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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 | 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 | 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
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General | 15th June 2020

Get 'HS2 ready' with free weekly webinars

Attend HS2's onboard local weekly webinars to find out more about the ways you can get your business ‘HS2 ready’
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Get 'HS2 ready' with free weekly webinars15/06/2020
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General | 8th June 2020

Shorter shop leases loom as coronavirus accelerates change on the high street

Shorter and more flexible leases on shops across Worcestershire are likely to become the norm while some stores may even be turned into homes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a leading propert...
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Shorter shop leases loom as coronavirus accelerates change on the high street08/06/2020
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General | 3rd June 2020

WINN Innovation Platform is now live

Register for the platform that offers innovators and entrepreneurs a wealth of useful information, business support and top tips from specialist advisors.
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WINN Innovation Platform is now live03/06/2020
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General | 28th May 2020

Pump Street next in line for improvements

Building on the success of the works on The Shambles in Worcester, Pump Street is next in line to see improvements, as part of Worcestershire County Council’s Town Centre Improvement Programme.
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Pump Street next in line for improvements28/05/2020
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General | 18th May 2020

Worcestershire firm supports Aerospace deal which will bring new jobs despite lockdown

Worcestershire recruitment company Consilium Recruit has signed a two-year deal with pioneering technology specialist Electroflight to source specialists in the emerging battery powered aerospace indu...
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Worcestershire firm supports Aerospace deal which will bring new jobs despite lockdown18/05/2020
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General | 6th May 2020

Worcestershire Community Foundation’s Covid-19 appeal leads to £110,000 in donations

A recently launched Covid-19 appeal by the Worcestershire Community Foundation has enabled grants of over £100,000 which are already helping 40 different organisations across Worcestershire.
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Worcestershire Community Foundation’s Covid-19 appeal leads to £110,000 in donations06/05/2020
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General | 28th April 2020

Job matching service launched for Worcestershire

Are you a business that is having to make immediate changes to your workforce as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic
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Job matching service launched for Worcestershire28/04/2020
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General | 23rd April 2020

Worcester contractor secures coronavirus funding from BCRS

A Worcestershire contractor has secured a funding boost to relieve its cash flow situation after several projects were delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Worcester contractor secures coronavirus funding from BCRS23/04/2020
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General | 23rd April 2020

A brand-new Findit launches in the West Midlands

A new business Findit site aimed at SMEs in Coventry and Warwickshire has been launched today (Thursday 23 April) to provide organisations with high-profile supply chain opportunities, news and events...
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A brand-new Findit launches in the West Midlands23/04/2020
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General | 22nd April 2020

Worcester Community Trust urges locals to participate in nationwide 2.6 Challenge

Worcester Community Trust, the Worcester-based charity, is taking part in the 2.6 Challenge.
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Worcester Community Trust urges locals to participate in nationwide 2.6 Challenge22/04/2020
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General | 17th April 2020

Worcestershire LEP Update

Whilst these times prove to be difficult for all businesses in the county. I am proud to see two new programmes launched to help both businesses and the local community.
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Worcestershire LEP Update17/04/2020
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General | 15th April 2020

FinditinWorcestershire member needs your help to supply more protective equipment

A county firm has urged the public to join the ‘battle’ and donate to help the production of protective equipment for the NHS and frontline workers.
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FinditinWorcestershire member needs your help to supply more protective equipment15/04/2020
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General | 15th April 2020

Businesses urged to consider how to retain staff after coronavirus restrictions are lifted

Employers should start putting plans in place now to keep hold of skilled staff once the coronavirus lockdown and restrictions are lifted, or risk losing them to competitors.
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Businesses urged to consider how to retain staff after coronavirus restrictions are lifted15/04/2020
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General | 6th April 2020

New grants available for industry impacted by Covid-19

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million to respond to new and urgent needs in UK and global communities during and following the Covid-19 pandemic.
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New grants available for industry impacted by Covid-1906/04/2020
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General | 1st April 2020

Can your business help the Covid-19 crisis?

