Manufacturing is one of the strongest industries that we have in the Marches, accounting for more than 14.1 per cent of all employment across Shropshire and Herefordshire and employing 36,700 people.
The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership’s “hands-on” approach to working with the business community has been highlighted in an independent report published this week. A £2.8m manufacturing skills project developed by the Marches LEP to create nearly 2,700 apprenticeships is highlighted in the research as “exemplifying how LEPs can lead a hands-on business process” to identify […]
The Marches LEP has awarded three contracts worth £2.81m to develop Advanced Manufacturing Hubs in the region which will create nearly 2,700 apprenticeships.
Companies at Rotherwas will be able to access ultrafast broadband speeds after a contract was signed to install a high-speed fibre network on Skylon Park.
Moves to bring superfast broadband to even more people in the county have been announced by Shropshire Council.
The Marches LEP is looking for an experienced project officer with excellent communication skills, a background in delivering business support programmes and experience in the development and delivery of business support projects funded by the EU and the Government. Key tasks will include managing the Marches Growth Hub and the Marches Investment Fund, working with […]
Businesses operating in the Midlands’ composite industry are being invited to a special event that will focus on the help and support available to the sector. Supporting Composites Industry Growth in the West Midlands at the University of Wolverhampton’s Telford campus on November 23 will feature a number of guest speakers, including LEP Director Gill […]
More than 40 business leaders celebrated the launch of an initiative in Telford which will see schools and employers join forces to help develop the workforce of the future. Representatives from companies across the borough and the wider Marches area attended the launch of the Careers & Enterprise Company’s “Enterprise Adviser Network”. The initiative is […]
More than 15,600 people have turned to the Marches Growth Hub to help start or grow their business since it launched one year ago, it was revealed today. Developed by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership, the hub is a single point of access to business support information and advice in Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & […]
Businesses from across the Marches are being invited to the launch of The Careers & Enterprise Company’s “Enterprise Advisor Network”. The launch takes place at Enginuity in Coalbrookdale, Telford on Tuesday October 11 2016 at 4pm. Aimed at building a robust careers and enterprise programme which will help young people think about their future careers […]