Final deal fills office development

9:30am Friday 24th October 2014

REGENERATION specialist St. Modwen has completed the final deal at its modern office development The Oaks in Redditch.

Free business workshop to prepare for 2015

9:22am Friday 24th October 2014

THE Small Business Clinic is running a free workshop for business owners titled Four Ways to Grow Your Business, to help them get their companies ready for 2015. The workshop will be held at the Abbey Hotel in Malvern on Tuesday, November 11 from 9.30am until 12.30pm.

David Lloyd club has £1m facelift

Ledbury Reporter: FIT: David Lloyd Leisure members work out

8:44am Friday 24th October 2014

DAVID Lloyd Leisure's £1m refurbishment of its Bromsgrove club is due to be completed next month.

Who's bright idea was this? Firms complete endurance challenge in foul weather for charity

Ledbury Reporter: TOP TEAM: Jaga Heating

4:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LEDBURY heating company proved hot stuff when it took part in a charity endurance challenge.

Eight come at once. Worcester gets new buses

Ledbury Reporter: EIGHT: New buses all in a row

1:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

EIGHT brand new, state-of-the-art buses have been introduced by First on services operating in Worcester.

Nail polish amnesty to aid hospice

Ledbury Reporter: POLISH: Amy Austin discusses new nail polish with a customer

10:57am Thursday 23rd October 2014

LADIES, or in these enlightened days even the odd gentleman, who aren't sure what to do with old bottles of nail polish now have the answer.

House building increases as economy picks up

10:19am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MORE new homes are being built in the West Midlands than at any time since 2007.

Broadband rolling out faster than expected across county

9:47am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PLANS to roll-out superfast broadband across Worcestershire are three months ahead of schedule.

Businesses can improve overseas ambitions during Export Week

9:35am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BUSINESSES are being urged to take advantage of the facilities offered during UK Trade & Investment's Export Week.

Local brainpower helps new Worcester charity

Ledbury Reporter: QUIZMASTERS: SME Solicitors' Yvonne Tivey and Guy Salter.

9:17am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE combined brain power of more than 20 local businesses raised £1,000 for Worcester charity Frankie’s Legacy at a quiz night organised by SME Solicitors at the New Road headquarters of Worcestershire County Cricket Club.

Rainbow nation of business people at Sixways event

Ledbury Reporter: SPEAKER: Peter Johnson of  Project  in Mind and Kathryn Wagstaff of  Finditinworcestershire,

8:49am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ARE you a red, blue, green or yellow business person? Not sure? Then you should have been at a breakfast meeting at Worcester's Sixways stadium.

Technology company proves a beacon of success

Ledbury Reporter: LAUNCH: Ventutec managing director Kevin Savage

4:02pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

NEW smartphone technology designed to increase sales and "enhance the brand experience" has been created by a Worcester company.

Meetings to offer free business advice

3:23pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BUSINESSES can gain access to valuable advice and funded support at a series of free network breakfast meetings acrossWorcestershire in the coming weeks.

Construction company climbs the ladder of success with fire station project

Ledbury Reporter: AWARD WINNER: Malvern's new fire station

3:18pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE construction company has taken two top awards in a search to find the UK's best builders.

Construction company climbs the ladder of success with fire station project

Ledbury Reporter: AWARD WINNER: Malvern's new fire station

3:15pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE construction company has taken two top awards in a search to find the UK's best builders.

Swipe me, I've won a flight on easyJet. Mariachi band serenades Worcester mum's success

Ledbury Reporter: 18/10/14 Nectar at Homebase, Worcester: (11697198)

2:29pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BARBERSHOP quartet and a mariachi band jumped out of a giant purple vending machine the height of a double decker bus to surprise shoppers in Worcester with an impromptu performance.

Builders in the pink for charity

Ledbury Reporter: IN THE PINK: Sales adviser Lucy Sutherland and the team at Broadheath Meadows

10:57am Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRICKIES - and sales staff - on a Worcester new homes development will be getting in the pink to help raise awareness of breast cancer.

