Asian Business Chamber elects new president

The Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) have welcomed Qasim Majid as their new president for 2018-19. Qasim takes over from Saqib Bhatti, who served as ABCC president for four years. Originally from Manchester, Qasim has been an active member of...

ANNUAL ASIAN RICH LIST UNVEILED

ANNUAL ASIAN RICH LIST UNVEILED AT GALA EVENT SHOWCASING ENTERPRISING SPIRIT AND SUCCESS OF THE BRITISH ASIAN BUSINESS COMMUNITY   Asian entrepreneurship and business success were honoured on Friday 23rd March at the Asian Business Awards, the annual gathering of...

Preparations For New Bicester Style Outlet in Midlands

The preparations for the new Bicester-style designer shopping village in the Midlands has begun. The £160 million McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Village, formerly known as Mill Green is planning for a grand opening for 2020, when more than 80 stores will...

Chief Executive Ranjit Boparan Steps Down From 2 Sisters Group

The chief executive of 2 Sisters Food Group Ranjit Boparan is stepping down from his day-to-day role in running the company. Co-founded 25 years ago, the company employs hundreds of staff across the West Midlands, will move to a new...

Signature Awards 2018 Winners Announced

‘Our time has arrived’ was the cry from the West Midlands Metro Mayor Andy Street at the 4th Signature Awards which took place at the ICC on the 16th Feb. Over 550 attendees were reminded that the West Midlands...

Charity Chairman wins prestigious National Great British Entrepreneurship Award

Following on from winning two awards in the regional 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards at the end of last year, Founder andChairman of humanitarian charity Penny Appeal, Adeem Younis, has picked up the top national award for ‘Entrepreneur...

Expansion of Primark Store in Merry Hill Shopping Centre

The Primark store in Merry Hill mall, near Dudley , will expand into the empty BHS unit meaning the expansion will be 70 per cent bigger. Nick Round, regional director at Merry Hill owners intu, said: "The bigger store will...

Wow Zone CEO named vice chair at Ronald McDonald charity

Wow Zone chief executive and Asian Business Chamber of Commerce vice president Qasim Majid has been named as vice chairman of the board of governors at the Ronald McDonald House Charity. Qasim became a governor last year when he was...

2 Sisters Food Group sell Pizza Brands for £200m

Entrepreneur Ranjit Boparan of 2 Sisters Food Group, Birmingham has sold pizza brands Goodfella's and San Marco to the owner of Birds Eye for £200 million. 2 Sisters Food Group has offloaded the frozen pizza part of Green Isle Foods,...

Chamber urges Bank to hold nerve as inflation falls

Businesses leaders in Greater Birmingham urged the Bank of England to hold its nerve following the announcement that inflation fell to 3 per cent in December. Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) urged the Bank to hold off raising interest rates...