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Parents who have gifted property to their children are being warned they could be landing their loved ones with a future hefty tax bill.

Tax expert Gary Priest, a partner at leading Midlands law firm mfg Solicitors, has issued the alert – saying that the region’s parents must make sure they have all the correct documentation to protect any financial gifts from liability. 

It has been announced today that Samantha Womack will star in a new production of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, a gripping thriller based on the internationally acclaimed number one best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins and the Dreamworks film at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 18 – 23 March. 

Samantha plays Rachel Watson who longs for a different life. Her only escape is the perfect couple she watches through the train window every day, happy and in love.  Or so it appears. When Rachel learns that the woman she’s been secretly watching has suddenly disappeared, she finds herself as a witness and even a suspect in a thrilling mystery in which she will face bigger revelations than she could ever have anticipated.

West Park Hospital has been marked the best in the region in areas such as cleanliness and quality of food in a national survey. 

The Patient-Led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE) is an annual appraisal which looks at the environment in which care is given at hospitals across the country.

One of the area’s brightest legal talents is celebrating after completing his training contract with a leading county firm.

Lawyer Jack Morley has qualified as a solicitor after successfully concluding his training with mfg Solicitors – since joining in September 2016.

To mark the start of Fire Door Safety Week (24th – 30th September 2018), security expert Abloy UK has highlighted alarming statistics in an infographic, showing an increase in the number of fires and fatalities and decrease in fire safety audits.

The infographic features brand new information from the Home Office released earlier this year, including fire and rescue incident statistics, and fire prevention and protection statistics. 

Today, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced plans to drastically reduced the amount of plastic used within the company with an aim to be plastic free by 2022. Other environmentally friendly strategies will also be rolled out over the next five years.

Over the last twelve months departments within the theatre have already made significant changes to reduce not recyclable waste. The Front of House areas uses cardboard straws and cups for hot drinks and all glass products are recycled. The administration teams use recycle bins for all cardboard and paper waste.

Performance Through People, a West Midlands based training provider with over 40 years’ experience, are celebrating after being named as finalists in two prestigious awards. 

PTP are finalists in the Education and Business Partnership category of the Black Country Chamber Awards, which recognises the way educational organisations build relationships with the business community and ensure their learners develop the skills employers are looking for. The shortlist was revealed at a special event on 12 September at Casino 36 in Wolverhampton and the winners will be announced at an awards celebration on 9 November at Wolverhampton Racecourse.

KINKY BOOTS, the winner of every major Best Musical award, has released rehearsal images for the upcoming UK tour which struts into Wolverhampton Grand Theatre next month from 16 – 27 October 2018. 

Award-winning Callum Francis plays Lola, Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, plays Lauren and Joel Harper-Jackson plays Charlie.

A 1,000-strong manufacturers’ organisation that promotes the value of British manufacturing as a differentiator is coming to Wolverhampton for its first sales and marketing workshop of the new autumn season. 

Pioneering steel fencing systems manufacturer Zaun will host the Made in Britain workshop on Wednesday 19 September, focused on marketing, sales, exports and PR.

With September marking the Alzheimer’s Society ‘Memory Walk‘ season, the JJX Logistics’ Alzheimer’s fleet are hitting the roads in full force. 

With a fleet consisting of 5 trailers, 3 Rigids and 3 Sprinter Vans, the Alzheimer’s Society’s powerful words campaign is getting maximum exposure on our local and national roads.

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