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Air India has recently increased the frequency of flights from Birmingham Airport to Amritsar, located in the state of Punjab, India. The decision to increase the flights’ frequency was taken on 5th May; just few months after these non-stop flights were launched. Flights now operate […]

The Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Reception was held in Chicago (USA) last Thursday, 15th March, celebrating Citizen Diplomacy. Over 300 guests attended the event to recognise the diplomat citizen’s work dedicated to Chicago Sister Cities International. The main speaker at the evening was the […]

It was pleasing to hear that the Minister recognised the great potential the Commonwealth has confirming that 90% of the worlds growth will be outside the EU. He noted the launch of the Greater Birmingham Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce on Monday 12th March and that […]

The Urban Manufacturing project has been going for just about a year now and I have taken part in two policy clinics.  What are policy clinics? I hear you ask.  Well basically, each of the transnational partners has the opportunity to organise a  ‘clinic’ or […]

Is the Commonwealth a positive force for good? Birmingham students exploring the potential of the Commonwealth in an exciting debate at Birmingham City Council House Birmingham City Council Chamber, on 17 January 2018, will see the first of a series of exciting debates in other […]

On 17 February, Aston University is holding its regular networking event for local businesses. These events are aimed at providing an opportunity for companies to meet each other in a friendly and informal setting, as well as hearing from a topical guest speaker. The referendum […]

By invitation of the University of Birmingham, Jacqueline Minor, Head of the Representation of European Commission in the United Kingdom  will offer a lecture in the context of the Institute of European Law’s Annual Lecture. Dates: Monday 18th January 2016 (14:00-15:00) Contact: Free, no booking required. Location: Avon Room […]

VENUE: Aston Business School, Aston University, Room 145, ABS Conference Centre KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Mike Hawes, CEO of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, SMMT OTHER SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Richard Burden MP, Shadow Transport Minister and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Motor Group (APMG) Tony Burke, Unite the […]

DATE: Wednesday 11th November 2015 TIME: 09.00—14.00 LOCATION: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, Two Snowhill—Birmingham B4 6WR COST: Free Who should attend? -Companies looking for a dynamic & prosperous country in which to invest, innovate, grow or expand on the world stage -Companies looking to […]

The UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce & Industry (UKBCCI) is a leading umbrella business organisation, which aims to bring together and nurture successful British-Bangladeshi entrepreneurs in the UK and Bangladesh. Officially launched last year in both countries, UKBCCI will assist those entrepreneurs and businesses by […]