Nasir Awan

Nasir Awan, chief executive of Awan Marketing International plc, who is also the chairman of the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce, was bestowed with the Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) title for Services...

Uber-Style Breakdown App Launched

A Nottingham entrepreneur has launched a mobile app which helps motorists find and track breakdown assistance without paying for a membership. The app ResQ allows users to select a number of roadside services including recovery, wrong fuel assistance, fuel delivery...

5 STEPS TO PERSONAL BRANDING FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Naeem Arif is a highly experienced customer-orientated leader, with over 15 years experience as director of multiple successful Private Limited Companies in the Retail and Management Consulting world. He the founder of NA Consulting, a retail and management consultancy,...

How your recruitment strategy might be destroying your competitive advantage

I have heard from many of my friends how difficult they are finding it to engage with companies with job vacancies. Many organisations (particularly in the public sector) don't even acknowledge applications and fail to provide feedback. Obviously, I support...

The Muslim Pound

Muslims in the UK spend approximately £20.5 billion a year on products, halal products in particular which are permitted under Islamic law. The BBC will be airing an insightful documentary ‘The Muslim Pound’ (working title) exploring the growing number of...

Meet Paul Cadman Our Business Columnist

Paul considers himself a ‘son of Birmingham’, spending his early years in the inner city areas of Bordesley Green and taking on his first job as working in the Birmingham markets. Paul’s early school days were made more challenging due...

Leicester Curry Awards 2019 – THE WINNERS

After months of voting, planning and judging, the winners of third annual Leicester Curry Awards 2019 were announced at a glittering ceremony on Monday 8th April at Athena. Hosted by ITV Central News Presenter, Sameena Ali-Khan, the ceremony was attended by more than 400 guests...

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...

The 7 Trends taking over the High Street – by Naeem Arif

Naeem Arif is a highly experienced customer-orientated leader, with over 15 years experience as director of multiple successful Private Limited Companies in the Retail and Management Consulting world. He the founder of NA Consulting, a retail and management consultancy,...

The problem with business support

Paul considers himself a ‘son of Birmingham’, spending his early years in the inner city areas of Bordesley Green and taking on his first job as working in the Birmingham markets. Paul now sits on 5 charitable boards, owns shares,...