You could help make a huge difference to the key workers on the frontline
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Can your business help the Covid-19 crisis?01/04/2020
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General | 26th March 2020

Worcestershire Community Foundation launches Covid-19 response appeal

One of Worcestershire’s largest charitable hub's has launched a county-wide appeal which will help community groups and charities overcome issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Worcestershire Community Foundation launches Covid-19 response appeal26/03/2020
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General | 26th March 2020

Final grant call - Last chance for businesses to apply

The Enterprising Worcestershire Grant Fund is now coming to an end and has announced a FINAL GRANT CALL
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Final grant call - Last chance for businesses to apply26/03/2020
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General | 24th March 2020

Findit's tips for working at home

A lot of us are now working from home and it’s fair to say we’ve never experienced a time like this.
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Findit's tips for working at home24/03/2020
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General | 18th March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Help and support for Worcestershire businesses

Findit will closely follow the Government’s advice and guidelines and work with support organisations to bring all our members the current business information.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Help and support for Worcestershire businesses18/03/2020
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General | 16th March 2020

Birmingham automotive firm powers ahead with 100 new engineering jobs

A recruitment partnership has seen dozens of engineers beginning new roles at a Birmingham automotive firm which is driving innovations in low carbon and electric vehicle technology.
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Birmingham automotive firm powers ahead with 100 new engineering jobs16/03/2020
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General | 13th March 2020

Statement on the Worcestershire LEP Annual Conference 2020

In view of health concerns and the uncertainty around bringing groups of people together in the weeks ahead, the Worcestershire LEP has taken the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 conference pla...
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Statement on the Worcestershire LEP Annual Conference 202013/03/2020
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General | 10th March 2020

Kidderminster BID welcomes new manager, Alexandra Powell

The local Business Improvement District (BID) has announced the appointment of a new BID Manager today (Tuesday 10 March).
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Kidderminster BID welcomes new manager, Alexandra Powell10/03/2020
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General | 9th March 2020

FinditinWorcestershire member launches 'Good Egg Awards' for local businesses

Local workers and managers have the opportunity to be recognised as part of a Worcester firm's 'Good Egg Awards'
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FinditinWorcestershire member launches 'Good Egg Awards' for local businesses09/03/2020
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General | 9th March 2020

Introducing - our new Marketplace feature

Calling all Worcestershire businesses! Do you have a product or service you’d like to promote to FinditinWorcestershire's 11,000 members? Check out our brand new module Marketplace.
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Introducing - our new Marketplace feature09/03/2020
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General | 6th March 2020

Popular farming legal seminar returns to Worcestershire

Legal issues affecting Worcestershire farmers and landowners will be covered at a free annual agricultural seminar taking place on Thursday 26th March.
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Popular farming legal seminar returns to Worcestershire06/03/2020
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General | 26th February 2020

Microsoft set to headline Worcestershire event

Businesses in Worcestershire have been invited to a breakfast event which will tackle the latest benefits of embracing technology and innovative solutions to improve productivity.
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Microsoft set to headline Worcestershire event26/02/2020
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General | 20th February 2020

University of Worcester chosen to boost STEM education in West Midlands schools

The University of Worcester has been chosen to become the STEM Club Champion for the West Midlands and support schools across Birmingham, Coventry, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, and Sol...
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University of Worcester chosen to boost STEM education in West Midlands schools20/02/2020
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General | 17th February 2020

Worcestershire gritting and snow plough firm set for awards success

A successful family firm from Worcestershire has been shortlisted for a regional business award in recognition of its growth, customer service and environmental credentials.
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Worcestershire gritting and snow plough firm set for awards success17/02/2020
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General | 13th February 2020

30-year milestone for Worcestershire family construction firm

A father and son who run one of Worcestershire’s most respected building companies are celebrating the firm’s 30th anniversary.
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30-year milestone for Worcestershire family construction firm13/02/2020
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General | 31st January 2020

Business leaders meet as registrations open for Worcestershire LEP’s Annual Conference 2020

Business leaders from across the county joined the Worcestershire LEP team for the launch of the Worcestershire LEP’s 2020 Annual Conference.
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Business leaders meet as registrations open for Worcestershire LEP’s Annual Conference 202031/01/2020
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General | 27th January 2020

Worcestershire LEP welcomes Jenny Long to its board

Worcestershire LEP has thanked long-standing board member, Mark Martin, who has stepped down from January 2020 and welcomed its newest member, Jenny Long, MD of IceBlue Digital Marketing
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Worcestershire LEP welcomes Jenny Long to its board27/01/2020
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General | 16th January 2020

Employment lawyer issues IR35 alert to Worcestershire firms

A leading Worcestershire employment lawyer has warned the county’s private sector businesses to be fully prepared ahead of sweeping changes to rules on using contractors.
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Employment lawyer issues IR35 alert to Worcestershire firms16/01/2020