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West Midlands Achieves Record Year For New Businesses

Figures just published show that more new businesses were established in the West Midlands during 2018 than in any previous year – despite the challenges of political and economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit.


Coventry-based business BioCote invests £600k in larger, improved facilities and creates new jobs

Coventry-based antimicrobial additives business BioCote has invested over £600,000 in larger headquarters and a new laboratory and has increased staff numbers. The move will enable the company to meet rising demand for its antimicrobial solutions,


Brentwood Pursues Ambitious Growth with New Midlands Office

Consulting engineers practice Brentwood has secured a presence in the Midlands with new offices in Birmingham City Centre. It has acquired flexible workspace with capacity for growth at Alpha Works, the creative workspace in the newly refurbished


Apprentices take centre stage at IC Electrical

A West Midlands electrical contracting and engineering business is celebrating its latest cohort of apprentices. I.C. Electrical, based in Burton upon Trent, takes on apprentices from the local area as a cornerstone of its current business.


Packaging Specialist Unveils ‘Brexit Ready’ Action Plan to Minimise Disruption Threat

AS the countdown to Brexit gathers pace, a UK packaging specialist has unveiled an action plan to minimise any disruption to its customers. allpack Packaging, based at Aldridge, near Walsall in the West Midlands, has written to its national


Paycare Celebrates Commitment to ‘Real’ Living Wage

A Wolverhampton company is celebrating after becoming recognised as an official Living Wage responsible employer. Paycare, a Health Cash Plan provider for businesses and individuals, has pledged to become part of the national Real Living Wage


Birmingham Engineers Take to the Sky Following £250,000 Investment

Engineers at a Birmingham development engineering consultancy are now able to get a bird’s eye view of their projects following significant investment in the firm’s geomatics division, M-EC Geomatics. M-EC, one of the UK’s leading consulting


NEC Group Arenas are first in country to provide arena apprenticeship scheme

The NEC Group Arenas are continuing their work in nurturing young industry talent, having taken on the first electrical apprentices in UK arenas. The two apprentices – Liam Dyde, 21 and Mohammed Waseem, 28- will be mentored through a three-year place


55,924 Midlands businesses in ‘significant’ financial distress

The number of UK companies rated as being in ‘significant financial distress’ during Q3 2018 has increased by 5% compared to the same quarter last year, according to the latest Red Flag Alert research data from Begbies Traynor


Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure tops out at £25 million Vita Student Scheme

Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure has celebrated the halfway stage in its work building Select Property Group’s first Vita Student residential scheme in the Midlands. The main contractor is delivering the £25 million project

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