The outbreak of coronavirus has hastened the use of technology to diagnose and treat healthcare issues remotely. Patients across the country are now becoming accustomed to relying on remote healthcare services such as NHS 111, virtual GP appointments, and online deliveries. 5G technology will be key in providing the infrastructure required to deliver remote health

Michelin staff have produced thousands of protective face masks to help keep colleagues, customers and the community safe in the Covid-19 pandemic. The tyre manufacturer set up a temporary manufacturing centre at the Michelin Athletic Club, close to its factory and office in Stoke-on-Trent. Volunteers and furloughed staff produced the masks to protect factory, sales

International Trade secretary Liz Truss is among three MPs who will be addressing the Chamber’s inaugural Global Trade Conference this month. Ms Truss, who has served as the UK’s Secretary of State for International Trade since July 2019, will be speaking at the digital conference on 24 June. There will also be appearances by former

West Midlands businesses are being invited to take part in the process of acquiring licensing and merchandising rights to produce and sell official Birmingham 2022-branded products in the run up to the Commonwealth Games. CGF Partnerships (CGFP), which is a subsidiary of the Commonwealth Games Federation, is seeking expressions of interest to acquire the rights to

Port Vale owner Carol Shanahan and her son Paddy are clubbing together to put on a DJ set across the digital airwaves, to raise funds for charity. Taking place on Saturday (13 June) the set is being played out on Facebook Live from Vale Park for the charities #LIVEFORLOVE and The Hubb Foundation. Paddy, who

Kanuka Digital, a digital marketing and web agency based on Staffordshire Technology Park, has put together a business essentials package covering website design, development, search engine optimisation and ongoing support to help local businesses put their best foot forward online. According to research, 97% of people learn more about a local company online than anywhere

Over the past 3 months the government has responded to the devastating financial impact of Covid-19 on businesses with several packages of support to help businesses of all sizes – SMEs, the self-employed and larger businesses. Ranging from support to help pay employees and business owners, to grants and loans and tax deferral schemes, the

At this difficult and unprecedented time, Acas West Midlands can support businesses in the region with all aspects of employment relations and employment law queries including: Transition from lockdown; Key considerations in bringing employees back to work, whilst maximising engagement and productivity. Options and alternatives to redundancy, including short term working and lay-offs. The legal

CIPR Mark of Excellence 2020 award winner, Stone Junction, has co-produced two custom brews ahead of Britain’s National Beer Day. Not for public distribution, Dog with a Stone (lager) and Stone Drunktion (IPA) are an exclusive gratuity to existing and potential clients as well as the agency’s team. The bostin’ brews are set for release