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General | 7th December 2018

Birmingham-based PR firm rebrands after record year

A Birmingham-based public relations agency has rebranded after achieving a record year and has unveiled plans for "significant growth" over the next three years. Story Comms, which was established fo...

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Birmingham-based PR firm rebrands after record year07/12/2018
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General | 7th December 2018

Developer secures £75m loan for major housing projects

Developer St Modwen has been provided with a £75m loan from Homes England to help build more than 13,000 new homes across England over the next seven years.

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Developer secures £75m loan for major housing projects07/12/2018
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General | 6th December 2018

Your new FinditinBirmingham business portal is live with a range of new features

FinditinBirmingham's improved functionality and user-friendly interface has made it easier for you to post and manage your opportunities

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Your new FinditinBirmingham business portal is live with a range of new features06/12/2018
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General | 3rd December 2018

FinditinBirmingham members host Birmingham merger event

Partners from law firm mfg Solicitors hosted a drinks reception for clients at Birmingham’s Opus restaurant to mark its merger with historic city legal practice, Pearson Rowe.

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FinditinBirmingham members host Birmingham merger event03/12/2018
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General | 28th November 2018

Principal contractor announced for Perry Barr development

Birmingham City Council has announced the appointment of Lendlease Ltd as principal contractor for the Perry Barr regeneration development.

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Principal contractor announced for Perry Barr development28/11/2018
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General | 28th November 2018

Hundreds attend business briefing for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

More than 500 people from local businesses attended a Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games briefing at the ICC yesterday (27 November), to hear about how they could benefit from the largest sporting and...

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Hundreds attend business briefing for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games28/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Mace appointed to project manage Alexander Stadium renovation

Mace has won the role of project manager for the revamp of the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham ahead of the Commonwealth Games in the city in 2022.

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Mace appointed to project manage Alexander Stadium renovation26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Team England unveils new brand at Birmingham 2022 Athlete’s Village

Team England has today revealed its new look and feel at the proposed site of the Birmingham 2022 Athlete’s Village.

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Team England unveils new brand at Birmingham 2022 Athlete’s Village26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

The new look FinditinBirmingham website is on its way

Plans to bring you a new and improved FinditinBirmingham are underway

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The new look FinditinBirmingham website is on its way26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Registration opens for Birmingham 2022 business event to brief Midlands SMEs on Games opportunities

Businesses across the Midlands are being invited to a special event to provide a detailed update on the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and the extensive procurement and supply chain opportunities ...

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Registration opens for Birmingham 2022 business event to brief Midlands SMEs on Games opportunities26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Heathrow hosts successful supplier event in the Midlands

Local businesses, business leaders and partners all gathered together this morning for a stakeholder reception and business summit to discuss supply chain opportunities for SMEs across the region

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Heathrow hosts successful supplier event in the Midlands26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Venues plan for 2022 Commonwealth Games confirms

The Sport and Venue Programme for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games was confirmed and celebrated today, Friday 19 October, as five Team England medallists joined Birmingham 2022 Chairman John Cra...

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Venues plan for 2022 Commonwealth Games confirms26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

UK’s largest science and technology property partnership formed

Bruntwood and Legal & General Capital (Legal & General) have established a landmark 50:50 partnership to create the UK’s largest property platform dedicated to driving science and technology growth in...

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UK’s largest science and technology property partnership formed26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

UK Finance and FMB launch guide to development finance for SME housebuilders

SME housebuilders are to be given help in navigating the development finance process and accessing the funding they need, following the publication of a new guide by UK Finance and the Federation of M...

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UK Finance and FMB launch guide to development finance for SME housebuilders26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Shaping the Market: What's New

The 'Shaping the market' web pages keep providers informed about developments in the social care market in Birmingham and nationally

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Shaping the Market: What's New26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Your are invited to Heathrow's Stakeholder Breakfast

Heathrow is delighted to invite you to the stakeholder breakfast launch of Heathrow Business Summit Midlands, which will take place in Birmingham on Thursday 25th October 2018.

