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Downtown partners with Financial Times for major conference

Downtown in Business has been selected by the Financial Times as the media partner for the forthcoming FT UK Business conference in Manchester. The event is taking place on 24th May at the Principal Hotel, and confirmed speakers include Jurgen Maier of Seamans, Bridgette Rosewell of Volterra Partners, and Northern Powerhouse ...

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Mark Mills on point talking Cardpoint and Exit Strategies

Mark Mills, former CEO of Cardpoint the worlds largest non-bank ATM operator, who now helps businesses maximise their income on exit from their businesses, hosted a group of Downtown members over lunch at Bank, Brindley Place. Mills delivered an inspiring speech, taking questions from Downtown in Business Chief Executive Frank ...

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TAG team up with our very own Matt Barnsley

TAG Network Midlands have begun the year with a bang by announcing a completely new board consisting of young professionals and entrepreneurs focusing on delivering excellent, insightful and educational events for 18-35-year-old professionals. TAG is also focusing on developing corporate partnerships with businesses who look to develop their young talent. ...

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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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Members News

Over half of employers don't meet basic mental health support standards

Coinciding with Stress Awareness Month, workplace health and wellbeing expert, Health@Work, has revealed that 57% of UK employers do not meet the basic standards when it comes to supporting their staff with mental health. The research follows a recent study by the NHS, which found that one in three ‘sick ...

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B&M Waste No Time in Supporting The Lily Mae Foundation

B&M Waste Services is delighted to announce that we have chosen The Lily Mae Foundation as our Birmingham Charity of the Year for 2018. We will be actively helping the Foundation throughout the year with multiple charity events and have initially donated £3000, which has been put towards the charity’s ...

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Professional treatment from Aston Villa physio at Virgin Care Private

People with muscle, joint aches and pains can now get the same high level advice and treatment as professional footballers in Birmingham city centre, as Virgin Care Private – the second city’s newest self-pay health and wellbeing clinic – welcomes Aston Villa physiotherapist John Hartley to their Edmund Street team. ...

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