BALANCE FOR BETTER – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

10 Inspirational British Asian Women March 8th marks the annual International Women’s Day. The internationally recognised campaign celebrates and acknowledges the achievement of women. This year's theme is #BalanceForBetter, the campaign theme provides a unified direction to guide and galvanize...

Help find North Birmingham’s next creative talents and cultural hotspots!

Answer this short survey and support a youth-driven programme benefiting local residents in the run-up to the Commonwealth Games and beyond. @punchrecords https://www.wearepunch.co.uk/home/other-projects/roaming/ …

Chinese New Year 2019

Chinese New Year is all to do with Chinese Zodiac sign and originally had something to do with the worship of animals. This zodiac system has existed in Chinese culture since the Qin dynasty, more than 2,000 years ago. Over...

I was labelled a ‘bechara’ but it gave me the kick I needed

Ranjit has been living with his visual impairment for the last 20 years, but when he developed his condition he was only 35. How did this British born Asian adapt to life his new life and tackle the stigma...

Survey suggests – British Asians are more socially conservative than rest of UK

A ComRes survey for the Asian Network suggests British Asians are more socially conservative - and more optimistic - than the broader UK population. The survey found that less than half of respondents - 43% - thought same-sex relationships...

All Aboard the Taj Express

By Diane Parkes Audiences will be dancing out of Birmingham Hippodrome after they’ve watched the Bollywood musical Taj Express - promises its director and producer Shruti Merchant. The musical, which features the songs of A R Rahman, composer of the Oscar-winning...

NEWHAM UNDER THE STARS 2018 SET TO SHINE

Some of the finest South Asian music talent will perform at Central Park, East Ham in London on August 17 as part of the annual Newham Under The Stars event. One of the summer’s biggest free music events will...

ONE DAY IN HARAM

International Humanitarian charity, Penny Appeal, are announcing a film tour, starting with the London showing of One Day in the Haram on September 7th. A documentary by critically acclaimed British Muslim filmmaker, writer, producer and director, Abrar Hussain, the...

Tea room and patisserie to be opened in Grand Central by a Great British...

A Great British Bake Off contestant is introducing a new tearoom and patisserie in Grand Central shopping centre, Birmingham City Centre, the shop will open at noon on Monday, August 6. Cocoa by Ali has been founded by Ali Imdad, who starred in...

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...