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Parking wardens in Birmingham get Living Wage

By on 16/02/2015 in Cllr Stacey, News with 0 Comments

[field name=iframe] Parking wardens working on behalf of Birmingham City Council are the latest to have their pay increased to ensure they receive a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work. A group of 55 parking wardens had their pay elevated by 20 per cent from £6.50 per hour to the national Living Wage […]

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Midlands manufacturing boosted by wheelie bin scheme

The West Midlands automotive sector success story is being boosted by an unlikely source – Birmingham City Council’s waste collection modernisation programme. Almost £20million of orders for refuse collection vehicles and related equipment have been placed by the council over the past 18 months, with 86 per cent of the spend going to companies with […]

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Century of charter signatories is notched up

By on 03/11/2014 in Cllr Stacey, News with 0 Comments

A century of signatories has been notched up for the Birmingham Business Charter for Social Responsibility. The initiative, launched by the city council last year, honours businesses and other organisations for their efforts to maximise social value from their daily operations. A total of 32 organisations were accredited at the latest awards ceremony staged at […]

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Charter status for arts and third sector groups

By on 27/10/2014 in Cllr Stacey, News with 0 Comments

Organisations from the third sector and arts groups are among the latest wave of establishments to be recognised by the city council for their efforts to maximise social value from their day-to-day operations. The latest Birmingham Business Charter for Social Responsibility awards presentation ceremony was staged at KPMG’s offices in the city centre today (October  […]

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City Council shortlisted for Living Wage Champion Awards

By on 30/09/2014 in Cllr Stacey, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has been shortlisted by the Living Wage Foundation for the Living Wage Champion Awards 2014. The awards recognise Living Wage employers that have made great contributions to communities and industries by implementing and celebrating the Living Wage. The Living Wage Foundation offers a recognition mark for employers that commit to paying the […]

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Business Charter helps firms to help families recycle

By on 25/09/2014 in Cllr Stacey, Leader, News with 0 Comments

Two firms signed up to the city council’s Birmingham Business Charter for Social Responsibility are joining forces for a programme to educate families about the benefits of recycling. Dennis Eagle, a supplier of refuse collection vehicles to the council, made a pledge to fund a Birmingham schools recycling project as part of its action plan […]

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Latest Business Charter signatories named

By on 19/06/2014 in Cllr Stacey, News with 0 Comments

A new group of firms from Birmingham and beyond have been recognised by the city council for their efforts to maximise social value from their day-to-day business operations. The latest Birmingham Business Charter for Social Responsibility awards presentation ceremony was staged at Pinsent Masons' offices in the city centre today (June 19). A total of […]

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Birmingham City Council set to approve more and better housing

Birmingham City Council is set to approve a raft of housing measures at Cabinet on Monday 17 March 2014, which include building new council houses, improving existing council housing and procuring new repair and maintenance contracts for council housing. The council is set to approve the full business case for the construction of 106 new […]

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First Business Charter awards ceremony staged

By on 11/02/2014 in Cllr Stacey, News with 0 Comments

Firms from Birmingham and beyond have been recognised for their efforts to maximise social value from the contracts awarded to them by the city council. The inaugural Birmingham Business Charter for Social Responsibility awards presentation ceremony was staged at the Council House today (February 11). A total of 17 organisations were presented with certificates in recognition […]

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New strategy to cut print costs by £500k

By on 26/07/2013 in Cllr Stacey, News with 0 Comments

Plans to streamline Birmingham City Council's printing bill could save almost £500,000 a year according to a report to Cabinet on Monday (July 29). Instead of different council departments using up to 250 different printing firms, often by inefficient, old-fashioned ordering systems, a single supplier will be responsible for getting the work done - utilising […]

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