Wow Zone CEO named vice chair at Ronald McDonald charity

Wow Zone chief executive and Asian Business Chamber of Commerce vice president Qasim Majid has been named as vice chairman of the board of governors at the Ronald McDonald House Charity. Qasim became a governor last year when he was...

2 Sisters Food Group sell Pizza Brands for £200m

Entrepreneur Ranjit Boparan of 2 Sisters Food Group, Birmingham has sold pizza brands Goodfella's and San Marco to the owner of Birds Eye for £200 million. 2 Sisters Food Group has offloaded the frozen pizza part of Green Isle Foods,...

Chamber urges Bank to hold nerve as inflation falls

Businesses leaders in Greater Birmingham urged the Bank of England to hold its nerve following the announcement that inflation fell to 3 per cent in December. Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) urged the Bank to hold off raising interest rates...

Carillion Placed into Liquidation

Wolverhampton based Carillion one of the UK’s largest construction companies was placed into liquidation on Monday 15 January after struggling with debts of £900 million and a pension deficit of £590 million. The company  has over hundreds of public sector...

Deadline looms….

The Signature Awards enters its fourth year and whilst it attracts nominees from all over the UK, the theme this year will be the continuing uncertainty for 2018 both politically and economically and in particular for the Midlands. The...

Learning on your own terms: introducing ‘Canny Bites’ and its Author Safaraz Ali in...

We are delighted to bring you an interview with Safaraz Ali, the author of Canny Bites: 52 Bites for business leaders and entrepreneurs Safaraz, please tell us about your recent book and its success: Its my first book and I’m delighted...

Birmingham to launch Commonwealth Chamber

An initiative to drive trade between Greater Birmingham and the Commonwealth has been given lift-off with the launch of the Greater Birmingham Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce (GBCCC). The Commonwealth Chamber becomes the tenth division of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of...

Aspire is a double winner at ABCC awards

A Handsworth-based organisation which targets homelessness was a double winner at the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce’s 30th anniversary dinner and awards. Aspire Supported Living CIC (community interest company) won the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Society’ award (sponsored by West Midland...

East & West Meet at the Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards

‘Partnership and Collaboration are key to a prosperous future’ was the cry from the Chair of the Midlands Engine. Sir John Peace was speaking at the inaugural Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards which took place at the Kingpower stadium on the...

12am-11am: Cyber Monday Sales Down Compared To Last Year

2017 Cyber Monday sales show a 3% drop on last year from 12am-11am Also, online sales jumped by 18% on Saturday and 6% on Sunday compared to last year after Black Friday UK, : New research released from PCA Predict’s Ecommerce...