10:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014
PARENTS in the postal district of the Beaconsfield High School in Buckinghamshire face paying a premium of £483,031 (154%) compared to the average house price in neighbouring areas, according to new research by Lloyds Bank.
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A MANUFACTURER and supplier of specialist equipment for lifts, based at Hallow, near Worcester, is targeting a significant increase in new global clients as well as further penetration in its domestic UK market following £600,000 in funding from Santander Corporate and Commercial.
1:44pm Tuesday 26th August 2014
PEOPLE may revert to hiding their cash "under the mattress" amid fears that their money is not safe if controversial plans enabling the taxman to seize money directly from accounts are implemented, the Building Societies Association (BSA) has warned.
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WEST Midlands businesses and entrepreneurs are being urged to tap into the growth opportunities around bioenergy - forecast to generate in excess of £12 billion of new business in the UK in the next decade - following the launch of a new suite of "innovation services" from an Aston University research and business engagement team.
6:20am Tuesday 26th August 2014
A SURGE in the number of people becoming insolvent has prompted a fresh warning from a Redditch-based finance specialist about the need for individuals and business owners to manage their finances "closer than ever".
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7:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014
THE CLA (Country Land and Business Association) says that a new code of practice intended to ensure the responsible sale and safe use of sky lanterns fails to address the fact that lanterns carrying naked flames cannot be controlled.
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LATEST Government figures show that the number of claims for Research and Development tax relief by SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) in the West Midlands region rose by 33% in 2012-13 compared to the previous year.
6:20am Friday 22nd August 2014
ALMOST two years after setting up TaxAssist Accountants in Kingswinford to provide specialist tax and accountancy services to the small business community, local accountant Lloyd Evans is expanding, opening a second office at Cradley Enterprise Centre in Halesowen.
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AS thousands of young people today receive their GCSE results, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is warning that the Government proposal to remove GCSE engineering could make the skills crisis an even bigger cause of concern for UK employers.
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6:40am Thursday 21st August 2014
SOARING demand for cars and components manufactured in the West Midlands will see a surge in jobs as more than half of employers revealed they were planning to take on new staff - and up their pay, it has been claimed.
6:20am Thursday 21st August 2014
A "SHORTAGE" of problem-solving skills in the construction industry is said to be preventing professionals from advancing within their careers, prompting a new initiative between Birmingham City University and Mott MacDonald Ltd.
6:10am Thursday 21st August 2014