Nominations for ABCC Executive Committee are open

The Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) is inviting members to put themselves forward for election to the organisation’s executive committee. Those standing for this prestigious office must belong to a business which is a member of the ABCC. Nominations open...

Revamp Of Alexander Stadium Approved

The redevelopment of Alexander Stadium has been approved by the Birmingham City Council's Planning Committee. Initially, the stadium, at Walsall Road, Perry Barr, is set to be the focal point of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, hosting the Opening and...

AKAAL LTD CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF THEIR NEW WEST MIDLANDS SHOW ROOM

The firm hosted a VIP evening with the Lord Mayor, Councillor Julie Webb to showcase their range of superior craftsmanship and materials to create stunning beautiful kitchens, beds rooms, bath rooms, door sets and staircase to name a few. Established...

BBC’s Anita honoured at ABCC Awards

Anita Bhalla, who has enjoyed a 26-year career with the BBC and is now devoting herself to working to improve the West Midlands, was honoured with the President’s Award at the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) dinner at...

NHS Drug Scandal

Bhiku and Vijay Patel, who began with a solitary Essex pharmacy and are now worth £675million, have supposedly misused a NHS pricing loophole, amongst other businesses. Four companies, including two with past and present links to the siblings, have allegedly...

UK Car Sales Drop 9.3% in July Says Motor Trade Body

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has reported that new car registrations fell 9.3% in July compared to a year earlier. About 162,000 cars were sold during the month and the trade body says the market’s falling numbers,...

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...

Tax Free Expenses for Employees

By Raza SamarWhen an employee travels for business purposes, their employer can pay them tax and NI-free travel allowances at HMRC’s pre-set flat rates. These were introduced in 2008 to help reduce the red-tape and administrative work involved in...