News archive from 8 September 2014, page 9

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

* Phone service provider CenturyLink Inc is seeking to acquire Rackspace Hosting Inc in order to expand its cloud-computing services, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the situation. * BP Plc has secured the supply and offtake deal for...

 
20 is Plenty campaign hits Birmingham trail

20 is Plenty campaign hits Birmingham trail

Detailed plans for wholesale 20 mph speed limits within Birmingham's middle ring road are being put out for public consultation starting this week. Houses, flats and businesses within the A4540 ring road, including areas like the Jewellery Quarter and...

 
Creative England offers £50k grant for developers to build next generation of PlayStation games

Creative England offers £50k grant for developers to build next generation of PlayStation games

Developers in the West Midlands are being invited to apply for £50,000 to create new and innovative PlayStation games. Industry body Creative England has teamed up with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) to launch the £250,000 GamesLab Campus...

 
Mills & Reeve reappointed to legal panel of London Universities Purchasing Consortium

Mills & Reeve reappointed to legal panel of London Universities Purchasing Consortium

Mills & Reeve has been reappointed to the legal panel of London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) after a competitive tender process. LUPC is a professional purchasing organisation that acts on behalf of over 60 member institutions made up...

 
Mills & Reeve team score in Di Maria Manchester United move

Mills & Reeve team score in Di Maria Manchester United move

A Birmingham employment lawyer needed to be on the ball when he played a key role in sealing Argentinian international footballer Angel Di Maria’s move to Manchester United from Real Madrid for a British record transfer fee of £59.7 million. Richard...

 
Concord House developers Elevate reject councillor's 'irresponsible' jibe

Concord House developers Elevate reject councillor's 'irresponsible' jibe

The developers behind a £10 million residential scheme in Birmingham have defended the project after a city councillor branded it "utterly monstrous". Warwickshire-based Elevate Property Group is planning to turn Concord House, the disused...

 
Birmingham Law firm serves up tennis ace Martina Navratilova for hard-hitting talk

Birmingham Law firm serves up tennis ace Martina Navratilova for hard-hitting talk

View gallery John Hipkiss " " " " " " " " Martina Navratilova talks at Squire Patton Boggs event View gallery   The Birmingham office of global law firm Squire Patton Boggs recently welcomed tennis legend...

 
Leaders Hit Scotland Referendum Campaign Trail

Leaders Hit Scotland Referendum Campaign Trail

Supporters of both sides of the Scotland referendum are mounting a final push as a poll suggests the Yes campaign has taken the lead 10 days before the poll. David Cameron, who spent the weekend with the Queen at Balmoral, will attempt to win over...

 
York steps up action on ‘high value’ job creation

York steps up action on ‘high value’ job creation

YORK needs to do more to attract high value jobs to the city, according to a new report. Providing more affordable space for businesses to grow and better co-ordination of advice for people running firms in the city are among early recommendations...

 

Union boss to attack Tory policy

The Conservative Party will today be accused of "reinventing the class system" as workers' pay continues to fall despite economic growth. In her keynote speech to the TUC Congress in Liverpool, general secretary Frances O'Grady will say that...

 
REACTION: Colin Cooper happy after Hartlepool United beat Shrewsbury Town 2-0

REACTION: Colin Cooper happy after Hartlepool United beat Shrewsbury Town 2-0

HARTLEPOOL United manager Colin Cooper has praised the "energy and enthusiasm" of his side after they secured their first win of the season on home soil. Goals from Charlie Wyke, in the 5th minute and Brad Walker, in the 79th, sealed the 2-0...

 
Residents get together for party to raise awareness of the international Gaza crisis

Residents get together for party to raise awareness of the international Gaza crisis

A group of residents from Biggin have held a "free Palestine party' in response to the situation in Gaza, at the same time as celebrating a woman's 70th Birthday. The group gathered at Ramblers Barn in Biggin, and held their banner to deliver a...

 

Sibling rows linked to self harm

Fights and rows among siblings may be a common occurrence but could lead to serious consequences in later life, new research suggests. Children who are frequently bullied by their brothers or sisters are more likely to be depressed and even self harm...

 

Sibling rows linked to self harm

Fights and rows among siblings may be a common occurrence but could lead to serious consequences in later life, new research suggests. Children who are frequently bullied by their brothers or sisters are more likely to be depressed and even self harm...

 

Sibling rows linked to self harm

Fights and rows among siblings may be a common occurrence but could lead to serious consequences in later life, new research suggests. Children who are frequently bullied by their brothers or sisters are more likely to be depressed and even self harm...

 


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