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General | 26th March 2020

New points-based immigration system for employers

The Government has published more detailed information on the UK’s new points-based immigration system.
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New points-based immigration system for employers26/03/2020
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General | 26th March 2020

Donate to Change into Action to help region’s homeless during Coronavirus pandemic

Residents and businesses across the West Midlands are being urged to donate to Change into Action to help the region’s rough sleepers during the Coronavirus outbreak.
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Donate to Change into Action to help region’s homeless during Coronavirus pandemic26/03/2020
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General | 24th March 2020

Findit's tips for working at home

A lot of us are now working from home and it’s fair to say we’ve never experienced a time like this.
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Findit's tips for working at home24/03/2020
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General | 23rd March 2020

Supporting Birmingham businesses through the coronavirus outbreak

Birmingham City Council has stepped up efforts to help small businesses in Birmingham meet the coronavirus challenge.
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Supporting Birmingham businesses through the coronavirus outbreak23/03/2020
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General | 20th March 2020

Moving away from substance misuse and into employment

Like every city Birmingham finds itself challenged on dealing with the negative effects of substance misuse. By substance misuse we specifically mean drugs and alcohol.
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Moving away from substance misuse and into employment20/03/2020
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General | 19th March 2020

Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market scoops top award for third year

Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market has been named the Best Outdoor Event in the city, by readers of What’s On magazine, it was announced today (19 March 2020).
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Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market scoops top award for third year19/03/2020
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General | 18th March 2020

Help and guidance on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) for Birmingham businesses

Findit will closely follow the Government’s advice and guidelines and work with support organisations to bring all our members the current business information.
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Help and guidance on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) for Birmingham businesses18/03/2020
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General | 18th March 2020

Contract to redevelop Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium awarded to McLaughlin & Harvey

The contract to redevelop Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium into a high-quality venue for diverse sporting, leisure, community and cultural events has been awarded by the council to McLaughlin & Harvey.
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Contract to redevelop Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium awarded to McLaughlin & Harvey18/03/2020
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General | 16th March 2020

Birmingham automotive firm powers ahead with 100 new engineering jobs

A recruitment partnership has seen dozens of engineers beginning new roles at a Birmingham automotive firm which is driving innovations in low carbon and electric vehicle technology.
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Birmingham automotive firm powers ahead with 100 new engineering jobs16/03/2020
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General | 10th March 2020

Revised Full Business Case - Perry Barr Regeneration Scheme

A report detailing the extensive progress already made on delivering the Perry Barr Regeneration Scheme (PBRS) and the measures needed to ensure the project’s successful completion is due before Birmi...
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Revised Full Business Case - Perry Barr Regeneration Scheme10/03/2020
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General | 14th February 2020

The race is on to find the Community Champions of Birmingham

A search to find the unsung heroes of Birmingham to spearhead an exciting new community campaign has been launched by Birmingham City Council.
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The race is on to find the Community Champions of Birmingham14/02/2020
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General | 11th February 2020

Leader of Birmingham City Council issues statement on HS2

Cllr Ian Ward makes comments following the Government's decision to give HS2 the go ahead
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Leader of Birmingham City Council issues statement on HS211/02/2020
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General | 10th February 2020

Budget outlines programme of investment, support and transformation

A significant programme of investment, transformation and support for the most vulnerable against continued financial challenges is detailed in Birmingham City Council’s latest financial plan.
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Budget outlines programme of investment, support and transformation10/02/2020
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General | 7th February 2020

WMCA Board set to approve Birmingham Eastside Metro extension

The next Birmingham city centre extension to the West Midlands Metro network is set to be given the green light by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) next week.
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WMCA Board set to approve Birmingham Eastside Metro extension07/02/2020
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General | 3rd February 2020

Kier appointed as interim services provider for Birmingham highways contract

Kier Highways has been appointed as the preferred bidder to manage the 15-month interim highway services contract for Birmingham Highways Ltd (BHL) from 1 April 2020 to 29 June 2021.
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Kier appointed as interim services provider for Birmingham highways contract03/02/2020
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General | 30th January 2020

Birmingham 2022 plans take major step forward as Alexander Stadium revamp is approved

Proposals for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium were today approved by the council's Planning Committee – marking a major milestone in the preparations for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Birmingham 2022 plans take major step forward as Alexander Stadium revamp is approved30/01/2020
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General | 20th January 2020

