Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, cinemas and other venues across the Marches are being urged to prepare for the launch of a new NHS COVID-19 app to support NHS Test and Trace. The NHS COVID-19 app is currently being trialled and will launch on September 24 in England and Wales, and will see customers having to check-in […]
REGISTER FOR OUR LAUNCH EVENT ON OCTOBER 12 2020 TODAY! A week of activity focused on helping businesses in the region recover from the devastating impact of the coronavirus lockdown is to be staged by The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The LEP – the business-led body responsible for driving economic growth across Herefordshire, Shropshire […]
Employers across the Marches are being urged to sign up to an innovative new scheme to help young people into work as part of Britain’s Covid-19 recovery effort. Businesses are now able to register to be part of the landmark £2 billion Kickstart scheme offering youngsters aged 16-24 who are claiming Universal Credit a six-month […]
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 […]
More than 800 new jobs and 1,600 homes could be created after the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership secured £14m for shovel-ready projects to help the recovery of the regional economy.
Telford Land Deal profits will support key attraction
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 […]
The Telford Land Deal has been a massive success, delivering 21 commercial sites, 10 sites for residential development delivering 1,114 jobs.
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 […]