Business Picks

City games team get debut for Fire-Fu

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A new game from a Wolverhampton studio is one of a string funded through the Greenshoots programme that are now available on mobile devices, with new Xbox One titles set to follow in the coming months.

Investment and new recruits for Wrights

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West Bromwich-based manufacturer Wrights Plastics has revealed it is recruiting new senior staff, investing in equipment and has won a major high street client.

Insurance firm investing in its staff

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A Brierley Hill insurance intermediary business is celebrating achieving the Investors in People accreditation which recognises its commitment to training.

Boing Boing swoops for Central RPL

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Well established PVCu windows fabricator Reliant Products – which trades as Central RPL – has become the first acquisition by the aggressive new Boing Boing Group.

Carillion choice for Smethwick hospital

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A joint venture of Wolverhampton-based Carillion has been selected as the preferred bidder for the Midland Metropolitan Hospital Public Private Partnership project of more than £430 million of construction and support services revenue plus an equity investment of £16m.

Chamber adds to strength of its board

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The Black Country Chamber of Commerce is strengthening its board of directors. President Ninder Johal said it was selecting by skill rather than by geography.

Fast food looks to the McFuture

The touch screen kiosk

You order your burger from a touch screen kiosk, relax while catching up with the latest news or games on the tabletop tablet, before a waitress delivers it direct to your table – all within a delivery time of under a minute.