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Training success as recruitment firm looks to managers of tomorrow 

17 Apr 18

A DUDLEY recruitment firm has extended its management training scheme to help future leaders rise through the ranks.


Business
Bromsgrove firm acquires video production company 

28 Mar 18

IT’S lights, camera, action at Bromsgrove firm Superdream, following the purchase of Birmingham-based film production company HIPSTER.


News
Black Country robotics company launch first-of-its-kind hire scheme 

10 Mar 18

EMOTIONALLY-intelligent robots could soon by a common place in local businesses thanks to an innovative Halesowen company.


News
Search is on for Black Country roofing heroes 

8 Mar 18

A MAJOR search is on for the ‘unsung’ local heroes of the Black Country roofing profession after a new award was revealed for this year’s UK Roofing Awards 2018.


News
Business leaders invited to free GDPR breakfast seminar 

27 Feb 18

BUSINESS leaders from across Dudley borough are being invited to a free breakfast seminar being held at The Village Hotel.


Business
Bromsgrove finance expert joins charity team as trustee 

16 Feb 18

A SPECIALIST grant-giving organisation in Coventry which awards funding to community projects across the region has welcomed two new trustees including finance guru from Bromsgrove.


Business
Bromsgrove marketing agency celebrates another success 

15 Feb 18

A MARKETING agency from Bromsgrove is celebrating another success after winning the contract to manage the popular tourist attraction Drayton Manor Park.


Business
Halesowen housebuilder contributes £115.1m to UK’s economy – report 

13 Feb 18

A HALESOWEN housebuilding firm has contributed more than £115.1 million to the UK’s economic output in the past year, according to a new report.


News
‘Star’ Employer recognition for Talbots Law 

9 Feb 18

A SOLICITOR’S firm which has offices in Kidderminster and the Black Country is celebrating after being named one of the best places to work in the UK.


News
Top employer recognition for Talbots Law 

8 Feb 18

A BLACK Country law firm has been given a major boost after it was named as one of the best places to work in the UK.


News
Top award for Dudley care company 

30 Jan 18

HOME Instead Senior Care, a company specialising in at-home care for older people in Dudley and surrounding areas, has been honoured with a Best Employer in Care Award.


News
Engineering firms join forces in huge six-figure deal 

22 Jan 18

A ROWLEY Regis engineering firm has signed a six-figure deal to join forces with a fellow Midlands business.


News
Three is the magic number as Talbots aim for £1m boost 

18 Jan 18

A BLACK Country legal specialist has announced a trio of promotions that will help it boost its annual fees by £1m in 2018.


Business
Award winning foundry divisions merge under new company 

17 Jan 18

THOMAS Dudley Ltd has merged both of its West Midlands foundries into one seamlessly integrated new business.


Business
Roy Richardson ‘drives sheep’ through Sandwell following freeman honour 

11 Dec 17

LEGENDARY Black Country developer and philanthropist Dr Roy Richardson has driven sheep through Sandwell after being made an honorary freeman.


Business
Halesowen DIY supplier to lift trade-only restrictions for charity 

8 Dec 17

CONSTRUCTION materials distributor Blackheath Products is aiming to boost the coffers at Birmingham Children’s Hospital with a festive fundraising day at its Halesowen HQ.


News
Black Country high-tech group EBC scoop national award 

30 Nov 17

HALESOWEN’S EBC Group are proud to announce that they have won ‘UK Managed Service Provider of the Year’ at the national SVC (Server, Cloud, Virtualisation) awards.


News
Overseas order boost for Black Country firm Alloy Wire International 

23 Nov 17

A SUSTAINED campaign focused on increasing export work is reaping dividends for a specialist Black Country manufacturer.


Business
Families can be first to play at new LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham 

22 Nov 17

FAMILIES in Redditch can gain exclusive access to Birmingham’s new indoor LEGO playground before it opens to the public.


Business
Billingham Bags announces appointment of new finance guru to its board 

22 Nov 17

CRADLEY Heath bag designer and manufacturer Billingham has announced the appointment of Joe Hancox to its board of directors, with responsibility for financial management.


