Commission warns gambling firms that the pace of change to protect consumers has been...

The gambling regulator has challenged the biggest gambling firms in Britain to raise - and speed up - their game in keeping customers safe from gambling-related harm and creating a market that the public can trust. The Gambling Commission has warned that...

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...

Masterji Book Launch

A photographic book highlighting the work of one of Coventry’s most celebrated photographers is set to be launched. Maganbhai Patel, better known as Masterji, launches his first book which will see a collection of 66 of his images taken during...

Asian Catering Federation welcomes ‘takeaway tax’

Yawar Khan, the Chairman of the Asian Catering Federation (ACF), which represent the interests of 35,000 restaurants and takeaways in the UK, has given a guarded welcome to Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s proposal to introduce a levy on single use...

Vulnerable adults urged to share their care experiences

WOLVERHAMPTON’S Health watchdog is urging adults classed as ‘vulnerable’ and their carers to speak out as part of an important new citywide project. The problem of vulnerable adults whose needs and voices can sometimes go unheard has been highlighted as...

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,...

The Jumprov Christmas Special!

Jumprov are back once again this December with a Christmas themed 90 minute comedy sketch show completely made up on the spot and 100% improvised. Jumprov is the UK's first ethnically diverse improvisational theatre company founded by Sunny Dhap starring...

Midlands Asian Wedding Awards 2017 – Winners

Last Saturday saw the second Annual Midlands Asian Wedding Awards, and the evening went off with a bang! Organised by Monsoon Venue Group and sponsored by East End Foods and Barclays the evening started with a wonderful glitz filled...

#FreeJaggiNow

Jas Sansi – The Thinking Man’s Mouthpiece Photographer and LoveBrum trustee, Jas Sansi brings a dose of all things Birmingham. With an unprecedented love of the city and its unique diverseness, he brings his 6-foot passion to The Asian Today. In...

NEW NHS Diabetes prevention programme

EMBARGOED TO 00.01 14 NOVEMBER 2017 – WORLD DIABETES DAY Mrs Baldev Ahluwalia, who lives in Sandwell, is just one of 7,485* people at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in the West Midlands. But thanks to the NHS diabetes prevention...

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...