Business and licensing news
First Restart Grants are paid to businesses in Birmingham
Birmingham City Council has started to process the first Restart Grants to businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure industries a week after they reopened their doors to the public.
£5,000 grant for Birmingham’s hackney carriage drivers to prepare for the Clean Air Zone
Birmingham City Council has announced a new £5,000 grant for Birmingham-licensed hackney carriage drivers.
Council agrees £10,000 boost for Birmingham businesses who missed out on Government support
One-off grants of £10,000 will be paid to 421 hospitality and leisure businesses in Birmingham which have previously missed out on Government support or require emergency intervention to protect jobs.
Major Research Study to Assess Impact of COVID-19 on Central Business Districts
Study established by Colmore Business District, Birmingham which will provide the case study for The Future Business District
Council announces major skills funding provisions for SMEs
Birmingham City Council has secured a major boost funding to help small businesses in Birmingham bounce back from the COVID crisis.
Beware: The 12 Cons of Christmas
Christmas is a time for giving, but people are being warned that for some unscrupulous individuals and firms it is a time for conning.
Gold bangle scam trio jailed
Three jewellers who falsely claimed that sets of gold bangles they manufactured and sold were made from higher quality gold have today (7 November) been jailed for a total of 14 years.
Trader sentenced for counterfeit goods
The owner of a Birmingham-based business has been given a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to a number of offences relating to the possession of counterfeit and unsafe goods.
Nightclub owner fined after employee’s 13ft fall
Owners of a popular Birmingham nightclub have been fined £10,000 at Birmingham Magistrates' Court today (1 November 2017), after an employee fell 13ft down a lift shaft at the club.
Car trader sold unroadworthy vehicles
A Birmingham car trader has admitted a total of 42 offences relating to the sale of unroadworthy vehicles.