IT’S A START…

Andrew Hulbert, Director, Business Rates Many will have welcomed Philip Hammond’s efforts in today’s Budget to address concerns from retailers, licensees and business owners around their bills, but not quite enough has been done by the Chancellor to alleviate them completely. Most notably, the switch from the retail prices index (RPI) to the consumer prices index (CPI) has been brought f...

WE’VE GOT IT COVERED

We recently sat down to map out where the team had done business in the last 12 months - and it looks like we have the UK covered. From Inverness to Truro, our company cars have travelled 500,000 this year - and we've notched up a fair few air-miles and hours on the train too!        ...

FORGET THE X FACTOR: JAMES SET TO JUDGE THE PUBLICAN AWARDS 2018

We’re rather proud to announce that James Ward of our Licensed & Leisure team has been asked to be a judge in the Publican Awards 2018, launched last month by The Morning Advertiser. Entries for these awards has been extended until this Friday and the Morning Advertiser editorial team will then draw up shortlists of up to five finalists in each of the 17 categories. Categories inc...

CHARITY BALL RAISES £14,000 FOR EDWARD’S TRUST

Harris Lamb held its first charity ball in five years this month, and raised a fantastic £14,000 for Birmingham charity Edward’s Trust. The black tie ball, held on Friday October 13th at the city’s Botanical Gardens in Birmingham, saw 270 guests enjoy dinner, a disco, and live music from the awesome Apollo Soul.  But the lion’s share of the funds were raised by an auction and pri...

WHEELIE HARD WORK, BUT ALL FOR A GOOD CAUSE

Team HL joined thousands of cyclists yesterday to take place in Velo Birmingham – a 100-mile ride through Birmingham, Worcestershire and Staffordshire, in aid of a host of good causes. Fiona Mellor and Andy Groves pulled together all the pedal power they could muster for the epic ride in aid of Edward’s Trust and Jason's Univentricular Heart Transplant Foundation’s Stay At Jay’s appeal. ...