WILD THINGS!

This week marked the beginning of the Wildlife Trust’s 30 days Wild initiative, and Team HL have their cameras ready to hit the great outdoors and get involved. The organisation’s initiative encourages people to experience the great outdoors and undertake 30 Random Acts of Wildness throughout the month of June, to benefit their health, wellbeing and the planet. Wildlife Trusts care for 2,300 ...

WILDLIFE ON YOUR DOORSTEP

Head of Environment Holly Smith wants us to use the dedicated outdoors time we’ve been allowed in these unsettling times to appreciate the wonderful wildlife that we all too often take for granted. It seems that after several weeks of storms and bitterly cold weather, we all grabbed the opportunity to get back into the great outdoors with both hands – just as it was deemed extremely unsafe to...

BUSINESS RATES HOLIDAYS FOR KEY SECTORS HIT BY CORONAVIRUS

Andrew Hulbert, Director of Business Rates, on the special measures being put in place by the Government as businesses struggle to cope with the coronavirus crisis None of us could have foreseen the confusing, concerning and often frightening circumstances the UK finds itself in today. The past four weeks has seen the coronavirus become the sole topic of conversation, leaving everyone worried abo...

READY FOR A WET AND WILD WEEKEND?

Rob Harrison, Principal Ecologist, on the importance of getting involved with World Wetlands Day next month. This weekend will see us mark a crucial day in the ecological calendar: World Wetlands Day takes place on Sunday February 2nd,  raising awareness for this vital ecosystem. The global awareness day aims to heighten appreciation of wetlands and the ecosystem services they provide, which ...

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...