The Marches LEP has launched a new campaign to encourage small employers to make a difference to the futures of young people in The Marches The Give an Hour campaign is targeting small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) to offer an hour of their time to help young people prepare for the fast-changing world of […]
Herefordshire food and drink businesses are being invited to a key meeting which will help shape the region’s economic future. The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership – the body responsible for driving economic growth across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin – is drawing up a new Local Industrial Strategy for the region. The document will […]
A rallying call has gone out to Shropshire’s “world-class businesses” to bid for national recognition by entering the UK’s most prestigious award scheme. The Marches LEP joined forces with Anna Turner, the new Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire, to host the Shropshire launch of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise last Thursday. LEP Chairman Graham Wynn OBE welcomed […]
Delegation involved in more than 40 events during the four-day event Midlands UK speakers to address thousands of potential investors The Ironbridge Power Station site, Hereford Enterprise Zone at Skylon Park and Newport’s new agri-tech focused business park are among £11 billion of investment opportunities from the Midlands being featured at the world’s leading real […]
The country’s Local Enterprise Partnerships have a ‘vital role’ to play in the UK’s economic future after Brexit, the Prime Minister has said.
Figures released show that over 840 jobs were either created or safeguarded across the Marches region during 2017-2018 as a result of investment from foreign businesses. The report, published by the Department for International Trade last week, highlights that out of 15 investments across the Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin region in the past […]
Connecting Shropshire and Airband have announced the live launch of the first transmitter site, serving over 300 homes and businesses. The transmitter provides superfast broadband connectivity of 30Mbps to parts of Sheriffhales and Shifnal parishes, and other communities further east, such as Tong. Airband’s deployment of fixed wireless broadband works by sending a radio signal […]
The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership has announced that Ian Peake, the Principal and Chief Executive of Herefordshire & Ludlow College, has joined its business-led board and will focus specifically on championing Further Education throughout the region.