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Wyre Forest District Council and BetaDen launch cleantech bootcamp

Wyre Forest District Council and BetaDen launch cleantech bootcamp

Wyre Forest District Council and Worcestershire technology accelerator BetaDen have launched an industry-first cleantech bootcamp to help businesses develop and commercialise solutions to some of the biggest environmental challenges facing industries around the world.  BetaDen North Cleantech Bootcamp is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund and will see leading...

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Speciality chicken wings restaurant will create 20-plus jobs in new city centre venture

Speciality chicken wings restaurant will create 20-plus jobs in new city centre venture

A new speciality chicken wings restaurant and takeaway set to open in Birmingham in mid-March will create more than 20 jobs. Wing Trapp will be the second restaurant bearing the name after the founder directors launched the original concept in Leicester more than three and a half years ago. Property agents Creative Retail and Bond Wolfe have let 2,048 sq ft at 37a Great Charles Queensway to...

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In-Comm Training reveals 130 apprenticeship vacancies as competition rises for this year’s talent

In-Comm Training reveals 130 apprenticeship vacancies as competition rises for this year’s talent

One of the West Midlands’ leading training providers is heralding an apprenticeship boom from employers as they strive to act quickly to find solutions to growing recruitment issues. Gareth Jones, managing director at In-Comm Training, believes firms are facing a race to find the talent they need, with job vacancies at a record high and competition to attract staff tougher than ever. His company...

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R&D investment pays off as AWI launches new ‘high-performance’ alloy

R&D investment pays off as AWI launches new ‘high-performance’ alloy

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of round, flat and profile wire is starting the new year in style by introducing a new alloy to its expanding range. Black Country-based Alloy Wire International (AWI), which supplies to more than 5,000 customers across the world, has seen investment in its R&D programme pay off with the launch of INCONEL: 617, a Chromium-Cobalt-Molybdenum alloy...

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10 new jobs as Haines Watts meets spike in demand with latest recruitment push

10 new jobs as Haines Watts meets spike in demand with latest recruitment push

Haines Watts has announced its latest recruitment push as it aims to keep pace with growing client demand across its five offices in the West Midlands. The leading chartered accountants, a specialist in providing tailored support for thousands of owner-managed businesses across the region, is creating 10 positions - just a few months after it filled 25 new jobs. Annual fees were up 20% in 2021...

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