: ' West Midlands'

New advertising competition launches to help grow SMEs across West Midlands

AAccelerate for Growth needs you! The Advertising Association, the UK industry body for advertising, has launched a new competition – AAccelerate for Growth – where ten SMEs in the West Midlands can gain access to a [...]

West Midlands training firm impresses Ofsted inspectors

A national training provider based in the West Midlands has impressed education watchdogs in their first ever Ofsted inspection. GLP Training, which employs a team of 48 training and development experts, has been highly praised by [...]

SMEs IN THE WEST MIDLANDS LOSE OUT ON £2.96bn A YEAR DUE TO PRODUCTIVITY GAP

SMEs in the West Midlands could add £2.96bn to the local economy by introducing a series of productivity improving measures Despite this potential gain, productivity falls to the bottom of key business priorities amid political and [...]

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 [...]

Senior appointment at Nottingham’s Fostering People

Leading independent fostering agency, Fostering People has appointed Oliver Kirkland as registered manager in waiting as it continues to grow its national network of foster carers. As a qualified social worker, and bringing with him 20 [...]

Senior promotions for West Midlands private capital team

Two members of the West Midlands private capital team at law firm, Shakespeare Martineau, have been promoted to legal director. In the firm’s Birmingham office, Verity Kirby has been promoted to legal director. Verity advises clients [...]