatWest

The winners of the Startups Awards 2012 were revealed on Friday (7 December) at the Kensington Roof Gardens, London.
The ceremony was attended by over 130 leading business figures including Dragons’ Den’s Duncan Bannatyne and former …

NEW ANALYSIS – £1.3 BILLION OF BUSINESS OVERDRAFT AND LOAN APPLICATIONS REJECTED…

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Gary Wilkinson and Paul ffolkes Davis, Cambridge & Counties Bank

£1.3 BILLION OF BUSINESS OVERDRAFT AND LOAN APPLICATIONS REJECTED IN Q1 2012
·         27,300 APPLICATIONS ESTIMATED TO HAVE BEEN REJECTED
Analysis of industry data by Cambridge & Counties bank, which launched in …

MTC PROJECT TO SAVE MIILIONS IN RECLAIMED PARTS…

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MTC engineers with the RECLAIM cell

New re-manufacturing process is a world first
A cutting edge project at the £40 million Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry has the potential to save UK industry millions of pounds by re-manufacturing high …

Business interruption – an invisible threat that causes very visible losses…

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Hurricane Sandy

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) Report
Key messages:

Natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy have demonstrated how vulnerable global, streamlined supply chains have become.
Insurance will cover most of the financial losses within the indemnity period …

Celebrating entrepreneurialism at Warwickshire College…

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Julie Taylor, Director for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Warwickshire College

There’s a packed schedule of enterprising activities for students and staff at Warwickshire College next week as the college takes part in a number of national and global initiatives.
Next week the …

New report reveals lack of online skills a factor in £63bn economic shortfall…

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Martha Lane Fox UK Digital Champion

UK’S £63 BILLION MISSED OPPORTUNITY
New report reveals lack of online skills a factor in economic shortfall
·      16 million people in the UK still don’t have basic online skills
·      Go ON UK sets online skills benchmark …

ORDERS AND OUTPUT FALL, BUT SMES EXPECT ACTIVITY TO STABILISE – CBI SURVEY…

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Both domestic and export orders among the UK’s small and medium-sized manufacturers fell in the three months to October. Production levels continued to contract modestly, while business sentiment deteriorated for the …

Successful Olympic Business Launches New Initiative for 2013…

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Rhian Evans and Geoff Vaughan campingninja

CampingNinja successfully delivered an initiative during the Olympics that turned sports grounds into Campsites, giving customers value for money on accommodation during games time and allowing clubs to make money to fund …

Stratford-upon-Avon College Offers Alternative to University…

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Strafford upon avon college

Stratford-upon-Avon College have announced a raft of new Higher Education courses for students enrolling in September 2013.
The College has a great reputation for running University Level courses in Performing Arts, Hospitality and Catering …

Comment on why Michael Heseltine’s report does not address the problems of small business…

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Michael Heseltine

Following the report from Michael Heseltine today, here is additional comment of the potential impact, or not, that his measures could have on small and medium sized businesses.
Geraint Jones, private client partner …

Researchers Give Halloween Help To Derek the Demon…

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Researchers from WMG at the University of Warwick have helped Walsall Museum by creating a 21st century clone of a centuries old Demon head just in time for Halloween.
Nicknamed Derek the Demon, the head …

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