Todays date: 16/04/2014
  • Wonga advert banned

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    Payday loans firm Wonga has had one of its TV adverts banned after the advertising watchdog said it confused viewers about interest rates.
  • Young entrepreneurs programme expands

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    A new post has been created by Innovation Birmingham’s Entrepreneurs for the Future to help cope with a growing number of young start-up companies.
  • £235,000 investment boosts world class training academy

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    A leading training provider is reinforcing its commitment to delivering the best possible apprentice and vocational skills in the West Midlands by making a major investment in its Aldridge-based academy.

  • Grant Thornton boosts staff and sales growth

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    Business and finance adviser Grant Thornton in Birmingham continues on its growth course with the recruitment of six people to its audit team in the last six months with several more to follow in the weeks ahead.
  • Experts probe ASEAN markets

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    A team of market specialists will be at The ICC, Birmingham today highlighting the growth opportunities for UK businesses in South East Asia.
  • Clement Keys hosts ladies networking lunch

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    In aid of The Children’s Air Ambulance, Midlands accountancy firm Clement Keys is inviting the region’s businesswomen to a Ladies Networking Lunch.
  • Region gets cut from £300m growth fund

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    Eight firms and organisations in the West Midlands and three in the East Midlands will benefit from the £300m Round 5 of the government’s Region Growth Fund (RGF) announced today.
  • Chirton changes hands

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    Agriculture, food and engineering group Carrs Milling has acquired North Shields-based Chirton Engineering in a deal worth up to £5.3m.
  • New retail hub for Durham to create 300 jobs

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    An entrepreneur behind a corporate clothing maker has unveiled plans to create a £10m trade and retail hub near Durham, creating 300 jobs.
  • House sales recovering but supply short

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    House sales are rising in the North East with the rest of the country, according to a new survey.
  • All Saints buildings sold

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    One building at All Saints Industrial Estate, Shildon, has been sold and another placed under offer.
  • Let’s Grow gets £30m green light

    Thursday 10 April 2014 7:00

    North East businesses have secured another £30m of government money to expand and create jobs as part of the highly successful Lets Grow initiative.

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