News
New look, new name and new approach for Oldbury business centre 

21 Nov 17

AN Oldbury business centre has rebranded itself after changing management.


News
Thursfields lifts ‘High Growth’ trophy at Black Country awards 

21 Nov 17

A SUCCESSFUL expansion has led to Midlands law firm Thursfields Solicitors picking up a top Black Country business award.


Business
Halesowen home developer Lovell invests in management trainees and apprentices 

17 Nov 17

HOMES developer Lovell has recruited six new management trainees and apprentices to help deliver its growing portfolio of projects across the region.


Business
‘No room for complacency’ – Black Country businesses warned over new GDPR regulations 

15 Nov 17

A SEMINAR dealing with the EU’s general data protection regulation (GDPR) which will come into force in May 2018 has been held by a Cradley Heath law firm.


Business
New Lush store opens at intu Merry Hill 

15 Nov 17

LUSH has moved to a bigger store at intu Merry Hill.


Business
Hands-on college event aims to challenge student minds and morals 

9 Nov 17

VISITORS to Cadbury College’s open day are in for a surprise as traditional talks with teachers have been replaced with live interactive experiences.


Business
Quinton fitness and well-being provider nominated for Business of the Year award 

9 Nov 17

WELL-being provider ‘Fitnniss’ has been shortlisted for a prestigious Business of the Year award.


Business
Halesowen home worth £315,000 to be raffled off for £1 

8 Nov 17

A HALESOWEN house worth more than £300,000 is set to be raffled off as part of the UK’s first ever house competition platform.


News
Worcester Presses moves to Dudley 

1 Nov 17

MAJOR demand from customers in automotive and white goods has helped a Black Country manufacturing specialist relocate, putting it on course for another record year.


News
Mayor cuts ribbon to officially reopen Oldbury’s refurbished Dunelm store 

26 Oct 17

A LARGE queue of excited shoppers waited eagerly early on Tuesday morning to get a look at Dunelm’s new look store in Oldbury.


Business
Kingswinford company gives football team a lift in their bid to rise up the league 

19 Oct 17

A Kidderminster football team have been given a major lift by securing a sponsorship agreement with a West Midlands homelifts specialist.


News
Help for small business to navigate the marketing maze 

18 Oct 17

LEADING Black Country and north Worcestershire newspaper publisher Newsquest has lunched a new marketing solution for small businesses.


News
Black Country law firm reveals commercial property growth 

16 Oct 17

A BLACK Country legal specialist has announced significant growth in the number of new commercial property cases it is taking on.


Business
Hunters continues expansion with new office in Sedgley 

9 Oct 17

HUNTERS, one of the country’s leading estate agents, has opened a new branch in Sedgley, Dudley, adding to its fast expanding network.


Business
April King Legal opens Dudley office 

6 Oct 17

APRIL King Legal has opened an office in Dudley town centre.


Business
Sedgley business featured in Parliamentary Review 

21 Sep 17

A SEDGLEY building company has appeared in this year’s Parliamentary Review – a Government publication that highlights tops British businesses.


Business
College is ‘futureproofing’ student learning 

18 Sep 17

CADBURY College has introduced an innovative new approach to learning for its students to ensure they are prepared for a future in the digital age.


Business
Halesowen software developer boosts sales team 

14 Sep 17

HALESOWEN software developer Capewell Data Solutions has bolstered its team with the recruitment of two sales experts.


Business
Halesowen family on a mission to get children playing outdoors 

8 Sep 17

A HALESOWEN couple making their own ‘mud kitchens’ have been flooded with orders from across the UK, just weeks after launching a new venture aiming to get more children playing outdoors.


News
Dudley firm Acam marks first six months in business by netting new ‘Wolves’ deal 

7 Sep 17

AFLEDGLING Dudley-based production company has scored a major contract with one of the Midlands largest football clubs – just six months after it launched.


Business
From clerk to director: Boss celebrates 20 years at Halesowen housebuilding firm 

4 Sep 17

A HALESOWEN housebuilding firm’s director is celebrating 20 years of working his way up the career ladder after starting at his firm as a clerk.


