Monday, June 26, 2017

1,000 Jobs Lost

After weeks of uncertainty due to administrators striving to find a buyer for the troubled high street retailer, the shops will close down by the end of June, including the Birmingham City Centre shop in Temple Row as well...

Shopping expedition breaks Eid fast

To Take Place on 24 July Retail Birmingham is running a special initiative for those breaking the Eid fast.  Birmingham shoppers are invited to take advantage of a special late night shopping evening on 24 July, in the run up...

A World-Class Stadium

Major Cricketing Schedule Heads to EdgbastonEdgbaston Stadium has been awarded some of the biggest fixtures in world cricket with a further 28 days of Major Matches allocated by the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) between 2017 and 2019. Highlights...

Shock as Brexit Hits Apple Hard and Mac Prices Increase Rise by up to...

Using the fever around the new Macbook Pros gave Apple the perfect opportunity to quietly rise the prices on its entire computer line. The new laptops that were unveiled on October 27th are already significantly more expensive, but prices...

Get Your Free Ticket to the Business Growth Show!

March 30th will see The Business Growth Show’s National Growth Exhibition & Conference kicking off at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham. Over a thousand attendees have registered for the event and there are up to a hundred exhibitors scheduled for the...

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...

Hidden Financial Assistance

Firms throughout the Midlands increasingly need support to ‘navigate the changing field’ of grants and funding, say business leaders. Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce chief executive Paul Faulkner says the complex array of funding packages available – including peer to...

Productivity Crisis

According to a Texas-based business, younger employees are spending less than half their time at work productively, choosing instead to post updates on social media. One defendant said in a survey that was published by the Federal Reserve Bank of...

£45 Million Injection for Midlands Automotive Sector to Create 3,000 Skilled Jobs

Government to invest £35 million to help thriving £70 billion automotive sector Highly-skilled automotive and advanced manufacturing jobs will be created Investment will also improve industrial transport links on the A45, including a new bridge to connect Whitley South to the...

BBC’s Anita honoured at ABCC Awards

Anita Bhalla, who has enjoyed a 26-year career with the BBC and is now devoting herself to working to improve the West Midlands, was honoured with the President’s Award at the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) dinner at...