IAB Gets Name Change

Organisation Will Now Be Called Asian Business Chamber of Commerce  PICTURED: Paul Faulkner (GBCC chief executive), Anjum Khan (ABCC director) and Russell Jeans (GBCC business services director) with the new ABCC logo.   The Institute of Asian Businesses (IAB), founded in...

£2bn Birmingham-Chinese Housing Agreement

City council leader John Clancy has agreed a deal with Country Garden, a Chinese housing developer, to invest and build in Birmingham in a move that could be worth £2bn to Birmingham’s economy. Country Garden, based in Guangdong, is to...

Recognition for the crème de la crème of the curry industry

On Monday evening, the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, welcomed a gathering of over 350 attendees from across England in a celebration to reward the best in the curry industry. The winners of the 6th annual English Curry Awards were announced...

West Midlands Bucks the Trend as Jobless Rate Falls

Birmingham business leaders have called the latest drop further evidence of the region’s strengthening economy. Paul Faulkner, chief executive of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, said the reduction in the unemployment rate in the West Midlands contrasted with nearly...

Social Media Marketing Conference 2016

Social media marketing is at the top of the list in daily activities for businesses. Whatever the industry, size of business, there is no doubt about it , companies are increasingly harnessing the power of social media to target...

Diversity and Inclusion is key for a business’s future success…

‘In uncertain times, a business that has a diverse workforce is one that will have a greater probability to succeed in the future’. This was the cry from the keynote speaker Piers Linney and host Ninder Johal at the Signature...

Rolls-Royce £2bn Write Down

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, Rolls-Royce is estimated to post a £2bn write-down due to the weakening sterling. The shocking loss is believed to be caused by Brexit. The Darby based FTSE 100 Company, known for its car...

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 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,...

£5.6 Billion Worth of Deals Signed in China

Deal Set to be Create 1,500 JobsTrade and investment deals totaling over £5.6 billion and creating over 1,500 UK jobs have been signed between UK and Chinese firms during the largest ever trade mission led by a Prime Minister...