The industry placement is a critical part of the T Level qualification giving young people the chance to gain vital hands on workplace experience in their chosen profession Education Secretary Damian Hinds has said, as he unveils a new package of support for employers.
A rallying call has gone out to Shropshire’s “world-class businesses” to bid for national recognition by entering the UK’s most prestigious award scheme. The Marches LEP joined forces with Anna Turner, the new Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire, to host the Shropshire launch of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise last Thursday. LEP Chairman Graham Wynn OBE welcomed […]
Moves to help businesses across Herefordshire gain access to new sources of finance will take an important step forward at a special workshop next month. The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership wants to bring together anyone with an interest in finance for small business to help it develop a strategy to raise awareness of the funding […]
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling MP praises LEP for cross-border partnerships Dualling of the A5 and investment in the A49 and the M54/M6 link is vital if the economy of the Marches and the wider Midlands is to thrive. That was the message to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling MP when he attended an event hosted by […]
More than 58,000 new jobs will be created across the Marches – and the economy grow by £8.7billion – under an ambitious new 20-year blueprint for success unveiled today. The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership says an extra 5,200 new businesses will launch and 54,000 new homes be built as the region’s economy grows to £23.8 […]
A family-owned cleaning and janitorial supplies specialist which has operated in Shrewsbury since 1976, is setting its sights on increased revenues and a wider geographical reach following an extensive refurbishment project which has been made possible thanks to a grant supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
A massive £23.5million funding pot has been made available for companies across the region to help them turn their growth plans into reality.
Businesses are being invited to a launch event in Herefordshire to learn more about how winning one of the UK’s most prestigious awards can benefit their companies.
More teenagers in England may be out of education training or work (NEET) and for longer periods than previously thought, a study has suggested.
A major event is being held in Hereford next week for finance organisations to find out how they can better support small businesses with their growth plans.