: ' Brexit'

BOOST FOR WEST MIDLANDS AS EXPORTS UP BY 7.6%

West Midlands goods exports rose by 7.6% to £33.7bn, for the year ended March 2018, according to the latest HMRC figures (published 7th June), outstripping the national average of 6.5% growth in exports of goods across [...]

SMALLER’ COMPANIES MUST PREPARE NOW FOR NEW IRISH CUSTOMS BORDER

Coca-Cola estimates Brexit will cost the company as much as EUR 30 million, with its manufacturing plant in the Republic of Ireland, bottling facility in Northern Ireland, and suppliers of packaging and other goods located throughout [...]

Brexit action stalls in West Midlands

65 percent are not planning on analysing immigration scenarios and the potential impact on the workforce 74 percent recognise that immigration is needed to fill the skills gap 40 percent have no plans to communicate with [...]

Midlands Aerospace Alliance gears up for biggest industry event of the year

How UK manufacturing is coping with current economic uncertainties and the best ways aerospace suppliers can prepare for Brexit will be top of the agenda at this year’s MAA Conference. Run by the Midlands Aerospace Alliance [...]

Birmingham Cadets get chance to quiz former US military leader

Invited guests and Student Cadets from across the West Midlands got the chance to pitch questions to one of the United States’ most famous military commanders in recent years at the University of Birmingham. General David [...]

UCB’s first hospitality students tuck into feast of memories to kick-start golden anniversary

A group of University College Birmingham’s very first hospitality students were invited back for a feast of memories to kick-start celebrations for its golden anniversary year. The alumni, who were just 16 when they started UCB [...]