Sutton Coldfield: A winning BID for superfast broadband

The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield has a long and proud history. Today, it’s a thriving place with around 3,000 businesses. The town centre offers quality retailing, and an active restaurant and nightlife economy. It is also houses many small

Sutton Coldfield: A winning BID for superfast broadband

The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield has a long and proud history. Today, it’s a thriving place with around 3,000 businesses. The town centre offers quality retailing, and an active restaurant and nightlife economy. It is also houses many small

Reflecting on our first CMS annual Symposium

Last week clients and friends gathered at King’s College in Cambridge for the first CMS Symposium. Hosted for us by intu’s Marc Myers, it started with him admitting that, when first asked, he wasn’t quite sure what a ‘symposium’ was. Me

Reflecting on our first CMS annual Symposium

Last week clients and friends gathered at King’s College in Cambridge for the first CMS Symposium. Hosted for us by intu’s Marc Myers, it started with him admitting that, when first asked, he wasn’t quite sure what a ‘symposium’ was. Me

BIDs should never be clones but…

Written by Ben Collins, Business Development Manager, CMS Whilst BIDs should never be an ‘off the shelf’ solution -indeed BIDs are sometimes not the solution at all- there are certain things that all developing BIDs should do as a matter

BIDs should never be clones but…

Written by Ben Collins, Business Development Manager, CMS Whilst BIDs should never be an ‘off the shelf’ solution -indeed BIDs are sometimes not the solution at all- there are certain things that all developing BIDs should do as a matter

Catching up with Acocks Green

Written by Sandy Gianni, BID Manager at Acocks Green Village BID “We may only be a small town BID, but we have big ideas and ambitions! With an annual levy income of just £105,000 from 174 businesses, by using that money

Catching up with Acocks Green

Written by Sandy Gianni, BID Manager at Acocks Green Village BID “We may only be a small town BID, but we have big ideas and ambitions! With an annual levy income of just £105,000 from 174 businesses, by using that money

What is sustainability and how can it help BIDs?

Written by By Charlotte-Daisy Ziff, Head of CSR at Town Centre Securities PLC Sustainability is a much talked about, but sometimes it is a misunderstood concept. The World Council for Economic Development defines sustainable development as development that “meets the

What is sustainability and how can it help BIDs?

Written by By Charlotte-Daisy Ziff, Head of CSR at Town Centre Securities PLC Sustainability is a much talked about, but sometimes it is a misunderstood concept. The World Council for Economic Development defines sustainable development as development that “meets the

Why an apprenticeship was the right fit for me.

Written by Abby Thomlinson, Finance and HR Manager, CMS. “You will go to University” was the message drummed into me throughout high school.     Those who started university in England in 2015 could well face a debt of £30,000

Why an apprenticeship was the right fit for me.

Written by Abby Thomlinson, Finance and HR Manager, CMS. “You will go to University” was the message drummed into me throughout high school.     Those who started university in England in 2015 could well face a debt of £30,000

Efficiency Through Teamwork

Written by Ben Collins, Business Development Manager, CMS Having a team based throughout the country means that it is rare for all of the CMS team to get together at once. Of course, we are all in constant contact but

Efficiency Through Teamwork

Written by Ben Collins, Business Development Manager, CMS Having a team based throughout the country means that it is rare for all of the CMS team to get together at once. Of course, we are all in constant contact but