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College backs Daniel for apprenticeship award success

BMet has congratulated an apprentice engineer for being a regional winner in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017 and is backing him for further success in the national finals.


Malala visits Birmingham to spread message of ‘education for all’

Malala Yousafzai visited the University of Birmingham and appealed to women physicists from around the globe to spread the message of ‘education for all’.


West Midlands schools, charities and community groups invited to apply for grants of up to £2,000

Schools, charities and community groups in the West Midlands are invited to apply for up to £2,000 of funding through the E.ON Energising Communities Fund. To be eligible for funding organisations must submit a request which supports activities that


Former Wolves’ Wonder Named Paycare President

A Wolverhampton-based health cash plan provider has announced the appointment of a Molineux legend as its new President. Former Wolves’ goalkeeper Matt Murray has been named President of Paycare, a role which will see him work alongside the organ


The NEC gears up for global launch of Dinosaurs in the Wild

It is the show that has been in the making for years – 67 million years to be exact – as Dinosaurs in the Wild, a new immersive live action dinosaur experience of unparalleled reality, comes roaring into the NEC.


New Career Colleges chair switched on to deliver digital & creative skills to Birmingham youngsters

BT’s David Maher has been named as Chair of BMet’s Digital and Creative Career College board. Leading a 14-strong group, Maher who is the company’s Major Corporate and Public Sector Deputy General Manager will help BMet respond to major skills


BMet set to make employers HS2 ready

BMet has pledged to meet the HS2 skills challenge with support from leading rail bodies. The College came together with the National College for High-Speed Rail, the National Skills Academy for Rail and HS2 Limited to encourage businesses to explore


Brierley Hill firm, Insurance Protector builds brighter future

Apprentices at a Brierley Hill insurance broker were at the forefront of celebrations for the opening of their new premises. Insurance Protector officially launched their new office space in Quay House on the Waterfront where plans are now in place


Autonomy in the workplace has positive effects on well-being and job satisfaction, study finds

New research into workplace culture has found that employees with higher levels of autonomy in their work reported positive effects on their overall well-being and higher levels of job satisfaction.


"Grand and enlightened partnerships” are needed for arts and culture to flourish

A “grand and enlightened partnership” that benefits everyone and leads to real impact is the way ahead for universities, cultural organisations and great cities like Birmingham, Alan Davey is expected to say today.

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