Long-standing Marches LEP board member Sonia Roberts has been named as the new deputy chair of the partnership, which is tasked with growing the regional economy in Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. Mrs Roberts has served as the community and voluntary sector champion on the Local Enterprise Partnership Board since 2015 and also chairs […]
The organisation charged with driving economic growth across the Marches today welcomed new measures to help business survive the coronavirus crisis – and pledged to do everything it can to ensure as much as the help as possible reached the region.
A special programme to help small and medium sized businesses across the Marches to grow is on target to create more than 260 jobs, an independent report says.
Whitchurch-based Needham Laser Technologies Ltd (NLTL) announces the launch of its new range of laser marking products, initially to the UK market, following a move to a new unit on the Waymills Industrial Estate which was made possible by a grant worth almost £70,000 that was supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
An award-winning, family-owned, brewery which was formed by a former Guinness brewer almost 35 years ago, has completed a major expansion project and created an additional five jobs following receipt of a £100k Marches Building Investment Grant, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Wye Valley Brewery has extended an existing building at its […]
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 […]
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Business leaders across Shropshire are being urged to help tackle some of the key skills issues facing the county’s employers at a special round-table event later this month.
Businesses across the Marches are being urged to make 2018 the year they ‘scale up’, taking advantage of opportunities to help them grow on offer through the Marches Growth Hub.
Regional lender BCRS Business Loans has been announced as a fund manager for the Midlands Engine Investment Fund.