STEAMhouse Meet & Greet in the JQ

UPDATE 06/03/2019 Please note that the session planned for Wednesday 13 March has been cancelled. All attendees interested in attending this exciting event are now asked to sign-up to the same session on Tuesday 12th March from 6- 7 pm at The Rose Villa Tavern.   The JQBID in partnership with STEAMhouse is inviting all budding entrepreneurs, SME’s, start-up’s and … Read More

Workshops & Benchspaces Now Available in JQ

The Jewellery Quarter is one of Birmingham’s most creative business hubs. With a plethora of industries working alongside each other on a dynamic landscape which is constantly transforming, the Quarter is an ideal location for start-up, small, and creative businesses. Artisan Alchemy Gallery, 85 Caroline Street, has brought together some of the highest quality bespoke design and craftsmanship from the … Read More

Small Business? These Grants Might Help You.

Birmingham City Council are running two programmes designed to support the development of small businesses: the Business Growth Programme and the Property Investment Programme Business Growth Programme (BGP) BGP offers grants of up to £200,000 across four separate schemes. This package of support is designed to strengthen supply chains, stimulate innovation and grow existing Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) … Read More

First Quarterly Makers Market celebrates creatives in Jewellery Quarter

Quartermasters is a new quarterly market for the Jewellery Quarter celebrating local talent at the community embedded 1000 Trades bar on Frederick Street. The first Market will take place 11am – 5pm Saturday 12th November.  Wanting to encourage people to shop local, and handmade we’re bringing micro businesses to life in this first of a new quarterly market. From leather … Read More

New proposals for small business rate relief

There are new proposals for small business rate relief currently circulating in central government. For the benefit of our Jewellery Quarter small businesses we have confirmed the information below: The existing small business scheme will continue for the 2016/2017 rate year , but retail relief is withdrawn. From 1st April 2017 all businesses occupying property with a rateable value of … Read More