HELP US TO HELP THE HOMELESS IN BIRMINGHAM

With elusive artist Banksy having posted one of his most poignant pieces to date in Birmingham City Centre this month, it seems a good time to invite more people to support Team HL in its mission to help the homeless this Christmas. Every year, Harris Lamb invites employees and clients alike to make a contribution to its hamper for the homeless, which the team then delivers to Birmingham Chris...

STOP BADGERING THEM!

Remember reading The Wind In The Willows as a child? The Badger featured in the fearsome foursome didn’t get the kind of grief our little black and white friends do these days, but maybe he didn’t set up home in the way of a proposed development… The past few weeks have seen our Environmental team undertaking extensive surveys and preparing reports and mitigation plans for those clients ...

BIO WHAT GAIN?

Our Principal Ecologist Rob Harrison sheds a little light on the recent Government decision to implement a mandatory approach to Biodiversity Net Gain.  Earlier this year, we saw the Government introduce its landmark Environment Bill, which will bring into force a mandatory approach to Biodiversity Net Gain. Since then, we’ve been hearing one common question over and over again: “W...

NOT VAMPIRES, AND NOT VERMIN: ALL HAIL THE BEAUTIFUL BAT

Happy Hallowe’en! Since  it’s that time of year associated with werewolves, witches and vampires, we thought we’d leave this little thought here: Vampire bats are not the stuff of horror movies… they are a real-live species! Fear not though, not only is there no evidence to suggest that they can transform into Dracula and his cronies, but there are none hanging out here in the UK...

THE PLACE TO BE: WHY WORCESTER SIX IS BECOMING THE ADDRESS OF CHOICE

Work on the £120 million Worcester Six business park is progressing fast, with major businesses having moved into their new buildings, and new high-tech facilities being constructed as development continues. The £120 million business park, located off Junction 6 of the M5, is  one of the four key investment sites across the county where Worcestershire County Council and its partners are...