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The Asian Today Becomes IAB Partner One of the most prestigious business community’s in the UK is celebrating after accepting their latest Premier Plus Partner. By signing up The Asian Today, the Institute of Asian Businesses (IAB), which prides itself...

UK Car Sales Drop 9.3% in July Says Motor Trade Body

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has reported that new car registrations fell 9.3% in July compared to a year earlier. About 162,000 cars were sold during the month and the trade body says the market’s falling numbers,...

Rolls-Royce £2bn Write Down

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, Rolls-Royce is estimated to post a £2bn write-down due to the weakening sterling. The shocking loss is believed to be caused by Brexit. The Darby based FTSE 100 Company, known for its car...

AKAAL LTD CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF THEIR NEW WEST MIDLANDS SHOW ROOM

The firm hosted a VIP evening with the Lord Mayor, Councillor Julie Webb to showcase their range of superior craftsmanship and materials to create stunning beautiful kitchens, beds rooms, bath rooms, door sets and staircase to name a few. Established...

Pop-Up Birmingham to Open at Bullring

In Support of Midlands Entrepreneurs A pop-up shop in Birmingham’s Bullring is set to give more than 80 Midlands startups an affordable route to the high street through a pioneering new initiative.   PopUp Birmingham opens next month in the iconic centre on the...

A ‘Mixed Bag’

Chamber raises concerns over Chancellor George Osborne’s autumn statement Business leaders in the West Midlands today said that the Chancellor’s autumn statement was a “mixed bag” that will raise concerns in some areas. Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce  (GBCC) said it...

Asian Business Chamber of Commerce Awards Shortlist Announced

As premier promoters for the annual Asian Business Chamber of Commerce taking place next month in Birmingham, we are excited to announce that the shortlist for the winners has finally been revealed. MP Sajid David will be appearing as guest...

IAB Launches Business Awards

Nominations Close on September 29, 2014 The Institute of Asian Businesses has launched its annual awards which will culminate in the announcement of the winners at the annual dinner on Saturday 29 November. President of the IAB, Saqib Bhatti said: “We would...

11% Rise in Asian Investment in the UK

Asian investors are sweeping up the UK property scene in higher numbers than ever before. It appears Brexit is not putting a damper on things, at least for wealthy Asians looking to invest. Research from JLL, a property investment firm,...

Five Businesses Close in Two Years in Grand Central

In the two years since Grand Central opened, five businesses have already shut up shop for good, putting a firm dent in the idea of Birmingham’s new cosmopolitan train/shopping centre. Numerous independent retailors based in Grand Central revealed that they...