Business
Vaping store is the latest addition to the Moor Centre 

23 Aug 17

BUSINESS is booming for a vaping store since it moved to a larger store in the heart of Brierley Hill.


Business
Nuttall quick to achieve ISO 9001:2015 for quality management 

3 Aug 17

DUDLEY’S interior fit out and display specialist, The Alan Nuttall Partnership, has become one of the primary leaders in the manufacturing industry in the UK to be accredited to the new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard.


Business
Mayor opens E.ON’s new Academy of Excellence in Kingswinford 

2 Aug 17

A NEW and bespoke national electrical skills training academy has been officially opened in Kingswinford by the Mayor of Dudley.


Business
Halesowen software developer takes aim at Silicon Valley with latest platform 

31 Jul 17

AN ambitious Halesowen digital start-up is attempting to take on the world’s tech giants with a new platform aimed at simplifying bookkeeping for small businesses.


Business
Truckman teams up with Dudley College for new specialist apprenticeship 

24 Jul 17

TRUCKMAN’S investment in the next generation of composite laminators is being supported by a new partnership with Dudley College.


Business
Thousands of pounds set to be invested into Halesowen after businesses back BID 

24 Jul 17

BUSINESSES have voted in favour of a scheme which is set to create thousands of pounds worth of investment for Halesowen town centre.


News
Talbots move into new £750,000 Stourbridge headquarters 

20 Jul 17

ONE of the Black Country’s largest law firms has strengthened its presence in the region by investing in a bigger Stourbridge headquarters.


Business
Protecting data leads to £2.7m order boom for Bryland Fire 

19 Jul 17

A DUDLEY based fire product specialist has seen turnover increase by 33 per cent after securing a string of new contracts with data centres across the UK and Europe.


Business
Dedicated Darren scoops national housebuilding award 

14 Jul 17

A HALESOWEN site manager has scooped a national award after being commended in a competition to find Britain’s best-run building sites.


News
Sweet taste of success means expansion for company in the Black Country 

14 Jul 17

A BLACK Country chain of food stores which offers customers a taste of indulgence is expanding into Worcestershire.


Business
New Hobbycraft store set to create 20 jobs at Merry Hill 

4 Jul 17

ARTS and crafts giants Hobbycraft is set to open its new store in Merry Hill next weekend, creating 20 jobs for local people.


News
Dudley firm launches new ‘Wire Finder’ app 

26 Jun 17

A DUDLEY-based supplier of wire in ‘high performance alloys’ has launched a new ‘app’ to help its global customer base find the right material for their applications.


Business
Enterprise turn to Truckman for major fleet project 

16 Jun 17

A DUDLEY firm has secured a significant project from national vehicle hire specialists Enterprise to supply almost 200 hardtops for its fleet of pick-up trucks.


Business
Double awards joy for Cradley Heath’s Amvar Handling Solutions 

6 Jun 17

A CRADLEY Heath firm has scooped two top awards.


Business
Brierley Hill tax expert picks up finance award 

22 May 17

A TAX expert at a Brierley Hill law firm was “surprised but honoured” to pick up the finance prize at the Birmingham Young Professional of the Year Awards.


Business
First tenant signs up to multi-million Kingswinford business development 

15 May 17

THE first tenant has signed up to a multi-million pound speculative business development in Kingswinford.


Business
Brierley Hill operations manager wins prestigious law society award 

8 May 17

A PRESTIGIOUS legal awards ceremony has awarded its ‘Office Manager of the Year’ title to Brierley Hill woman Aimee Williams.


Business
New Operations Director forms ambitious £1m sales target for Black Country manufacturer 

27 Apr 17

A NEW Operations Director and a strategic investment drive is anticipated to help a Kingswinford manufacturing specialist hit £1m within two years.


Business
Multi-million pound Kingswinford business hub begins to take shape 

5 Apr 17

A MULTI-million pound speculative development in Kingswinford is beginning to take shape, with the construction of the steel frame well under way.