Birmingham City Council Leader calling for continued commitment to HS2

The Leader of Birmingham City Council has issued a statement adding his voice to the support for HS2.
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Birmingham City Council Leader calling for continued commitment to HS220/01/2020
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General | 20th January 2020

West Midlands’ conferencing offer lauded by national industry survey

Birmingham was named the country’s most popular location outside London for conferencing and events
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West Midlands’ conferencing offer lauded by national industry survey20/01/2020
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General | 17th January 2020

Winner chosen to design new landmark markets at Birmingham Smithfield

A highly energetic and collaborative team led by David Kohn Architects has been chosen as the winner of an international competition to design a new home for the historic Birmingham markets
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Winner chosen to design new landmark markets at Birmingham Smithfield17/01/2020
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General | 16th January 2020

Leading to Grow - FREE business support programme for West Midlands micro-businesses

The Leading to Grow Programme can support small business owners to grow, innovate and increase productivity
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Leading to Grow - FREE business support programme for West Midlands micro-businesses16/01/2020
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General | 13th January 2020

Region urged to go #BlueMondayGreen and banish the blues

People and organisations in the region are being urged to turn #BlueMondayGreen and banish the blues on what is reputedly one of the most miserable days of the year.
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Region urged to go #BlueMondayGreen and banish the blues13/01/2020
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General | 13th January 2020

Have your say on plans to revamp city centre public spaces

Birmingham businesses, citizens and visitors are being encouraged to take part in a public consultation over plans for a £25m regeneration of the city centre, which opens today (13 January 2020).
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Have your say on plans to revamp city centre public spaces13/01/2020
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General | 13th January 2020

Council to consult on draft Birmingham Transport Plan

Birmingham City Council has today (13 January) published a draft plan setting out its vision for the future of transport in the city.
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Council to consult on draft Birmingham Transport Plan13/01/2020
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General | 10th January 2020

Citywide direction on houses in multiple occupation (HMO) to be introduced in Birmingham

A citywide direction on houses in multiple occupation (HMO) is to be introduced by Birmingham City Council from 8 June 2020.
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Citywide direction on houses in multiple occupation (HMO) to be introduced in Birmingham10/01/2020
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General | 9th January 2020

2020 brings step-change for culture across Birmingham and beyond

The New Year heralds a step-change for culture across Birmingham and the region through new leadership at Cultural Central and leadership opportunities via the Birmingham Cultural Compact.
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2020 brings step-change for culture across Birmingham and beyond09/01/2020
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General | 8th January 2020

West Midlands tourism champions urged to apply for new board role

Local experts from the West Midlands are being encouraged to apply for a position on the new Regional Board for Tourism
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West Midlands tourism champions urged to apply for new board role08/01/2020
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General | 19th December 2019

Birmingham’s German Market to give away hundreds of Christmas trees

Charities are invited to take a little bit of Birmingham’s festive market home with them as part of a Christmas Eve giveaway.
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Birmingham’s German Market to give away hundreds of Christmas trees19/12/2019
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General | 18th December 2019

Medilink West Midlands celebrates 18 years of support

Medilink West Midlands will host its annual Medical and Healthcare Business Awards on Thursday 13 February 2020, bringing together life sciences, healthcare and med-tech
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Medilink West Midlands celebrates 18 years of support18/12/2019
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General | 16th December 2019

#BrumBudget20: Have your say at public budget consultation event

Businesses, community groups and voluntary organisations are invited to have their say on Birmingham City Council’s budget proposals for 2020+ at a drop-in event.
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#BrumBudget20: Have your say at public budget consultation event16/12/2019
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General | 9th December 2019

Birmingham’s tallest residential tower approved

Birmingham City Council has approved plans for the tallest residential tower in the Midlands, Court Collaboration’s One Eastside scheme
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Birmingham’s tallest residential tower approved09/12/2019
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General | 6th December 2019

The Commonwealth Games Federation Coordination Commission

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Coordination Commission has underlined their confidence that Birmingham 2022 will deliver a fantastic Commonwealth Games
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The Commonwealth Games Federation Coordination Commission06/12/2019
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General | 27th November 2019

Investment and growth key priorities at GBSLEP annual conference

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has underlined its priority of creating jobs and attracting investment to the city region as it reflects on another busy year.
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Investment and growth key priorities at GBSLEP annual conference27/11/2019
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General | 13th November 2019

