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How to Make Your IT Project Succeed - Change Management - Wolverhampton - 14/05/2015

How to Make Your IT Project Succeed - Change Management - Wolverhampton - 14/05/2015

Why do most IT projects fail? - People get left behind! More

21/04/15 12:43 | 24 reads | Events

Modernising Your Business with IT - Wolverhampton - 29/04/2015

Modernising Your Business with IT - Wolverhampton - 29/04/2015

How confident are you with the safety of your IT systems? More

21/04/15 12:34 | 35 reads | Events

Business Crime: Cyber Crime & Fraud - Prevent & Protect - Stoke on Trent - 29/05/2015

Business Crime: Cyber Crime & Fraud - Prevent & Protect - Stoke on Trent - 29/05/2015

Statistically speaking there is one crime every hour against businesses in Staffordshire and according to research most businesses do not report the crime to the police. More

21/04/15 12:21 | 39 reads | Events

One2Three Club - Stafford - 19/05/2015

One2Three Club - Stafford - 19/05/2015

The One2Three Club is exclusive to Staffordshire and is designed to support the growth and success of new and small businesses. More

21/04/15 09:04 | 39 reads | Events

UN Global Compact: What Is It & What\

UN Global Compact: What Is It & What's In It For Your Business? - Stoke On Trent - 08/05/2015

The United Nations Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate social responsibility initiative. It asks companies to embrace and adhere to a set of core values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, environment and anti-corruption. More

21/04/15 08:53 | 45 reads | Events

Finest - New Wave of Technology - Stoke-on-Trent - 28/04/2015

Finest - New Wave of Technology - Stoke-on-Trent - 28/04/2015

The delivery of professional business services has changed profoundly over recent years and with the increasing availability of new technologies, will continue to change at a pace that some professionals may feel uncomfortable with. Finest is the Professional Services section of Staffordshire Chambers More

21/04/15 08:38 | 45 reads | Events

Business Solutions Breakfast - Keele - 30/04/2015

Business Solutions Breakfast - Keele - 30/04/2015

Come and join us at Keele Hall for breakfast and a short seminar that will help you take more control over your business. More

21/04/15 08:19 | 40 reads | Events

Women In Business - Stoke on Trent - 24/04/2015

Women In Business - Stoke on Trent - 24/04/2015

Our Women in Business events enable businesswomen from across the area to help forge relationships that help with business growth and personal development. Dedicated to championing the cause of business women across the region, this event allows women to network in a relaxed environment and listen to inspirational and motivating speakers. More

20/04/15 16:08 | 46 reads | Events

What IP do you Own? - Stafford - 07/05/2015

What IP do you Own? - Stafford - 07/05/2015

This workshop delivered by the Intellectual Property Office aims to give participants a good overview of intellectual property and how it impacts on small and medium sized businesses. More

16/04/15 09:07 | 61 reads | Events

New Product Development Workshop – I – 2015 - Stafford - 22/04/2015

New Product Development Workshop – I – 2015 - Stafford - 22/04/2015

Do you need help to develop your next product or process? Busy people can benefit from following a structured process to ensure development is on track. More

16/04/15 08:47 | 49 reads | Events

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Ready For Business Breakfast Event - Keele - 14/05/2015Ready For Business Breakfast Event - Keele - 14/05/2015

This event will showcase ways in which Keele University can help you develop your workforce through various initiatives. More

15/04/15 15:45 | 52 reads | Events

Civil aviation sector set to grow throughout 2015 predict operatorsCivil aviation sector set to grow throughout 2015 predict operators

The UK airport sector has predicted that passenger growth will continue over the course of 2015. More

13/04/15 08:27 | 79 reads | News

West Midlands economic output at 13 month highWest Midlands economic output at 13 month high

The latest Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking West Midlands PMI report has revealed faster output growth in March. The rise in activity was the most marked in just over a year, making the region the second-strongest performer across the UK. More

13/04/15 08:13 | 70 reads | News

West Midlands firms named among UK\West Midlands firms named among UK's fastest growing

A Staffordshire travel agency, an electrical manufacturer and an online bookmaker have been named among the fastest growing companies in the West Midlands. More

10/04/15 08:02 | 74 reads | News

EEF publishes top ten wish list for next GovernmentEEF publishes top ten wish list for next Government

BRITISH manufacturers have published their top ten priorities for the first year of the next Government. The list, published by EEF, also includes a scorecard of measures against which efforts to boost growth will be judged. More

