A new Shropshire business show aimed at opening up export opportunities for firms across the county has been hailed a success. The Business Growth and Export Show – staged by the Marches Growth Hub – attracted an audience of around 80 to Shrewsbury to hear expert advice from the Department for International Trade (DiT) and […]
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 […]
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 […]
Morris Property has begun construction of two units, which are designed to house a number of start-up businesses, at Hortonwood West in Telford where it has already completed three similar units.
Businesses across the Marches are urged to have their say on a major new initiative to shape the future of the region’s economy.
The Prime Minister met with the leaders of England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) to celebrate their achievements to date and to map out key areas for cooperation under the UK’s Modern Industrial Strategy.
Businesses are being urged to highlight their environmental work by entering a new category in the 2018 Shropshire Business Awards, sponsored by CREST (the Centre for Research into Environmental Science and Technology) at University Centre Shrewsbury. CREST is sponsoring the Environmental Innovation Award which recognises environmentally aware businesses which have introduced or developed innovative environmental […]
Data protection regulation is set to change on 25 May this year to give people more control over their data. These laws cover how you collect, use and store people’s personal data. Your customers, employees and other individuals need to be able to trust you to look after and use their personal data properly and […]
The British Business Bank and the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership are to host a regional briefing in Telford next week for businesses on a new £250m funding pot available for SMEs. Details of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), which includes start-up loans, proof of concept funding, debt and equity finance, will be revealed at […]
The launch of a new £1.9 million initiative at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) which will support Shropshire businesses was celebrated this week.