Todays date: 20/04/2014
  • Unemployment figure continues to fall

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    The number of unemployed people in the UK fell by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February.
  • Tesco profits slump

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    Supermarket giant Tesco has reported a 6% drop in its annual profit to £3.3bn as it continues to lose ground on its competitors.
  • Birmingham must ‘grip the potential’ - Pile

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    Birmingham was urged last night to “grip the potential before us” and work towards being labelled by future generations as the “New Victorians”.
  • Winners all – the Chamber’s magnificent seven

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    Thirty-five businesses from hundreds of entries were shortlisted for the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) awards, producing seven winners and three commendations.
  • Donation helps bring Black Country history to life

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    A leading employment and training specialist again supporting the Black Country Living Museum’s Learning programme with a £500 donation.
  • Widespread backing for a Lichfield BID

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    Lichfield Town Team, Lichfield District Council and Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce have entered into a formal agreement that will launch a Business Improvement District (BID) for Lichfield City centre.
  • Accountants welcome back their ex-trainee

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    Birmingham-based chartered accountants JW Hinks have welcomed back a former trainee as an accounts senior in their growing business services department.
  • Train plans on track

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    Plans to build 500 train carriages at an £82m County Durham site have got the green light after funding was secured for the £2.7bn contract.
  • Grainger buys prime West End sites

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    Property company Grainger, the UK's largest listed residential property owner and manager, has acquired £160m worth of real estate in some of London’s most exclusive areas.
  • Southdale piles up work for 2014

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    Construction and development specialist Southdale has secured more than £28m of work throughout the North East and hopes to create up to 30 apprenticeships.
  • Port investments pay off

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    Port of Sunderland has seen an increase in tonnage over the year, recording an average of a ship per day sailing through its piers.
  • Expanding retirement village wins awards

    Thursday 17 April 2014 7:00

    A retirement village is creating jobs as part of a £9m expansion scheme and has won two awards.

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