02/04/15 08:16 | 112 reads | Opinion

Rate of Production Growth Reaches Nine-Month HighRate of Production Growth Reaches Nine-Month High

Manufacturing production grew at its fastest pace in nine months during March, a new report has revealed. The latest Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) from Markit and the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) found that the growth was down to a spike in new business from July 2014. More

02/04/15 08:09 | 149 reads | News

Midlands Enterprises Increase as High-Growth Companies DeclineMidlands Enterprises Increase as High-Growth Companies Decline

The number of enterprises making the Midlands their home increased by more than 6 per cent last year, according to the findings of a new report, but the volume of high-growth companies in the region faced a "significant" decline. More

30/03/15 07:49 | 182 reads | News

Growing Places FundingGrowing Places Funding

The Growing Places Fund is currently allocated to give £11.3m of investment in the Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire area. More

25/03/15 12:17 | 154 reads | Business Support

Manufacturing growth going steady in MarchManufacturing growth going steady in March

Activity in the manufacturing sector remained broadly steady in March, according to the CBI’s latest Industrial Trends Survey. More

24/03/15 09:34 | 138 reads | News

JCB secures £5m order from plant hire firmJCB secures £5m order from plant hire firm

Staffordshire excavator manufacturer JCB has secured a £5m deal for more than 100 of its JCB Loadall telescopic handlers. More

24/03/15 09:17 | 145 reads | News

Positive Budget Reaction from West Midlands Business CommunityPositive Budget Reaction from West Midlands Business Community

Businesses, local authorities and industry powerhouses from across the West Midlands have reacted positively to yesterday's Budget announcement, in which hundreds of millions of pounds was committed to automotive and energy research in the region. More

19/03/15 09:08 | 121 reads | Opinion

West Midlands businesses leading on job creationWest Midlands businesses leading on job creation

A new survey from Barclays has revealed that West Midlands firms are leading the way in job creation terms with 70% intending to hire more staff this year More

18/03/15 09:03 | 120 reads | News

SME manufacturers offered help to break into aerospace supply chainSME manufacturers offered help to break into aerospace supply chain

Manufacturers looking to diversify into the aerospace sector are being offered help to get their business on a sound financial footing. More

17/03/15 12:30 | 111 reads | News

Exports from the region reach a record highExports from the region reach a record high

Government figures have revealed that exports from West Midlands firms reached a record high of £7.6bn during the final quarter of 2014, up by nearly £100m on the same quarter last year. More

06/03/15 10:31 | 165 reads | News

UK car market experiences longest ever period of growthUK car market experiences longest ever period of growth

Figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that the UK new car market has grown for a 36th consecutive month – a record growth period. In February, traditionally one of the quietest months of the year ahead of a number plate change in March, the market grew 12.0% year-on-year with 76,958 new cars registered, achieving a year-to-date rise of 8.3%. Fleet buyers drove this increase with registrations up 19.9% in February, while the private market saw an increase of 3.4%. More

06/03/15 10:26 | 170 reads | News

West Midlands manufacturers enjoy healthy start to 2015West Midlands manufacturers enjoy healthy start to 2015

Manufacturers in the West Midlands have seen an upbeat start to 2015, with output, orders and employment all positive. More

02/03/15 09:14 | 152 reads | News

£150K Support for West Midlands Games Industry£150K Support for West Midlands Games Industry

Creative England's GamesLab is making £150,000 available to up-and-coming businesses in the West Midlands' games industry. More

02/03/15 09:13 | 145 reads | News

£1m funding enables Goodfish to snap up firm£1m funding enables Goodfish to snap up firm

Cannock toolmaking and injection moulding company Goodfish has acquired complementary business Powell & Harber after securing £1m in debt and equity investment from Finance Birmingham. More

27/02/15 09:21 | 138 reads | News

Sales and investment on the rise as England’s SME manufacturers defy slowdownSales and investment on the rise as England’s SME manufacturers defy slowdown

Small and medium sized manufacturers (SMEs) in England are defying predictions of a slowdown in the sector by posting increases in current and predicted sales. 59% of respondents to the latest Manufacturing Barometer* have indicated that turnover increased in the previous six months (up 4% on the last report), with over two thirds (70%) expecting further increases over the next quarter. More

26/02/15 14:27 | 130 reads | Opinion

EEF outlines manufacturing priorities to next GovernmentEEF outlines manufacturing priorities to next Government

Britain's manufacturers have set the next Government four key priorities to build on and secure the economic recovery - or risk jeopardising the growth that has been achieved. More

26/02/15 14:17 | 152 reads | News