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  • Courtesy of Hotel La Tour, you can download this Mates Rates Flyer and enjoy a range of exclusive discounts, including room stays and dinner and drinks offers. Enjoy!

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  • The summer is fast approaching, which means that we are starting the search for our next Deputy Chair. On 18 August, BPS Birmingham Future Chair Rebecca Simkiss will hand the reins over to our current Deputy Chair, Tara Tomes. At this point, Tara will also announce the brand new Future Deputy Chair… and it could be you! Over the past year, Rebecca has led the organization – alongside Tara, the Future Leadership Team and our eight committees – launching key initiatives like The Future Mentoring Academy and a new leadership development programme. You have the chance to build upon this success and work alongside Tara in her year as Chair, representing the only membership organization for the business professional and financial services sector in Greater Birmingham. Not a role to be taken lightly, you will be heavily involved in driving the strategy for Future, helping to coordinate the fantastic work […]

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  • Marketing professional, Abby Corfan, has been crowned Birmingham Young Professional of the Year 2016 at the 16th annual event. Last night saw over 800 of Greater Birmingham’s professionals attend BPS Birmingham Future’s flagship awards, which recognise and reward top talent in the business and professional services sector. This year’s overall winner is Abby Corfan, Director of Marketing & Digital at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. With over a decade of experience promoting the city’s cultural offering, Abby picked up the Marketing & Communications award before being crowned Overall BYPY16 Winner. Ahmed Farooq, Chair of BPS Birmingham and a member of the BYPY16 judging panel, said: “Abby demonstrated to the panel what it takes to be a director. She is knowledgable about her product and passionate about reaching and attracting audiences; skills which are clearly core to being a successful marketer. “She understands the power of establishing a collective voice […]

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  • Property and construction consultants DBK Partners Ltd has been acquired by the RPS Group PLC, a multi-disciplinary UK quoted consultancy that employs more than 5,000 staff across 125 countries. The agreement, which was finalised on the 22 April (2016), means that DBK becomes the first cost consultant, project management and building surveying practice to join the world leading property group. The DBK team will spearhead the growth of the new business stream as part of the DBK / RPS expansion strategy. DBK currently employs more than 140 people across four offices, they will continue to trade as DBK Partners Ltd as an independent subsidiary to RPS and will have representation on the RPS Group board. RPS provides advice on the development and management of the built and natural environment, the planning and development of energy and urban infrastructure and the exploration and production of oil and gas and other natural […]

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  • As the date for Birmingham Young Professional of the Year 2016 races closer, television and radio broadcaster Jake Humphrey has been announced as the compere for the event, which takes place on Thursday 12 May at the ICC.     Best known as the face of Premier League Football on BT Sport, Jake is no stranger to crowning talent, with a career spent celebrating podium finishes. He will join around 800 of Greater Birmingham’s professionals for the 16th annual BYPY, which will again recognise and reward the region’s top talent. Joined by BYPY16 Chair of Judges, Tracy Westall, Jake will help crown this year’s six category winners across Finance; HR, Recruitment & Training; Legal; Marketing & Communications; Property & Construction and Technology. One of these winners will be crowned overall BYPY16 winner, in addition to the Aspiring Talent and Inspiring Leader awards that will be given out on the night. Speaking […]

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