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Your are invited to Heathrow's Stakeholder Breakfast26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

New Chair of the West Midlands Combined Authority HS2 Growth Delivery Board announced

The HS2 Growth Delivery Board has appointed prominent West Midlands businessman Steve Hollis as its new Chair today (Tuesday 18th September).

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New Chair of the West Midlands Combined Authority HS2 Growth Delivery Board announced26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

There is still time to sign up the Thrive at Work Wellbeing Trial

Do you want to be part of 148 companies who will be selected to participate in an exciting new Workplace Wellbeing research trial?

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There is still time to sign up the Thrive at Work Wellbeing Trial26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Drive Midlands launches new programme for the automotive industry

Drive Midlands, which supports and promotes the region’s automotive industry, is launching a new programme for the supply chain within the area.

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Drive Midlands launches new programme for the automotive industry26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

New FinditinBirmingham member steps up growth plans through senior appointment

Birmingham-based Sigma has appointed a director who will lead its new consultancy division targeted at the utilities sector.

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New FinditinBirmingham member steps up growth plans through senior appointment26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

New FinditinBirmingham member wins contract worth £1.5m

A Birmingham firm has secured a combined partitions, ceilings and screeding works package at the Gilders Yard project in Birmingham's jewellery Quarter, from contractor Shaylor Group

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New FinditinBirmingham member wins contract worth £1.5m26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Funding boost for innovative Birmingham companies

Receive the funding you need to drive innovation and business growth for your company with an Innovation Voucher

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Funding boost for innovative Birmingham companies26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Commonwealth 2022 athletes village build moves closer

Plans are speeding up for Birmingham 2022 with the submission of the plans at the former Birmingham City University campus in Perry Barr

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Commonwealth 2022 athletes village build moves closer26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Keep an eye out for FinditinBirmingham's Autumn events

There are lots of exciting plans in the pipeline for FinditinBirmingham events, so watch this space!

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Keep an eye out for FinditinBirmingham's Autumn events26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Latest phase of Birmingham's metro line planned for early autumn

A September start is scheduled for the next construction phase of Birmingham's metro line extension from Victoria Square to Centenary Square

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Latest phase of Birmingham's metro line planned for early autumn26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

BID Services' Christmas Craft Fair 2018

Are you a local business with Christmas gifts to sell - Why not support the local community and join BID Services at its Christmas Craft Fair.

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BID Services' Christmas Craft Fair 201826/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

There is still time to apply to Pitchfest 2018

Pitchfest improves your ability to win investment while simultaneously boosting your business’s profile - application deadline 13 August 2018

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There is still time to apply to Pitchfest 201826/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

What is the BASIS Project?

The Birmingham and Solihull Industrial Symbiosis Project, or BASIS, aims to create a diverse network of businesses across the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), with the aim of supporting their trans...

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What is the BASIS Project?26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Heathrow's Business Summit for SMEs is coming to Birmingham

On Thursday 25 October 2018, Midlands businesses will have the chance to hear from Heathrow about its runway expansion plans and the supply chain opportunities available for local SMEs.

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Heathrow's Business Summit for SMEs is coming to Birmingham26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Birmingham on the journey to cleaner air

Have your say about Birmingham City Council's Clean Air Zone proposal

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Birmingham on the journey to cleaner air26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

3,000th new home built for Birmingham

Birmingham City Council is celebrating the completion of the 3,000th home built through its award-winning house-building programme, Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT).

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3,000th new home built for Birmingham26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

FinditinBirmingham's biggest meet the buyer event yet

Businesses across Birmingham flocked to the Council House yesterday to meet the principal contractors working on the city centre's biggest regeneration projects

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FinditinBirmingham's biggest meet the buyer event yet26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Amey encourages school girls from underprivileged areas into STEM

A team of school girls from Staffordshire has won Amey’s first ever regional Challenge Cup, a competition aimed at inspiring girls from underprivileged areas into STEM (science, technology, engineerin...

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Amey encourages school girls from underprivileged areas into STEM26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Meet the contractors behind some of Birmingham’s largest regeneration projects

On 12 July, Birmingham businesses are being offered the chance to meet a roomful of contractors linked to some of the exciting developments planned and underway in the city centre - and it's just a we...

