Three projects to help the region’s economy recover from the huge impact of the coronavirus crisis and February’s floods have been awarded £1.6million funding by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership.
A charity which works with the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership to help people overcome barriers to education, training and employment has become the first in the country to gain centre of excellence status for one its services.
Businesses in the Marches have benefitted from more than £154 million of Government grant support during the pandemic to date, new figures revealed today.
If your business has been affected by the recent flooding in Herefordshire, Shropshire or Telford & Wrekin, there is financial, practical and emotional help available. The Government has announced a package of support for storm hit areas – read more here. For advice on how to plan, manage and recover from a flood, click here. Financial assistance […]
Three new centres to train the next generation of engineers could be built on Hereford’s Enterprise Zone after the Marches LEP agreed a £5.66m funding package for the city’s future new provider of higher education. The decision follows a submission of a business case to the LEP from the New Model Institute of Technology and […]
The NexT Level campaign will ensure young people have the information they need to apply for the first of the pioneering T Levels starting September 2020. With just a year to go before the first T Levels are taught, the Government has ramped up its preparations by launching a nationwide campaign so that young people […]
Rural businesses in The Marches are being invited to apply for up to at least £175,000 in EU grant funding for projects which help grow the regional economy and create new jobs. DEFRA‘s Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme provides grants for rural business development, food processing businesses and those involved in rural tourism infrastructure. […]
Businesses across the Marches are being urged to have their input into a new strategic plan to help unlock millions of pounds of future investment in the region.
Communities in the Marches could benefit from grants worth more than £1 million to help get more people into work, it was revealed today. The European Social Fund’s new Community Grants Programme will see funding of up to £20,000 given to organisations to help support unemployed people through packages of training and support. The Education […]
The search has begun for a new business leader to help drive economic growth across the region.