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General | 27th May 2022

MTC Plays Key Role In Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply Project

Funding secured for hydrogen supply project to decarbonise industry
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MTC Plays Key Role In Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply Project27/05/2022
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General | 27th May 2022

Chamber calls for support for businesses as costs continue to rise

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire have called on the Government to support firms in the region after announcing help for individuals and households to deal with rising costs.
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Chamber calls for support for businesses as costs continue to rise27/05/2022
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General | 26th May 2022

Developing a renewable energy scheme with NFU Energy

NFU Energy is a leading energy consultancy with a special focus on agriculture and horticulture. They help farmers and growers develop renewable energy schemes, improve their energy efficiency, procur...
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Developing a renewable energy scheme with NFU Energy26/05/2022
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General | 26th May 2022

Queen's Awards for Enterprise Masterclass

Companies from across Coventry and Warwickshire have been urged to apply for one of the business world’s most prestigious awards
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Queen's Awards for Enterprise Masterclass26/05/2022
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General | 20th May 2022

Councillor Chris Rogers elected new County Council chairman

Councillor Chris Rogers has been elected as the new Chairman for Worcestershire County Council for the civic year 2022/23.
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Councillor Chris Rogers elected new County Council chairman20/05/2022
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General | 19th May 2022

Entries are now open for the Visit Worcestershire Tourism Awards 2022/23

Visit Worcestershire are inviting tourism businesses from across the county to enter their Tourism Awards for 2022/2023.
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Entries are now open for the Visit Worcestershire Tourism Awards 2022/2319/05/2022
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General | 19th May 2022

Fintech Innovation for the UK’s Second City!

Following the success of their first flagship event of 2022 ‘Secure by Design, Advanced Manufacturing’, Midlands Cyber are excited to launch ‘Fintech Secured – Next Generation Cyber’
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Fintech Innovation for the UK’s Second City!19/05/2022
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General | 19th May 2022

Businesses gather to help shape business support in the county

Over 50 local businesses gathered at Sixways Stadium, home of the Worcester Warriors, to discuss the next steps to improve business support in the county.
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Businesses gather to help shape business support in the county19/05/2022
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General | 19th May 2022

Chance to voice your business concerns

Worcestershire businesses have the chance to have their voice heard and change the business support landscape for the county.
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Chance to voice your business concerns19/05/2022
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General | 19th May 2022

Deadline approaching to apply for LEP Chair role

Only two weeks remain for business leaders to apply for the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Chair role.
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Deadline approaching to apply for LEP Chair role19/05/2022
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General | 19th May 2022

Get to grips with the Cloud and access £5K worth of services

BetaDen, Worcestershire’s First Technology Accelerator, has partnered with IONOS to put on a Cloud Security Workshop on Thursday 26 May, aimed at helping new businesses get to grips with all things cl...
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Get to grips with the Cloud and access £5K worth of services19/05/2022
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General | 17th May 2022

Midlands civil engineering firms helped to boost their business and the communities they work in

A leading Midlands organisation that supports companies in the civil engineering sector has launched a new toolkit that supports firms to grow and boost the communities they work in.
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Midlands civil engineering firms helped to boost their business and the communities they work in17/05/2022
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General | 17th May 2022

Mayoral and HS2 Supply Chain Summit for SME’s 2022

A virtual conference held on: Thursday 9 June 2022,
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Mayoral and HS2 Supply Chain Summit for SME’s 202217/05/2022
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General | 16th May 2022

Brand new conference launches in Worcestershire for local businesses

Worcestershire County Council’s Business Worcestershire team in partnership with the Worcestershire Growth Hub, have announced the launch of a brand-new conference aimed at local businesses across the...
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Brand new conference launches in Worcestershire for local businesses16/05/2022
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General | 12th May 2022

Kidderminster company benefits from a boost since investing in new machinery

Surf Works a leading creative agency which supplies decorated garments, workwear and merchandise, has benefited from increased efficiency and sales since investing in new printing machinery.
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Kidderminster company benefits from a boost since investing in new machinery12/05/2022
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General | 26th April 2022

