10 days to go: learn something new about our great city at Birmingham Heritage Week

Birmingham Heritage Week organisers are encouraging local people and visitors to explore and learn something new about the city as the countdown to over 200 events begins, with ten days to go. Whether people are new to the city or have lived here their whole lives, Birmingham Heritage Week (8 to 18 September 2016) features a wide range of events, many of them free, that offer the chance to see and learn things about Birmingham they may never have known…

Fine dining pop-ups at Urban Coffee Company

Following a successful Summer residency, Ben Tesh’s fine dining pop-up at Urban Coffee Company in Church Street is being extended until Christmas. From 9 September, Ben will be preparing a six course feast of the finest seasonal (and locally sourced) ingredients on Friday and Saturday nights, priced at £39.50 for six courses - with an optional wine flight costing £20. The former Turner’s chef is excited about being able to cook for Birmingham foodies. Ben says: “Pop-ups give me the…

New partner at Bruton Knowles

Adrian Walsh has been promoted to partner at Bruton Knowles. He joined the property consultancy in 2014 and has more than 20 years commercial building surveying and project management experience, advising landlords, tenants and funders. Adrian heads the firm’s building consultancy team in Birmingham, which has grown from two to four people in the last 18 months. Ian Pitt, partner and head of Bruton Knowles’ Birmingham office, said: “Adrian’s excellent technical knowledge, combined with strong client relationships, have resulted in…

Recruitment specialists expand into Solihull

Birmingham based office support and graduate recruitment specialists, SimkissGuy Recruitment, has opened a second office in Solihull following continued new business growth within the wider region. The firm, which also moved into larger Birmingham premises last year, has expanded into Solihull after establishing strong connections within its thriving business community. This follows a 40% rise in new business and continued team growth with the appointment of Alex Foyle as Relationship Manager. Rebecca Simkiss, Joint Managing Director said, “We already have…