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14:23, 17 APR 2015
Big Hoot preview evening at KPMG
Birmingham's business community attended an artistic preview evening at KPMG One Snowhill, of Birmingham Children's Hospital's The Big Hoot charity art exhibition.
We must champion diversity in Birmingham's boardrooms together
The membership had changed significantly given the three board members who had retired at the last AGM.
Jaguar Land Rover
Driverless cars an 'opportunity to be grasped' by Midlands automotive sector
In a report commissioned by the Society of Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) automotive experts at KPMG have predicted driverless or ‘connected’ cars will have a massive impact on UK manufacturing and society as a whole
Edgbaston High School for Girls team triumphs in ICAEW’s business and accounting competition
Edgbaston High School for Girls impressed the judges and will go on to represent Birmingham at the national final which takes place at the Metropole Hotel in Solihull in June. This was one of 46 heats attracting nearly 3,000 students around the country
Clement Keys makes two director appointments
The firm has seen an increase in revenue over the last 12 months and says it is currently seeing growth in each of its service areas
Mills & Reeve team advises 99p Stores on Poundland deal
The deal comprises £47.5 million in cash and £7.5 million of Poundland shares and is conditional on the approval of the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA). The process is anticipated to take around two months
300 guests attend KPMG's annual event in Birmingham
KPMG's annual event at the firm's Birmingham office attracted 300 attendees.
Radisson Blu leaseholder acquired by Dubai group
Beetham Hotels Birmingham fell into administration three years ago and has now been bought out by Royal Gulf
Irwin Mitchell advises Redditch pharmaceutical firm Lexon on Norchem acquisition
The family-run business, which has a turnover of £150 million and employs over 400 members of staff, purchased the Norchem group of companies for an undisclosed sum
Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
Probe into iSoft 'ongoing' despite collapse of trials
FRC inquiry into accounting irregularities still open a decade after the first accusations.
New head of office for Smith Cooper
A former tax partner at KPMG in Birmingham, Ms Hendley will replace Jeremy Cope who will focus on developing the company’s audit and accountancy division in the city
KMPG hosts Alumni event its Birmingham office
KMPG hosted an Alumni event at its Birmingham office for an evening with past colleagues.
Autumn Statement: Devolution damp squib for West Midlands
Chancellor accused of delivering warm words but hot air on devolution - but said his “door is open” to cities and towns which want to follow the example set by Manchester
Grant Thornton employer solutions team boosted by specialist hire
Mr Verney joins Grant Thornton after almost 17 years at KPMG in Nottingham, ten of which were spent specialising in employment tax in the education sector
Birmingham City Council
Diversity in the Boardroom: Birmingham businessman Karl George aiming to tackle the issue
The Effective Board Member Programme (EBM) is aiming to shake up the composition and diversity of boards across the private, public and voluntary sectors
Black Country jobs go at PCS Brands
Kitchenware company calls in administrators resulting in more than 100 job losses across three sites including 20 at its base in Oldbury
Almost a quarter of West Midlands workers earn below living wage
New research says 'blackspots' such as Tamworth and Wyre Forest have even higher rates of people earning below the £7.65 per hour rate
Economy survey results revealed at business breakfast
Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) held a breakfast event in partnership with recruitment and people development agency Katie Bard, hosted by KPMG at its One Snowhill offices.
Six director promotions in KPMG's Midlands teams
Group steps up to senior roles in audit, transactions and restructuring, and tax teams
ABS move sees non-lawyer appointed as partner at Meridian Private Client
Chartered tax adviser Jon Croxford, who joined Meridian in June as a director, is a specialist in personal tax planning
Les Ferdinand to speak about journey from dressing room to boardroom
Former England footballer Les Ferdinand is coming to KPMG’s Birmingham office to speak about barriers to career advancement and the benefits of a programme designed to promote diversity in the boardroom.
New director for PwC's corporate finance team
Mr Sumner joins PwC from engineering company, IMI, where he was global mergers and acquisitions manager
David Bailey: Bringing foreign jobs home to the Midlands needs a will and a way
More than £6 billion has been invested by major auto assemblers over the last three years, with more to come in the supply chain.
Jaguar Land Rover
Jon Griffin: Jaguar Land Rover success story masks a nation of pay freeze strugglers
Unite union representatives sat down with Jaguar Land Rover management to discuss wage rises for around 23,000 workers.