Todays date: 17/04/2014
  • Students gain manufacturing insight

    Wednesday 9 April 2014 6:00

    Students from University Technical College (UTC) Sheffield are gaining an inside view of the advanced engineering sector after being recruited to a training scheme run by industry heavyweight Tata Steel.
  • Arkoni lands £500,000 contract

    Wednesday 9 April 2014 5:00

    Brighouse-based metalworking firm Arkoni has won its biggest contract to date with an order worth around £500,000 to supply products to the new Derby Sports Arena.
  • Business park market remains buoyant

    Wednesday 9 April 2014 5:00

    The take-up of business park space in Yorkshire is outstripping other parts of the UK, new figures show, with availability falling by 8% in H2 2013.
  • Complaints against energy companies soar

    Tuesday 8 April 2014 7:00

    The number of complaints levelled at energy companies rocketed in the first three months of the year as the industry remained a hot topic in Westminster.
  • Asda to create up to 12,000 jobs

    Tuesday 8 April 2014 7:00

    Supermarket giant Asda is to create up to 12,000 jobs in its stores over the next five years.
  • Top fishing tackle firm expected to fetch over £25m

    Tuesday 8 April 2014 7:00

    A leading fishing tackle business, Telford-based Preston Innovations, is up for sale as it seeks a major investor to underpin its next stage of development. It is expected to fetch more than £25m.
  • Concentric names new North America director

    Tuesday 8 April 2014 7:00

    Matt Christensen (39) has been appointed director of North America sales and marketing at Concentric Rockford Inc. (formerly Haldex Hydraulics),.
  • Lawyer urges pre-nups to cut uncertainty

    Tuesday 8 April 2014 7:00

    A Solihull lawyer has urged couples to consider making pre-nuptial agreements before the big day.
  • Council agrees three-year tax collection deal

    Tuesday 8 April 2014 7:00

    Shropshire Council has agreed a minimum three-year contract extension with allpay Ltd, giving its residents choice and flexibility when making council tax payments, to ensure the continuous high-quality delivery of multiple payment collection services.
  • Region’s SMEs generate £500k exports

    Tuesday 8 April 2014 7:00

    The West Midlands Business Export Project (WMBE) announced to mark the beginning of UKTI’s Export Week that it has helped 250 SMEs across the region to achieve nearly £500,000 worth of new sales and safeguarding up to 150 jobs.
  • Clinkards sets foot in Shrewsbury

    Tuesday 8 April 2014 7:00

    Shoe retailer Charles Clinkard is expanding with the opening of a branch in Shrewsbury - the company’s 33rd store.
  • Small businesses to learn to Trade for Good

    Tuesday 8 April 2014 7:00

    Small businesses will be given the opportunity to learn how to showcase the good work they do in their communities at a forthcoming event.

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