Inter Faith Enterprise Catalyst

Programme Aimed at Young People in Regions Community Near Neighbours has announced that the Catalyst Interfaith Leadership Training will be running in Smethwick. The course is for people of faith aged 18-30 who live, work or worship in...

EY Awards 2015

Finalists for Midlands Category Revealed Businesses from Birmingham, Nottingham, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire are represented in the 33-strong list of finalists for EY’s Midlands Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015.   Representing a range of geographies and sectors, these 33 companies...

Shell Buys Electric Car Charging Company

Oil and gas giant Shell has bought NewMotion, the owner of one of Europe's largest electric car charging networks. Shell will buy the Dutch firm to complement its plans for fast-charging points on service station forecourts, a step marking a...

Honeymoon Dreams Wins Prestigious British Travel Award

Honeymoon Dreams has been announced as the winner of Best Weddings and Honeymoons Holiday Company, Gold in the prestigious 2016 British Travel Awards. The announcement was made on 23 November at a glamorous Gala Awards ceremony, held in London...

Pay rises forecast to stay weak, survey predicts

According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), pay will rise just 1% over the next year, meaning further pressure on incomes. The CIPD say that despite falling unemployment numbers, an increasing supply of labour is the reason...

Welcome to the Bamboo Zone!

Wow Zone, a Digital Marketing Agency and SEO company based in Birmingham has launched a new initiative designed to help SMEs and start-ups maximise their digital efficacy. The Bamboo Zone is a public Facebook group that any small to medium...

Learning on your own terms: introducing ‘Canny Bites’ and its Author Safaraz Ali in...

We are delighted to bring you an interview with Safaraz Ali, the author of Canny Bites: 52 Bites for business leaders and entrepreneurs Safaraz, please tell us about your recent book and its success: Its my first book and I’m delighted...

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...

Tap Into The Halal Tourism Boom, Muslim Businesses Urged

Tourism experts say the rise of Muslim travellers could be worth millions for UK Businesses who supply products and services to Muslims are being urged to tap into the global boom in halal tourism.   Tourism experts say the rise of...

The Economic Benefit of International Students in Birmingham

According to a report published by the Birmingham Commonwealth Association (BCA), and supported by Birmingham City Council’s International Affairs Team, using the most recent reliable figures it has been conservatively calculated that international students (non-EU) bring in over £400 million per academic year. Of...