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General | 3rd June 2021

HS2 launches webinar series to help SMEs bid for work on the project

HS2 Ltd is holding a series of weekly webinars to ensure British businesses benefit from over 400,000 contract opportunities that building Britain’s new high speed railway will create.
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HS2 launches webinar series to help SMEs bid for work on the project03/06/2021
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General | 1st June 2021

Volunteering opportunities for Birmingham 2022 now open

The search to find more than 13,000 volunteers for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has begun
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Volunteering opportunities for Birmingham 2022 now open01/06/2021
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General | 27th May 2021

'The Apprentice' and 'Dragons' Den' stars headline at upcoming event

Businesses in the West Midlands will have the opportunity to quiz a former Dragons' Den star and the youngest finalist in the history of the BBC’s The Apprentice about the importance of collaboration ...
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'The Apprentice' and 'Dragons' Den' stars headline at upcoming event27/05/2021
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General | 19th May 2021

Are you new to export?

The Export Academy, from the Department for International Trade (DIT), gives new, novice and in-experienced exporting businesses the know-how to sell to customers around the world with confidence.
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Are you new to export?19/05/2021
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General | 19th April 2021

Regional fund manager launches 1-2-1 support sessions

Maven’s local investment team in the West Midlands has launched support sessions for local businesses to help address funding and support needs across the region.
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Regional fund manager launches 1-2-1 support sessions19/04/2021
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General | 7th April 2021

Kidderminster law firm donates £1,000 to support town’s Foodbank

A Kidderminster law firm has donated £1,000 to support the work of the town’s Foodbank as it continues to support thousands of people and families across the Wyre Forest.
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Kidderminster law firm donates £1,000 to support town’s Foodbank07/04/2021
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General | 30th March 2021

West Midlands businesses urged to tap into skills fund

Distance learning expert Open Study College is encouraging eligible Midlands businesses to apply for a grant of up to £18,000 for staff training to upskill and develop their workforce.
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West Midlands businesses urged to tap into skills fund30/03/2021
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General | 23rd March 2021

Former Dragon encourages businesses to contact Growth Hubs

Businesses have been encouraged to contact their Growth Hubs in the West Midlands by an entrepreneur who went from being a bank cashier to a millionaire Dragon.
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Former Dragon encourages businesses to contact Growth Hubs23/03/2021
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General | 17th March 2021

West Midlands Brexit summit attracts over 250 businesses

On Tuesday 16 March the West Midlands Growth Hubs joined forces with the online platform Findit, the West Midlands Combined Authority and the Department for International Trade to hold its first even...
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West Midlands Brexit summit attracts over 250 businesses17/03/2021
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General | 8th March 2021

Experts share their inspirational stories to mark post-Brexit era

An expert panel of speakers will tell their inspirational stories of opportunity, resilience and business growth at a free event to mark a new post-Brexit era for the West Midlands.
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Experts share their inspirational stories to mark post-Brexit era08/03/2021
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General | 22nd February 2021

Betaden Cohort 4.0 is announced

Worcestershire’s technology accelerator BetaDen has announced the identity of eight new early-stage businesses that will join its programme in April.
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Betaden Cohort 4.0 is announced22/02/2021
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General | 5th February 2021

Official Merchandise to be developed by Midlands firm

Midlands-based Cube International will develop official range of Birmingham 2022 and Commonwealth Sport merchandise.
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Official Merchandise to be developed by Midlands firm05/02/2021
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General | 27th January 2021

Meet the Buyer event planned for food and drink sector

Food and drink companies across the Marches are being urged to register their interest in attending a new Meet the Buyer event.
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Meet the Buyer event planned for food and drink sector27/01/2021
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General | 13th January 2021

West Midlands Growth Hubs launch new EU website

Growth Hubs across the West Midlands are working together to encourage businesses to access free advice to Check, Change and Go following the end of the transition period and the UK’s exit from the EU...
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West Midlands Growth Hubs launch new EU website13/01/2021
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General | 7th January 2021

Expanding accountancy practice appoints news bookkeeper

Jerroms Accountants and Business Advisers has strengthened its bookkeeping team with the appointment of Holly Spackman.
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Expanding accountancy practice appoints news bookkeeper07/01/2021
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General | 17th December 2020

Worcester training firm supports city's foodbank with 'trolley dash' campaign

A FinditinWorcestershire member has been supporting those less fortunate, by donating food to the city's foodbank.
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Worcester training firm supports city's foodbank with 'trolley dash' campaign17/12/2020
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General | 15th December 2020

Birmingham firm gives Christmas donation to city’s Children’s Hospital Charity

A Birmingham-based outsourcing firm has donated £1,200 to Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity to help bring more festive cheer to poorly children this Christmas.
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Birmingham firm gives Christmas donation to city’s Children’s Hospital Charity15/12/2020
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General | 11th December 2020

County firm puts down roots through tree planting project

A Worcestershire gritting and snow clearance company has planted over 50 trees at two local schools as part of the firm’s drive to be carbon neutral.
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County firm puts down roots through tree planting project11/12/2020
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General | 7th December 2020

Have you completed the Business Trends Survey?

