Get On The Creative Wave!

When you meet me you're sure to be disappointed. I just don't look very creative! Somehow this doesn't seem fair. I'm CEO of Punch, a progressive and thriving music development agency that sits right at the heart of Birmingham's...

Roll On Big John’s Birmingham Mela 2016

The event was attended by dignitaries from across the region big and small with special guest appearances from comedian Mani Liaqat and Elvis impersonator Muj Presley (known locally as Asian Elvis). Many of the cities councillors attended the event to...

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...

My Big Fat Indian Non Wedding

Last week, BBC news reported that the charity Shelter predicted that by the year 2020, first-time buyers in London will need an average salary of £106,000! But it’s not just property prices that are rapidly on the increase; last...

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...

Finalists for Signature Awards Announced

The finalists for the Signature Awards have been announced. The categories include excellence in finance ( Paresh Bodhani and Chan Nandhray ), Excellence in Law ( Dee Kundi, Kavita Bachada, Anurag Singh), Excellence in Banking ( Chan Nandhray, Mandeep...

The Woman that is You

What does International Women's Day mean to you? On a chilly Sunday morning, my alarm goes off much earlier than it should do. The self-inflicted hangover post the wedding of the year, that of my best friend, has decided to...

Finding a First Role in Which You can be Yourself

How many people do you know who complain about their jobs? Quite a few I imagine: I know I do. When comes to unpicking what actually makes people feel dissatisfied there are many reasons, from low pay to a...

Bollywood’s Biggest Makeovers and Transformations

The hugely anticipated trailer for Kapoor and Sons-Since 1921 was released recently promising a rollercoaster ride of emotions, tension and some wholesome lovable moments in the film. In the trailer, Rahul Kapoor (Fawad Khan) and Arjun Kapoor (Sidharth Malhotra) return...

Charity Runners Raise Over £43k for Refugees by taking on Coventry’s Half Marathon

Penny Appeal team, including The Apprentice stars, hit the streets to support people fleeing conflict. A team of 75 runners from international humanitarian charity Penny Appeal hit the streets of Coventry this weekend, pounding the pavements for over 13 miles...