Shall I be mother? Harriett takes tea with technology company

Ledbury Reporter: (11714275)

10:53am Tuesday 21st October 2014

IT was tea for two when West Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin joined a Malvern technology company to discuss its stunning progress in the last 12 months.

Shortlist announced for county's major apprenticeship awards

9:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE shortlist has been announced for Worcestershire biggest apprentices competition of the year.

Free update for business accountants

Ledbury Reporter: ADVICE: Rob Gunn, heads tax team

9:34am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ACCOUNTANTS working directly within businesses are being offered a free annual update by national audit, tax and advisory firm Crowe Clark Whitehill.

Sign up to work experience scheme, Harriett tells businesses

Ledbury Reporter: SIGNED UP: Harriett Baldwin with a group of new graduates and apprentices from QinetiQ, who have signed up to the work experience scheme.

2:15pm Monday 20th October 2014

BUSINESSES are being urged to join a scheme which matches students with work experience opportunities.

Financial planner wins top award for top advice

Ledbury Reporter: SHORTLISTED: Chris Payton, senior financial planner at Redbourne Wealth Management with the firm's managing director Gordon Hay.

12:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BROMSGROVE financial planning firm has won a top national award for the quality of advice it gives to clients.

Across town move for accountants

8:19am Monday 20th October 2014

A GROWING accountancy and business advisory firm is moving across town in Bromsgrove.

Co-op cares and shares with young people's charity

Ledbury Reporter: DONATION: Jayne Preece - Midcounties customer services assistant, Julie Ford Midcounties colleague, Caroline Hamilton,  Wyre Forest Nightstop Charity volunteer, Julia Grebes,  Wyre Forest Nightstop Charity volunteer co-ordinator, Simon Hartland, Midcounti

11:33am Friday 17th October 2014

YOUNG homeless people have been given a helping hand following a donation from the Midcounties Co-operative Food store in Kidderminster.

Staff's chance to "pie a suit" for charity

Ledbury Reporter: FUNDRAISERS: Johnson Fleming staff at their charity netball tournament

10:40am Friday 17th October 2014

WORKPLACE pensions specialist Johnson Fleming has raised more than £400 for its chosen charity of the year, young persons cancer supporter CLIC Sargent, with a series of fundraising events.

Worcester businesses vote on future of city centre management company

Ledbury Reporter: Launch of Worcester BID with marketing and events officer Nadja von Dahlen, head of Worcester BID Adrian Field and crime reduction manager Jack Hince.

9:37am Friday 17th October 2014

WORCESTER businesses are about to have their say on the future of the city centre's management company.

Malvern cyber company supplies the Government - and that's official

8:58am Friday 17th October 2014

MALVERN technology specialist Deep-Secure has been appointed a supplier of cyber security products to the British government.

Chamber up for another pot.

2:27pm Thursday 16th October 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce, which is currently the UK's Chamber of the Year, has been nominated for another award, this time in the Midlands region.

The magnificent seven of top county law firm

Ledbury Reporter: PARTNER: Robert Weston recommended for second year in succession

2:08pm Thursday 16th October 2014

SEVEN solicitors from a single Worcestershire law firm have been named among the best in the business by the Legal 500, the legal profession's referral guide.

Two new faces in law firm's conveyancing department

Ledbury Reporter: TEAM: Thomas Horton conveyancing team with  Laura Faye Edmunds (far left) and  Rowena Slater-Reay  (third right)

10:39am Thursday 16th October 2014

THER are two new names on the desks at Worcestershire law firm Thomas Horton LLP Solicitors.

MP urges companies to adopt cyber security audits to prevent being exposed

Ledbury Reporter: VICTIM:  Actress Jennifer Lawrence had personal photos stolen

9:55am Thursday 16th October 2014

WEST Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin has called on companies to audit their cyber security as a wave of cyber thefts hits the online community.

Mike waxes lyrical about new candle business

Ledbury Reporter: CANDLE:  Mike Carroll (striped sweater) serves customers in his new shop

9:19am Thursday 16th October 2014

MIKE Carroll's new business idea in Worcester is certainly not to be sniffed at.