Building work to begin on £73 million Sandwell Aquatics Centre

Major construction will begin on the Sandwell Aquatics Centre in the New Year.
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Building work to begin on £73 million Sandwell Aquatics Centre13/11/2019
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General | 12th November 2019

Centenary Square project wins prestigious award

Birmingham City Council scooped its first award for the successful redevelopment of Centenary Square last week.
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Centenary Square project wins prestigious award12/11/2019
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General | 11th November 2019

Major law firm announces move to Paradise Circus

One of Birmingham's largest law firms has agreed a deal to move to the new Paradise development.
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Major law firm announces move to Paradise Circus11/11/2019
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General | 11th November 2019

Funding available to training and skills development organisations

£2 million of new funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) is available to organisations in the Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP (GBSLEP) area.
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Funding available to training and skills development organisations11/11/2019
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General | 8th November 2019

Green light for mixed-use scheme in Birmingham

Birmingham City Council has given planning permission for the construction of a £125m residential-led development in the Jewellery Quarter
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Green light for mixed-use scheme in Birmingham08/11/2019
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General | 4th November 2019

#BrumBudget20: Have your say

Birmingham City Council is set to launch a public consultation into its 2020/21 budget proposals later this month.
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#BrumBudget20: Have your say04/11/2019
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General | 22nd October 2019

Plans for £25million revamp of city centre public spaces announced

Plans for a £25million regeneration of Birmingham’s city centre – which include bringing Victoria Square’s famous ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’ fountain back into use – have been revealed this week.
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Plans for £25million revamp of city centre public spaces announced22/10/2019
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General | 17th October 2019

Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market 2019

The city’s internationally renowned Frankfurt Christmas Market will mark its 20th year in Birmingham when it returns next month.
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Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market 201917/10/2019
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General | 16th October 2019

More than 180 businesses gather to hear about Perry Barr Residential Scheme

Local businesses, suppliers, Tier 1 contractors and exhibitors attended FinditinBirmingham’s latest breakfast event at the Council House today (Wednesday 16 October 2019), to hear from Birmingham City...
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More than 180 businesses gather to hear about Perry Barr Residential Scheme16/10/2019
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General | 15th October 2019

Draft Games Strategic Transport Plan

The Birmingham 2022 Draft Games Strategic Transport Plan, which sets out how the region’s transport network will be managed during the Games, has been launched
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Draft Games Strategic Transport Plan15/10/2019
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General | 14th October 2019

Tram extension scoops engineering award

A project to expand tram services in Birmingham city centre has won a major accolade, at an international awards ceremony celebrating light rail sector.
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Tram extension scoops engineering award14/10/2019
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General | 10th October 2019

Planning application submitted for Alexander Stadium redevelopment

Proposals for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium have been submitted to Birmingham City Council’s planning department for consideration today (10 October 2019).
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Planning application submitted for Alexander Stadium redevelopment10/10/2019
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General | 9th October 2019

Businesses urged to use free online Brexit Health Check tool

As we approach Brexit on 31 October, businesses are being reminded they can take advantage of a free online tool to support them.
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Businesses urged to use free online Brexit Health Check tool09/10/2019
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General | 2nd October 2019

Calling marketing and creative services suppliers

Birmingham 2022 Organising Committee has launched the next phase of procurement to secure marketing and creative services that will help drive awareness of the Games over the next three years.
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Calling marketing and creative services suppliers02/10/2019
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General | 2nd October 2019

Jerroms expands following merger with corporate finance business

Solihull-based accountants and business advisers Jerroms has merged with Blue Sky Corporate Finance, a financial management advisory firm based in Birmingham.
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Jerroms expands following merger with corporate finance business02/10/2019
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General | 1st October 2019

New Birmingham business partnership set to make a social difference

A new partnership which will support businesses in forming their social responsibility plans has been launched by two FinditinBirmingham members
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New Birmingham business partnership set to make a social difference01/10/2019
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General | 30th September 2019

Is your small business ready for growth?

Take your early-stage business to the next level by joining the Aston Programme for Small Business Growth.
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Is your small business ready for growth?30/09/2019
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General | 16th September 2019

Have your say on the draft strategic transport plan for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

A draft strategic transport plan for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been approved by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
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Have your say on the draft strategic transport plan for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games16/09/2019