Automotive companies from across the region are being urged to put their names forward for a special trade visit to the home of the world’s motor industry. The Midlands Engine is staging the visit to Detroit, the original Motor City and still home to nearly 85 per cent of the world’s major car and parts […]
A new employer-led skills training hub could be developed across the region to help more people move into the construction industry.
Work is to begin on a £7.3m redevelopment of Hereford’s Shell Store in January, transforming the historic building into a flagship business incubation and innovation centre.
An online survey has been launched to give every business across the region a voice in its economic development.
Herefordshire’s university in the making, the New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE), is giving members of the public an early opportunity to visualise what one of its learning spaces will look like.
ESF Skills Support for Employees project extended to March 2019 The Skills Support for Employees project providing fully funded workforce training for micro businesses and SMEs has been extended until the end of March 2019. An additional £750k has been awarded to continue the contract with £500k for Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin. The training, […]
A new European Social Fund bidding round is due to be announced which will make around £15m ESF funding available to invest in employment and skills and social inclusion in the Marches LEP area.
New proposals for Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) to supercharge economic growth and drive forward investment in local businesses across the country have been put forward by Government ministers.
Work is due to start on a new Centre for Cyber Security on Skylon Park in November 2018 following a joint venture agreed between the University of Wolverhampton and Herefordshire Council.
Businesses across The Marches looking to revamp their buildings to facilitate growth are being urged to take advantage of a grant scheme supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) as soon as possible in order to complete their build projects before the scheme’s conclusion in June 2019. The Marches Building Investment Grant (MBIG) was […]