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West Bromwich-based Warley Carriers are geared for growth following the development of their new multi-million pound state-of-the-art facility, with the transport and logistics company placing an emphasis upon the provision of high quality customer service. In particular, they ascribe to the four tenants of consistency, integrity, passion and accountability.

Established in 1972, Warley Carriers operate an extensive company owned fleet specialising in the transportation and distribution of goods across the Irish Sea, handling shipments on behalf of a wide range of blue chip clients. They are a true family run business lead by father and son partnership, Gerry and Chris Kibble, who harness the ethics of a family organisation as well as championing innovative thinking.

CJ Tools Mouldings Going for Growth in 2018Black Country Chamber of Commerce are celebrating CJ Tool & Mouldings Ltd as their Member of the Week as the plastic injection moulders set their sights on growth in 2018. In recent years, the Stourbridge based company have seen an increase in members of staff and financial turnover, with the business aiming for further growth this year.

With clients throughout the UK and global markets, CJ Tool & Mouldings provide around the clock processes with a customer centred, personal approach, offering a full range of plastic injection moulding services including design, tooling, moulding and assembly. As an organisation, they pride themselves on delivering quality products to meet customer needs, combining innovative products with an experienced and passionate team.

British Chambers of Commerce has sought to ease business fears over Brexit by releasing a detailed ‘checklist’ document for businesses. The document covers a range of important contingency measures that UK businesses may need to take.

Since the vote to leave the European Union, the British Chambers of Commerce have advocated that firms across the country, whether directly or indirectly affected by UK withdrawal, should be preparing for all eventualities.

4K6LTJQSYZH7FAGYD24XPSAQJEBlack Country Chamber of Commerce are celebrating Warley Carriers as our Member of the Week after the West Bromwich based transport and logistics company have recently opened a new multi-million pound state-of-the-art development in order to help facilitate their rapid growth.

Established in 1972, Warley Carriers are a family run business that operates an extensive company owned fleet specialising in the transportation and distribution of goods across the Irish Sea, handling shipments on behalf of a wide range of blue chip clients.

BCCCAG15 007Black Country Chamber of Commerce have appointed Julie Cunningham as their new President, making her the first female to have taken up the role.

From a professional perspective, Julie is a Chartered Management Accountant who has a wealth of commercial experience across a number of organisations, including AF Blakemore, Midland Recruitment Solutions and Poundland. In addition, she has also spent six years as a self-employed financial consultant and headed up many high-level projects on behalf of the Co-op, Holland & Barrett, M&S, Homeserve and the RAC.

Black Country Young Chamber Committee visit Sky AcademyLast week, the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Young Chamber Committee had the exciting opportunity as part of their involvement in the Chamber to visit Sky Academy. This press release is from the students that attended on the day and here is a link to the news report they produced:  

Commenting on the labour market figures for March 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The strong rise in employment, together with the unemployment rate dropping back to 4.3%, confirms that the labour market remains a major bright spot for the UK economy.

ContBlack Country Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that the latest member to join The Platinum Group Service Sector is the Control Energy Costs Ltd.

CEC’s knowledge of the industry is continually updated and they ensure their clients are fully appraised of any action that may need to be taken to take advantage of more beneficial supplier or network operator charging structures and keep clients updated with any obligations or changes in legislation that may affect business.

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech at the Mansion House today (Friday) outlining the government’s Brexit objectives, Corin Crane, Chief Executive of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, commented: "Local businesses will be pleased to hear more clarity and honesty about the governments approach to the big decisions coming up, but we still need more details about timelines and transition periods and for all our members who trade across the globe, these are the details that will give them confidence to move their businesses forward.

"Black Country businesses will also be pleased to see that the next steps of the negotiation are really around the nitty gritty of trade specifics and intricacies. The speech has been welcomed by Michel Barnier which should mean that the two parties can now engage with a clearer vision of what the Brexit end-goal looks like."

Award winners at last years Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards DinnerThe Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2018 have been officially launched, celebrating the best in business from across the region.

With 10 categories for which you can apply, these Awards are an ideal platform to showcase your company and celebrate your success, as the Chamber seek to recognise those who uphold standards of excellence and innovation within their organisation.

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