Green Homes Grant extended for extra year

Homeowners across England will have until the end of March 2022 to have energy efficiency upgrades to their homes completed through the Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme, helping up to 600,000 households save up to £600 on their energy bills. The scheme funds up to 2 thirds of the cost of green home improvements up […]

Is your business ready for changes at the end of the year?

The transition period is ending on 31 December and there will be no extension. The UK will no longer be part of the EU Customs Union and Single Market. This means that, regardless of whether we reach a free trade agreement with the EU, there will be new rules for businesses from 1 January 2021 […]

Week long online festival on the fringe of cyber security

Businesses are being invited to take part in one of the UK’s biggest online cyber events this month being delivered by the team behind Hereford’s Cyber Quarter – Midlands Centre for Cyber Security. The Cyber Fringe Festival, which is running from November 23-27, will features more than 100 experts from across the world who will deliver a range of strategic, operational and technical online sessions covering cyber […]

Diversity call for Telford Business Board applications

Telford Business Board currently has just over 30 Members and is looking to add around a further 10 business owners from the widest possible ethnic, age and gender perspectives. Their businesses will be based in the Telford area and of any size, and this is your opportunity to really make a difference for your sector. […]

Diversity Call for Shropshire Business Board Applications

Shropshire Business Board is opening its doors to applications, as part of a proactive drive to best reflect the business community it serves. With over 20 Members, the Board is looking to increase its numbers by engaging with local business owners from the widest possible ethnic, age and gender perspectives. Their businesses can be any […]

Plans unveiled to transform Shrewsbury’s Castle Street

Plans have been unveiled to transform Shrewsbury’s Castle Street into “The Castle Quarter” – with a range of ideas put forward to make the area more welcoming and distinctive. Urban design experts, LDA Design, funded by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan Partnership, have produced a report following conversations […]

Export Growth Plan launched to help businesses build back better

A package of measures to help businesses in England build back better following the pandemic has been announced by the Government. The Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Export Growth Plan provides additional financial support and expertise, some of which is targeted towards specific regions that are most in need. The plan includes a £38 million […]

Work begins on new £5m health and social care training centre

Work has begun on a £5m new health and social care training centre at the University of Wolverhampton after contractors for the ambitious project were appointed. The new Marches Centre of Excellence in Health, Allied Health and Social Care at the Telford Campus will provide state-of-the-art training facilities for the next generation of key workers. […]

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