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Far Eastern delights for AWI as it prepares to make Wire China debut 

18 Sep 18

BRIERLEY Hill-based Alloy Wire International (AWI) is stepping up its expansion in the Far East by exhibiting at Wire China for the first time.


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Black Country law firm reach national legal awards final 

1 Sep 18

A BLACK Country law firm has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award after judges were impressed by several of its new training initiatives.


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Snowdon trek helps law firm staff raise £13k for children’s hospital 

24 Aug 18

STAFF at a Black Country law firm proved no challenge is too big when they conquered Wales’ largest peak – smashing their charity target in the process.


Business
Halesowen firm raise the roof after recent success 

21 Aug 18

A HALESOWEN roofing company has marked 25 years in the trade by being listed in the London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 companies to Inspire Britain’.


Business
Kidderminster law firm expands into Second City 

9 Aug 18

WYRE Forest law firm mfg Solicitors has expanded into Birmingham after announcing it has concluded a deal to merge with an historic legal practice.


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Historic Halesowen firm undergoes ‘globalisation’ rebrand 

9 Aug 18

ONE of the country’s oldest firms is staying true to its Black Country heritage as it undergoes a rebrand.


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Alloy Wire International targets Japan as part of Far Eastern sales drive 

3 Aug 18

A BRIERLEY Hill based-manufacturer is targeting a major sales drive in Japan as it looks to boost its presence in the Far East.


Business
Property agency appoints new partner at Halesowen base 

31 Jul 18

A HALESOWEN property agency has appointed a new partner as it looks to expand its commercial sector across the region.


Business
Halesowen firm moves 20 jobs into new base 

30 Jul 18

A HALESOWEN based distributor of specialist engineering products has moved 20 jobs into a 14,000 sq ft industrial unit in the town.


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New supermarket to bring 30 jobs to Oldbury 

26 Jul 18

A NEW food store is set to bring up to 30 new jobs to Oldbury when it opens later this year.


Business
Businesses urged to help boost town by joining Halesowen BID committee 

20 Jul 18

PEOPLE who want to make a difference in Halesowen are being urged to join the town’s BID committee.


Business
£270k investment set to transform Halesowen pub 

17 Jul 18

BUILDING work has begun this week on a major £270,000 refurbishment of the Hare and Hounds pub in Halesowen.


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Sandwell Business Ambassadors give backing to borough awards 

11 Jul 18

SANDWELL Business Ambassadors has announced its sponsorship of one of the categories at this week’s Sandwell Business Awards.


Business
Renovations and recruitment as Halesowen firm hits record growth 

9 Jul 18

A GAMING firm has transformed its Halesowen headquarters into a state-of-the-art studio, complete with a gym and canteen.


Business
Dudley Building Society breaks records in 160th year 

2 Jul 18

DUDLEY Building Society has announced record year end results as it celebrates its 160th anniversary.


Business
Law staff to scale new heights with children’s hospital challenges 

28 Jun 18

STAFF from a Midlands law firm will be swapping their day roles for hiking boots and aerodynamic lycra to raise more than £10,000 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital.


Business
Halesowen firm gives backing to young entrepreneurs 

27 Jun 18

AN enterprising Halesowen accountancy firm has given its support to an awards scheme that aims to inspire the next generation of West Midlands entrepreneurs.


Business
Chris celebrates 40 years loyal service – and just one sick day – at Halesowen firm 

19 Jun 18

A POPULAR customer services manager who has only taken one sick day in her entire career is celebrating 40 years’ service at Halesowen opticians Scrivens.


Business
Halesowen apprentice lands major Training Award 

14 Jun 18

AN APPRENTICE from Halesowen has claimed one of the main prizes at the In-Comm Training Awards held recently.


Business
A Perry staff to take on Snowdon charity climb 

7 Jun 18

CHARITABLE staff at a Cradley Heath manufacturing firm are lacing up their walking boots as they attempt a climb up Snowdon this weekend.


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TotalKare targets 20 per cent growth after Management buy-out 

29 May 18

A BLACK Country heavy-duty vehicle lifting solutions company is targeting significant growth after being bought as part of a Management Buy-out.


Business
Midlands first for Towcraft with industry accreditation 

25 May 18

A BLACKHEATH firm have become the first company in the Midlands – and only the third in the country – to receive accreditation as a Witter/Westfalia Approved Service Centre.


Business
Kids play as TotalKare helps keep Glasgow Playbus on the road 

24 May 18

A HALESOWEN-based provider of heavy duty lifting solutions is helping to keep an essential service for children in Scotland on the road.


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Black Country firm AWI breaks £10m sales barrier after trio of new contracts 

24 May 18

MAJOR new orders to supply into the aerospace, petrochemical and nuclear sectors have helped a Black Country manufacturer smash the £10m barrier for the first time in its 72-year history.


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Black Country Business Festival under way around the region 

25 Apr 18

BLACK Country business is the focus of a major event which aims to showcase the best of enterprise and industry at the heart of the midlands.


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£1m birthday present for furniture retailer’s Black Country showroom 

24 Apr 18

AN independent furniture retailer is celebrating the first birthday of its Black Country showroom in style, after posting its best ever year.


Business
Kind Stourbridge lawyers launch fundraising initiative for Birmingham Children’s Hospital 

20 Apr 18

STAFF from a Stourbridge-based law firm have pledged their support to help Birmingham Children’s Hospital carry out its life-saving care.


Business
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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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‘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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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

21 Nov 17

AN Oldbury business centre has rebranded itself after changing management.


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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.