National role for Steve in expanding carpet company

Ledbury Reporter: NEW ROLE: Steve Glover of Brockway Carpets

8:49am Thursday 16th October 2014

BROCKWAY Carpets’ Steve Glover has been promoted to national sales manager as part of the company’s continuing expansion plans.

Most successful year yet sees Gravity company lift-off

Ledbury Reporter: HAPPY: Caron Crawford and Simon Rice, directors of  Gravity Credit Control

2:56pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

GRAVITY Credit Control is defying its own name by taking off and moving to larger premises.

No need to pay for business rate advice, firms told.

1:26pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SMALL businesses are being urged not to pay third parties for advice on getting discounts on their business rates.

Local economy still recovering, just a bit more slowly

Ledbury Reporter: CHAMBER CHIEF: Mike Ashton, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce chief executive

1:17pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

ALTHOUGH the economy has slowed in some areas, progress continues to be made in Worcestershire and Herefordshire.

Voting now open in business awards competition

11:53am Wednesday 15th October 2014

PUBLIC voting has now opened for one of Worcestershire's top business competitions.

Banking group backing student success

Ledbury Reporter: SUCCESS: Lloyds Scholar Emily Gotch

10:14am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE student has just started life at university with the support of a unique programme from Lloyds Banking Group.

Airport launches 'working place' for business

Ledbury Reporter:

9:38am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A  NEW drop-in workplace for mobile and flexible workers has opened at Birmingham Airport, situated within a short walk of the check-in and arrivals area.

Law firm makes finals of Legal 500 Awards

Ledbury Reporter: HEAD: Heath Thomas, head of licensing at Harrison, Clark, Rickerbys

9:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE licensing team at Harrison Clark Rickerbys has been named among only seven law firms shortlisted for one of the industry’s leading accolades.

Vax aims to clean up for charity in Birmingham run.

Ledbury Reporter: FIT: Members of the Vax team in training for the Great Birmingham Run

3:49pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

FLOORCARE company Vax, which has its headquarters at Droitwich, has entered a team of 26 runners in this year’s Great Birmingham Run on Sunday, October 19, aiming to raise £2,600 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Financial planners head for the top again

2:59pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE firm is set to retain its title as the West Midlands’ best financial planning company after being shortlisted for the 2014 prize.

Malvern "superstar" business acquired by global technology company

10:43am Tuesday 14th October 2014

AWARD winning Malvern mobile messaging specialist TxtLoxal has been bought by global technology company IMImobile.

Bricklayer Jason building a career to the top of the construction industry

Ledbury Reporter: WINNER:  Jason Whitmore with principal Mike Hopkins of South and City College, Birmingham at the Midland regional final.

9:28am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A TRAINEE bricklayer from Worcester has reached the finals of a national construction competition.

Student Rowena in line for top business award

Ledbury Reporter: CONTENDER: Rowena Simmons of Worcester Business School

1:15pm Monday 13th October 2014

A WORCESTER Business School student is to complete with some of the best young entrepreneurs in the country for a top business award.

Warning for landlords over immigration status of new tenants

Ledbury Reporter: HELLO AGAIN: Sarah Coyne returns to mfg Solicitors

11:51am Monday 13th October 2014

LANDLORDS are being warned to begin checking the immigration status of new tenants so they are not slapped with a £3,000 fine when tough new rules come into effect.

IT solutions company solves space problem by relocating

10:38am Monday 13th October 2014

A COMPANY specialising in IT solutions for the retail and hospitality industries has relocated to larger premises in Redditch.

Smile for the birdie. Photo studio celebrates first birthday

3:24pm Friday 10th October 2014

IT was smiles all round as independent photography company Sub Studio of Copenhagen Street, Worcester celebrated its first birthday.

Biddles is best. Local retailer tops national awards

Ledbury Reporter: Comedian Andy Parsons with, Helen Biddle, Simon Biddle, Susan Nash from Mondelez International and David Shrimpton from Independent Retail News.

12:45pm Friday 10th October 2014

A NEIGHBOURHOOD shop from Worcestershire has topped the list at a national retail awards.

Recruitment and HR firm in line for top award

12:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

RECRUITMENT and HR solutions specialist People Experts has been nominated to a top national award.






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