Take part and help provide the right business support in your region by completing a short West Midlands survey.
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Have you completed the Business Trends Survey?07/12/2020
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General | 4th December 2020

Mentor support set to launch for local businesses

In light of the pandemic, Worcestershire County Council is launching a new mentoring project to help local businesses diversify, grow and recover.
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Mentor support set to launch for local businesses04/12/2020
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General | 27th November 2020

Worcestershire recruitment firm funds junior rugby stars

A Worcestershire recruitment company has invested into local grassroots rugby by agreeing a 12-month sponsorship deal with a Malvern school.
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Worcestershire recruitment firm funds junior rugby stars27/11/2020
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General | 25th November 2020

Respected Worcestershire solicitor reaches 60-year milestone

A nationally respected farming and rural affairs solicitor has celebrated a landmark 60 years in the legal profession.
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Respected Worcestershire solicitor reaches 60-year milestone25/11/2020
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General | 18th November 2020

Speller Metcalfe secures place on Constructing West Midlands framework

The CWM framework has officially named its contractor partners for the £2.1 billion of capital works across the West Midlands region.
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Speller Metcalfe secures place on Constructing West Midlands framework18/11/2020
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General | 16th November 2020

Campaign to support Worcestershire's producers

A campaign to encourage people to buy local and support Worcestershire’s food and drink industry is being backed by the county’s High sheriff and the Mayor of Worcester.
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Campaign to support Worcestershire's producers16/11/2020
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General | 9th November 2020

Final homes for sale as Evesham development nears completion

Construction work is nearing completion at a development of homes in Evesham, where the final properties are now available to buy.
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Final homes for sale as Evesham development nears completion09/11/2020
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General | 5th November 2020

New jobs as Worcestershire recruitment firm marks successful first year

A county recruitment firm has celebrated its first anniversary after bringing new jobs to Worcestershire and placing hundreds of people into a variety of specialist roles.
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New jobs as Worcestershire recruitment firm marks successful first year05/11/2020
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General | 3rd November 2020

Growing accountancy practice Jerroms goes from strength to strength in latest merger

Solihull and Bromsgrove-based accountants and business advisers Jerroms has merged with Harben Barker in a deal that sees the growing business drive forward with its continued plans for expansion.
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Growing accountancy practice Jerroms goes from strength to strength in latest merger03/11/2020
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General | 2nd November 2020

Local businesses named as UK Business Heroes

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) are proud to recognise Business Heroes locally.
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Local businesses named as UK Business Heroes02/11/2020
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General | 15th October 2020

Family run deli opens its doors in Bewdley

A Wyre Forest husband and wife team have launched a new food deli in Bewdley with the promise of providing high quality produce sourced locally and from around the world.
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Family run deli opens its doors in Bewdley15/10/2020
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General | 12th October 2020

Vacant Unit Reduction Project tender available for property research consultant

Kidderminster Business Improvement District has secured funding to engage with owners/agents/landlords of vacant units within the BID area in order to develop a programme of interventions that will ge...
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Vacant Unit Reduction Project tender available for property research consultant12/10/2020
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General | 6th October 2020

Worcestershire firm’s legal experts make elite list again

Specialist lawyers from a Worcestershire law firm have been named among the best in the UK within the 2021 edition of the Legal 500.
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Worcestershire firm’s legal experts make elite list again06/10/2020
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General | 30th September 2020

Campaign launched to help businesses with new immigration system

The Home Office has today (30 September) launched a new campaign to ensure businesses are ready for the introduction of the UK’s new points-based immigration system as free movement ends.
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Campaign launched to help businesses with new immigration system30/09/2020
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General | 23rd September 2020

West Midlands business can grab their share of HS2 contracts

Small and medium sized businesses in the West Midlands can find out more about the thousands of high speed rail contracts on offer at an online regional summit next month.
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West Midlands business can grab their share of HS2 contracts23/09/2020
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General | 15th September 2020

New premises and £40,000 investment as Worcestershire’s AA Salt moves to next level

