Sigma announces new ‘connected’ brand as part of next phase of growth

Sigma announces new ‘connected’ brand as part of next phase of growth

Worcestershire-based outsourcing specialist Sigma Financial Group has announced a rebrand of the entire group after a period of growth. The Redditch and Birmingham company, which offers ‘white label’ customer contact centre services across the energy, water, retail and financial services sectors, has now become the Sigma Connected Group – a move that its chief executive says will align its brand...

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Is it time for businesses to rethink company cars?

Is it time for businesses to rethink company cars?

The company car has become a highly charged topic among employees who have been working from home for over a year, according to Richard Bull, tax partner at national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm Crowe. Bull, who is based in Crowe’s Midlands office, said: “As we enter a new financial year, it could be a good time to look at your company car policy afresh. “The company car has always been...

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New jobs boost for young people as Worcestershire firm Sigma joins Kickstart

New jobs boost for young people as Worcestershire firm Sigma joins Kickstart

A Worcestershire outsourcing business has announced it is creating 15 job placements for young people whose career prospects have been scarred by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Sigma Financial Group, which offers ‘white label’ customer contact centre services across the energy, water, retail and financial services sectors, has signed up to the Government’s Kickstart scheme, which creates short-term...

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Crowe advises Herefordshire specialist care business on sale to national group

Crowe advises Herefordshire specialist care business on sale to national group

The corporate finance team at national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm Crowe has advised the owners of a Herefordshire residential and supported living care business on its sale to Choice Care. Inspiration Care, based in Leominster, was established in June 2007 by Martyn Titcombe and Karen Kenny and provides care for clients in The Marches area between Ludlow in Shropshire and Hereford. It...

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John Lewis funding boost delivers a perfect 10th birthday present for Miss Macaroon

John Lewis funding boost delivers a perfect 10th birthday present for Miss Macaroon

A Birmingham social enterprise that has made 2.5million macaroons for global brands, royalty and a host of celebrities is celebrating ten years in business this week. Miss Macaroon has grown from a desire to use macaroons to help people back into work into one of the City’s leading employability programmes and a destination food venue for local people and visitors. Formed by pastry chef Rosie...

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