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Meet the contractors behind some of Birmingham’s largest regeneration projects26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

The Growth Hub Business Showcase is just one week away

Anyone looking to start or grow a business and wants to know what support is available is urged to attend The GBSLEP Business Showcase - a FREE event with support all in one place

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The Growth Hub Business Showcase is just one week away26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

West Midlands works as one to bring Four to the region

The campaign to convince Channel 4 (C4) to choose the West Midlands for its new national HQ reached fever pitch today (Wednesday 27 June) with the formal presentation to the broadcaster.

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West Midlands works as one to bring Four to the region26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Invitation to Attend - Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme Briefing Sessions for Future Tendering Opportunities

Birmingham City Council will shortly be commencing the process of procuring services to support the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme during years 2-5.

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Invitation to Attend - Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme Briefing Sessions for Future Tendering Opportunities26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Transport and construction leaders launch programme with Innovation Birmingham to support small businesses

Leading organisations in the transport and construction sectors have launched a new incubation programme to accelerate the growth of innovative SMEs and start-ups in the region, and help Birmingham st...

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Transport and construction leaders launch programme with Innovation Birmingham to support small businesses26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Wates wins £150m Birmingham Axis Square contract

London & Continental Railways has chosen Wates as main contractor for a £150m design and build new office building at Axis Square in Birmingham.

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Wates wins £150m Birmingham Axis Square contract26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Midlands and Maryland: Mission Success at Infosecurity Europe

Midlands Cyber (June 11th, 2018) – Midlands Cyber has been successful in coordinating a UK/US exhibition/delegation to Infosecurity Europe 2018, Olympia London June 5-7, 2018.

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Midlands and Maryland: Mission Success at Infosecurity Europe26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Birmingham set for city's first ever luxury hotel-serviced living residences

Birmingham’s most exclusive apartment development yet launches this week. St Martin’s Place will be the city’s first and only luxury hotel-serviced living residences, offering a lifestyle option previ...

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Birmingham set for city's first ever luxury hotel-serviced living residences26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Take your small business to the next level by joining the Aston Programme for Small Business Growth.

The Aston Programme for Small Business Growth application deadline is fast approaching: Deadline Date is 18 June 2018

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Take your small business to the next level by joining the Aston Programme for Small Business Growth.26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Channel 4 shortlists West Midlands as location for new HQ

Channel 4 has today (Weds 30 May) announced that Birmingham has been shortlisted to be the home for the broadcaster’s new national HQ.

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Channel 4 shortlists West Midlands as location for new HQ26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Birmingham’s tourism sector sees most successful year on record

Birmingham’s tourism sector witnessed its most successful year in history last year, with hotel revenue, visitors numbers and visitor spend, all standing at a record high.

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Birmingham’s tourism sector sees most successful year on record26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

West Midlands residential provider feedback required

Calling all residential providers - please complete a survey to share your views on key issues for future commissioning arrangements

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West Midlands residential provider feedback required26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Pitchfest is back for a fourth consecutive year

Pitchfest will put entrepreneurs directly in front of investors and is a fantastic opportunity for local businesses to grow

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Pitchfest is back for a fourth consecutive year26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Regional award wins for Amey

Amey has been recognised at the West Midlands ICE Awards 2018 for their innovative and sustainable approaches to education programmes in Birmingham and economic growth through the creation of a new hi...

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Regional award wins for Amey26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Boost for Midlands SMEs as Growth Street launches with Birmingham event

Following consecutive years of rapid growth in the UK market, business finance provider Growth Street has officially launched its Birmingham presence.

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Boost for Midlands SMEs as Growth Street launches with Birmingham event26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Neighbourhood Network Scheme Development Phase Grant Awards

Birmingham City Council’s Adult Social Care & Health Directorate is inviting applications from organisations and groups across the City to support the development of Neighbourhood Network Schemes from...

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Neighbourhood Network Scheme Development Phase Grant Awards26/11/2018
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General | 26th November 2018

Awards celebrated procurement initiative's success in driving skills investment

Energy and utilities companies that signed a pledge to promote investment in training and development through procurement across their supply chains are being recognised at a ceremony yesterday at the...

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Awards celebrated procurement initiative's success in driving skills investment26/11/2018