Todays date: 24/04/2014
  • Birmingham is booming for entrepreneurs

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    Birmingham recorded a 17% growth in the number of people setting up small businesses since January as part of a UK boom in new entrepreneurs, a new study reveals. The UK figures showed a 23 % rise.
  • Region’s firms target more growth in China

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    With the value of West Midlands exports last year totalling £26.9bn – a rise of £4.2bn on 2012 – international trade advisers from Barclays are now forging new links with UKTI to help regional companies boost overseas sales.
  • Virgin Media chases apprentices prize

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    Virgin Media from Birmingham has been announced as one of the eight finalists of the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2014 having impressed the judges in the regional heats.
  • Seven Midlands firms are fastest-growing stars

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    Published this weekend, the 15th annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s private companies with the fastest-growing profits‡ over the last three years.
  • Cybercrime experts converge on university conference

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    Some of the UK’s leading figures in cybercrime prevention are set to come together next month for an information security event hosted by Coventry University in conjunction with the Warwickshire and West Mercia police forces.
  • Hotel boost for local supplier

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    An artisan food producer from Blaydon has won its first supply contract with a North East four star hotel.
  • Tell government to rethink business rates

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    A North East accountancy firm is urging businesses to sign a Downing Street e-petition which is demanding a total re-think on business rates.
  • Digital City celebrates 10 years of growth

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    As it celebrates its 10th Anniversary DigitalCity has revealed the digital economy is now worth £174m annually to the Tees Valley - and £62m to Middlesbrough alone.
  • Naylors appoint new facilities manager

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    Naylors Chartered Surveyors have appointed a new facilities manager, Nathan O’Prey, to assist in reviewing and managing their client’s building systems.
  • Bazeley makes partner

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors has announced the appointment of Kenton Bazeley as a new partner.
  • Businesses gear up for cycling boost

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    Sheffield is set to host an international business festival as part of celebrations being planned around the Grand Depart.

  • Print firm eyes growth following relocation

    Friday 11 April 2014 7:00

    Print firm KRL Group is targeting new domestic markets after a successful relocation to larger premises in Hull.

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