Direct flights from Birmingham to India launched

Air india plans to operate two direct flights to Amritsar per week from Birmingham Airport. Air India, already currently operates the popular daily flight service to Delhi. The new route to the home of the Golden Temple will be offered...

Budget ‘wishlist’ calls for major issues to be addressed

Business leaders in Greater Birmingham are urging Chancellor Phillip Hammond to address three key issues in this week’s Budget: the economy, Brexit and investment. Strengthening the foundations of the domestic economy, securing the best possible Brexit deal and encouraging firms...

Partnership aims to drive start-up success

Innovation Birmingham Campus has struck up a new partnership with not-for-profit innovation and research centre RE-Rise UK and its virtual incubator and accelerator service. Phase one of the alliance between the two companies is set to run until September 2018,...

Charity Chairman is double winner in prestigious Great British Entrepreneurship Awards

Founder and Chairman of award-winning Humanitarian Charity Penny Appeal, Adeem Younis, has walked away with two prestigious NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards: ‘Entrepreneur for Good’ and ‘Entrepreneur of the Year – North’ at a ceremony in Manchester last night. Beating...

BRUM CELEBRATES THE BEST IN BUSINESS

400 business leaders packed into Edgbaston Stadium on 9th November to celebrate the inaugural City of Birmingham Business Awards, hosted by Downtown Birmingham, and sponsored by the Partnership Lifestyle Club. The gala awards dinner, presented by Ed James, rewarded some...

Interest Rate Fears Diminish As Inflation Holds Steady

The prospect of a further interest rate rise diminished with the news that inflation held steady in October. The Consumer Prices Index measure of inflation was unchanged at 3 per cent – wrong-footing city economists who predicted a 0.1 per...

Top Midlands Businessman secures two Awards

Top Midlands Businessman Paul Cadman secured two Awards at the Downtown in Birmingham awards ceremony last night held at Edgbaston Cricket Club. Paul was honoured to receive the 'Man of the Year Award' and one of his businesses Ex-Forces Recruitment received...

ARE YOUR READY FOR GDPR?

GDPR otherwise known as The EU General Data Protection Regulation will come into force next year on the 25 May 2018. It will be the de-facto policy for data privacy for all UK and EU businesses. It will replace...

Trio of Pop-Ups opening at Birmingham’s LinkStreet

There will be three new retail outlets opening up soon at LinkStreet, which connects Grand Central and the Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham. Property management company Hammersons has signed up Jeweller Summer & Silver to take a init in Link...

Mobile Phone Companies Overcharging Customers After Contracts End

Research suggests Vodafone, EE and Three are continuing to charge customers for the mobile phones they buy as part of a contract, even after the cost of the handset has been paid off. Customers who do not take out a...