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2022 Commonwealth Games awarded to the heart of the UK

Birmingham and the city's surrounding region have been awarded an early Christmas gift with the announcement that Birmingham will be the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. This comes after rigorous campaigning by region leaders and the wider community. Instrumental in this achievement are the likes of the West Midlands Mayor ...

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Hit the ground running with Downtown Birmingham in 2018

As Birmingham progresses its quest to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022, Downtown is inviting the city’s business community to get involved with its events programme in the New Year to help them achieve success. The business organisation has unveiled an exciting and eclectic events programme for Birmingham in 2018, ...

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Downtown LoveBrum and raise over £2000.00 for local causes

It has been a highly successful year for Downtown Birmingham in Business in 2017 and one of those proudest achievements has been raising a whopping total of over £2000 for local hidden gem projects in and around Birmingham. Matt Barnsley, head of Business Support for Downtown Birmingham in Business kicked ...

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Downtown Announces Growth Plans on back of Record Year

Downtown in Business is celebrating a record year as it gears up to establish the brand in two new locations in 2018. The company, which currently operates in Liverpool, Lancashire, Manchester, Leeds, and Birmingham, has hit the £1million turnover mark for the first time. During the year, the company has ...

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DIB event focuses on business challenges for 2018

Downtown in Business, in association with boutique outsourced HR agency High Performance Consultancy (HPC), hosted a special Power Panel at the Malmaison this week, reflecting on changes that had been made to the employment tribunal regime; the soon to be introduced GDPR legislation, and the recent budget. Addressing business leaders ...

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Community in the workplace

Successful workforces are marked by a cohesive community. In the second of our series on Future Workspaces we look at what ‘community’ means in the workplace and how can we develop, support and sustain it for mutual benefit. Typically, a community is a group of people having something in common ...

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The #WMGeneration

The region's campaign to secure Channel 4's relocation to the West Midlands has reached a critical stage as it's very likely the decision is going to be announced in the next few weeks. To make sure that Channel 4 are left in no doubt about the incredible talent from across ...

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Steadying the ship post-Carillion

Following the liquidation of Carillion, which has left many suppliers and sub-contractors facing a difficult future, Graham Bushby, RSM’s head of restructuring, advises affected businesses on their options.

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