Sunday, April 30, 2017

BCC – GDP shows recovery is bedding in

UK economy grew by 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2013 Business leaders in Birmingham welcomed today’s GDP figures, which showed that the UK economy grew by 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2013, bringing the annual growth rate to...

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

GOVERNMENT BOOST TO COMMUNITY ENERGY Local communities will be able to take control of their energy bills and help transform the energy system thanks to proposals unveiled today in Britain’s first Community Energy Strategy. Over 50 per cent of people surveyed...

£75m investment a ‘seminal moment’ for Bournville

GBCC Welcomes Investment Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) today welcomed the announcement that Mondelez is looking to invest £75 million in securing the long-term future of Bournville as the global centre of chocolate in the Mondelez group.   The...

Positive News for Economy

However BCC Issues Caution West Midlands business leaders welcomed today’s announcement by the Office for National Statistics that the unemployment rate for the West Midlands has fallen to 8.1 per cent in the quarter from September to November, down...

npower announces proposal to close one of three Oldbury offices

Business restructure forces npower to shut down one of its Oldbury offices npower has announced a proposed restructure of its customer service activities, focussed on delivering a more efficient, improved customer experience. Under these proposals, customers calling npower would continue to...

£5.6 Billion Worth of Deals Signed in China

Deal Set to be Create 1,500 JobsTrade and investment deals totaling over £5.6 billion and creating over 1,500 UK jobs have been signed between UK and Chinese firms during the largest ever trade mission led by a Prime Minister...