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University achieves Small Business Charter award

Thursday 22nd June

Birmingham City University is a delivery partner on the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership Growth Hub. The Birmingham City Business School has achieved the Small Business Charter award in recognition of its support and commitment to small businesses.

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Step Forward

Thursday 15th June

The demands of the economy and the needs of the future workforce are changing. We need to be ready as a city to meet these challenges head on and investing in the right skills now is crucial to success. We are calling on everyone to Step Forward and make Birmingham THE skills city. Find out about Step Forward and the support available to upskill your workforce.

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Advice on cyber-attack for businesses

Monday 15th May

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy have provided the following advice to all businesses following the recent cyber-attack.

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Innovation Challenge Forum

Thursday 11th May

GBSLEP Innovation Challenge Forum - the voice that encourages & supports innovation in the region

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National Manufacturing Barometer

Friday 28th April

Are you a SME manufacturer in the UK? Now is the chance to make sure your voice is heard in the next National Manufacturing Barometer. Share your views to help shape future Government policy, highlighting current trends and opportunities within the manufacturing industry.

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E And S W Knowles And Co Ltd

Friday 28th April

For over 90 years E. & S.W. Knowles & Co. Ltd has held an enviable position in the British timber manufacturing industry as a major supplier of products and materials. However the company was keen on growing by becoming leaner and more dynamic.

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Midlands Engine International Trade Summit

Tuesday 14th February

Some of the country’s leading finance experts and business leaders have been signed up to speak at the first Midlands Engine International Trade Summit this spring.

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Midlands firm rewrites future of rotary engine

Monday 13th February

A tiny Staffordshire company is gearing up to become a world-beater – and unveil the untold story of the rotary engine to a whole new range of 21st century customers. Lichfield-based Advanced Innovative Engineering (UK) Ltd have their sights set on conquering this largely untapped market, once hailed as the ‘powerplant of the future.’

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Global focus at Export Hub rolls into town

Friday 10th February

Businesses in Greater Birmingham were encouraged to think global when the Department for International Trade’s Export Hub rolled into the city.

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Concept Group displays strong signs of progress following Growth Hub support

Monday 5th December

Birmingham-based Concept Group – the company behind the unique ‘eye’ display at the entrances to New Street Station - signed up to the RBS Mid-Sized Business Growth Programme, run by Aston Centre for Growth in collaboration with the Greater Birmingham Growth Hub. Just six months later, the company has established a new senior leadership team as it looks to bolster its growth plans.