An award-winning Worcestershire gritting and snow clearance company has taken its next growth steps following a move to second premises and a five-figure vehicle fleet investment.
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New premises and £40,000 investment as Worcestershire’s AA Salt moves to next level15/09/2020
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General | 9th September 2020

City communications company adds three new faces to its growing team

The Worcester-based creative communications agency, Conteur, has strengthened its team with the appointment of three new people to its PR department.
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City communications company adds three new faces to its growing team09/09/2020
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General | 2nd September 2020

New Worcestershire hair and beauty salon opens its doors

Two hair and beauty specialists have launched Worcestershire’s newest salon following a five-figure investment.
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New Worcestershire hair and beauty salon opens its doors02/09/2020
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General | 1st September 2020

Growing accountancy practice appoints new client director

As part of their expansion strategy, Jerroms accountants and business advisers has appointed a new Client Director to head up business growth at their office in Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove.
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Growing accountancy practice appoints new client director01/09/2020
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General | 19th August 2020

HS2 local business webinar recordings available

'Work with us Wednesday' webinars were held throughout June, July and August and any business that wasn't able to attend can now access the recordings
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HS2 local business webinar recordings available19/08/2020
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General | 12th August 2020

Lawyer’s charity cycle ride in memory of admired newsreader brother

Lawyer’s charity cycle ride in memory of admired newsreader brother One of Worcestershire’s most respected solicitors is set to take part in a 90-mile charity cycle in memory of his brother and to ra...
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Lawyer’s charity cycle ride in memory of admired newsreader brother12/08/2020
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General | 11th August 2020

Worcestershire firm Sigma bolsters leadership team with senior appointments

Worcestershire outsourcing specialist, the Sigma Financial Group, has announced the appointments of two new executive directors who will support the Redditch firm’s growth plans both in the UK and abr...
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Worcestershire firm Sigma bolsters leadership team with senior appointments11/08/2020
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General | 5th August 2020

Wellbeing firm marks successful decade in business

A Worcestershire wellbeing business has celebrated its tenth anniversary following a period of strong growth and the introduction of new services.
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Wellbeing firm marks successful decade in business05/08/2020
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General | 3rd August 2020

Chamber Champions Awards

A one-off virtual awards ceremony celebrating local heroes
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Chamber Champions Awards03/08/2020
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General | 24th July 2020

Have your say on future training available to Worcestershire businesses and employers

Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (WLEP), working with Serco, is seeking the views of Worcestershire employers to understand how they can be supported to develop the skills needed to adopt d...
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Have your say on future training available to Worcestershire businesses and employers24/07/2020
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General | 23rd July 2020

Worcestershire Business Central launches a new look

The local Growth Hub has now aligned its branding with 'One Worcestershire' further harnessing its place in the Worcestershire business community.
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Worcestershire Business Central launches a new look23/07/2020
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General | 22nd July 2020

M42 Junction 1 improvements set to get underway

Works to make improvements to Junction 1 of the M42 in Bromsgrove are set to get underway next week.
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M42 Junction 1 improvements set to get underway22/07/2020
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General | 21st July 2020

COVID-19 support for businesses

Local businesses and residents are being made aware of the variety support out there during lockdown period caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19 support for businesses21/07/2020
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General | 20th July 2020

Worcestershire-based builders merchants lay foundations for expansion

Norgrove Building Supplies, based in Kidderminster, has secured a significant investment from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) Equity Finance Fund, managed by Midlands-based venture capital ...
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Worcestershire-based builders merchants lay foundations for expansion20/07/2020
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General | 20th July 2020

Worcestershire secures £12M of funding to support Economic bounce back

Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership(LEP) has been allocated £12 million by Central Government to support the recovery of the Worcestershire economy through delivery of capital projects.
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Worcestershire secures £12M of funding to support Economic bounce back20/07/2020
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General | 23rd June 2020

The Barn at Severn & Wye crowned Restaurant of the Year at the Forest Business Awards 2020

Severn & Wye Smokery is celebrating having seen its restaurant, The Barn at Severn & Wye, named as ‘Restaurant of the Year’ at the Forest Business Awards 2020.
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The Barn at Severn & Wye crowned Restaurant of the Year at the Forest Business Awards 202023/06/2020
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General | 18th June 2020

Worcestershire County Council is proposing to build a new walking and cycling bridge

HAVE YOUR SAY about the plans for a bridge across the River Severn in Worcester from Gheluvelt Park to the Kepax site in St Johns
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Worcestershire County Council is proposing to build a new walking and cycling bridge18/06/2020