Companies across the Marches exported £2.34 billion of goods last year, new figures show.
Coopers Gourmet Foods, famed both locally and across the UK for its premium sausage rolls and other gourmet food products, has expanded its manufacturing base and product range, after receiving a grant by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
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 needs of business are at the heart of the regional growth agenda, where the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership is striving to develop an economy which boosts skills and nurtures innovation.
Shropshire manufacturer, Motiv Trailers, is set to accelerate its international expansion plans following a cash injection from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF).
A major new initiative to shape the future of the region’s economy is being launched by the organisation tasked with driving growth across Shropshire/Herefordshire.
A £2.5m investment in skills training to help create the workforce of the future has been unveiled by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership.
Construction sector leaders in Shropshire are joining forces with the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership and colleges across the county to tackle the skills gap at a round table event this month.
Shropshire has world-class businesses which should be celebrating their success by entering the UK’s most prestigious award scheme.
Natural ways to manage the major challenge of flooding in Shropshire will be discussed at a free event run by CREST@UCS (the Centre for Research into Environmental Science and Technology at University Centre Shrewsbury).