Liverpool FC legend Ian Rush supports BYSA fundraiser, raising an incredible £15,000

Liverpool FC legend Ian Rush was guest of honour at last week’s Birmingham Youth Sports Academy annual awards dinner.  The BYSA, a community group championing grass roots football for children, held their ceremony at The Prestige Suite in Birmingham...

Roses set for Revamp!

“Holding the chocolate in your mouth and letting it melt slightly before you bite will allow for maximum flavour and the moment of enjoyment will last even longer." Cadbury’s Chocolate has been a long-selling staple in Birmingham’s confectionary history....

West Midlands Bucks the Trend as Jobless Rate Falls

Birmingham business leaders have called the latest drop further evidence of the region’s strengthening economy. Paul Faulkner, chief executive of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, said the reduction in the unemployment rate in the West Midlands contrasted with nearly...

WHERE WE ARE NOW IS JUST THE BEGINNING!

About Camran Khan Camran Khan is the Director of Technology at brightLET, an innovative community platform that connects landlords with would-be tenants. Featured among the top CTOs in 2015, the full-time business professional and part-time landlord is all about thinking beyond...

Steel Industry In Crisis

The shock announcement by Indian company Tata to relinquish its UK assets has left the country’s steel industry reeling. Intending to sell the giant Tata steel works in Port Talbot, South Wales, as part of the move, the Indian conglomerate...

Sparkhill Smashes National Trend

The independent shopping capital of Britain has been announced and it is none other than Birmingham’s very own Sparkhill. Containing more shops independently owned than anywhere else in the country, the area has beaten the national trend with almost 95%...

We Won’t Be Second Best, Says Region

Birmingham business leaders have accused the Chancellor of shunning the West Midlands in his Budget – and warned the region would not be relegated to ‘second best.’ Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce went on the attack after George Osborne made...

Apprenticeship Levy Workshop

Walsall College invited employers to a free workshop on Friday 11th March to get them up to speed with all the facts surrounding the Apprenticeship Levy. Dozens of businesses attended the breakfast event at the college’s £11m business and sports...

Top Hotels Celebrate New Partnership with ABCC

Picture: l-r: Damian Goom, Saqib Bhatti, Tony Elvin and Anjum Khan Two of Birmingham’s premier hotels – Malmaison and Hotel du Vin – have joined the ranks of leading corporate organisations to support the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC)...

Death of Chamber International Director Jonathan Webber

Jonathan Webber, director of international trade at Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC), has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 58. Jonathan, who joined the Chamber in April, 1999, was awarded the MBE for services to international...