Made Smarter's one-year anniversary celebrated at charity gala dinner

A major scheme to help manufacturing and engineering businesses in the West Midlands adopt cutting-edge digital technology to help them grow celebrated a successful first year at a charity gala dinner...
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Made Smarter's one-year anniversary celebrated at charity gala dinner26/04/2022
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General | 20th April 2022

Information for local businesses

As the region ‘Gets Set for the Games’, now is the perfect time to start planning so that you’re ready too.
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Information for local businesses20/04/2022
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General | 6th April 2022

Speller Metcalfe announces new managing director

Regional contractor and family-run business Speller Metcalfe has announced the appointment of current pre-construction director James Speller to the role of managing director.
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Speller Metcalfe announces new managing director06/04/2022
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General | 4th April 2022

Worcester children to benefit from kind-hearted Easter egg campaign

A Worcester recruitment firm has donated dozens of Easter eggs to the city’s Foodbank.
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Worcester children to benefit from kind-hearted Easter egg campaign04/04/2022
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General | 28th March 2022

Simon Himsworth appointed CEO of Medilink Midlands

Former CEO, Darren Clark, to become Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors
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Simon Himsworth appointed CEO of Medilink Midlands28/03/2022
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General | 28th February 2022

Wharton Park Golf Club tees up to encourage junior golf stars and beginners

A Wyre Forest golf and country club has installed new blue tees as part of a wider drive to encourage young people and the next generation of golfers.
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Wharton Park Golf Club tees up to encourage junior golf stars and beginners28/02/2022
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General | 28th February 2022

Carbon neutral AA Salt up for environmental award

A Worcestershire winter maintenance and snow clearance company has been shortlisted for an environmental award just as it celebrates becoming carbon neutral.
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Carbon neutral AA Salt up for environmental award28/02/2022
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General | 22nd February 2022

Leading experts revealed to drive cleantech revolution in Wyre Forest

Only 100 days after global leaders met at COP26 to discuss how to tackle the climate crisis, leading industry experts from the world of Cleantech innovation will be helping local entrepreneurs
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Leading experts revealed to drive cleantech revolution in Wyre Forest22/02/2022
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General | 22nd February 2022

Worcestershire Community Foundation distributes £1m to local causes during Covid pandemic

One of Worcestershire’s largest charitable hubs has handed out over £1 million over the past 18 months to support charities, good causes and community groups who were severely impacted by the Covid-19...
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Worcestershire Community Foundation distributes £1m to local causes during Covid pandemic22/02/2022
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General | 22nd February 2022

Recruitment expert sends alert to firms over ‘war for talent’

A leading recruitment expert has warned Midlands businesses that now more than ever they must stay one step ahead of their competitors to attract the best talent.
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Recruitment expert sends alert to firms over ‘war for talent’22/02/2022
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General | 22nd February 2022

Great Malvern-based technology network launched for local business founders and investors

UK-based local business network, The Malvern Technology Network (The MTN), has announced a date for their next informal networking event, coming up on Thursday 10th March 2022.
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Great Malvern-based technology network launched for local business founders and investors22/02/2022
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General | 31st January 2022

REAL opportunities for local SMEs in the final sprint up to Birmingham 2022

Businesses across the West Midlands have a golden opportunity to meet some of the contractors looking to engage with local businesses in delivering their contracts for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth...
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REAL opportunities for local SMEs in the final sprint up to Birmingham 202231/01/2022
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General | 18th January 2022

Wyre Forest District Council and BetaDen launch cleantech bootcamp

Wyre Forest District Council and Worcestershire technology accelerator BetaDen have launched an industry-first Cleantech bootcamp to help businesses develop and commercialise solutions to some of the ...
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Wyre Forest District Council and BetaDen launch cleantech bootcamp18/01/2022
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General | 17th January 2022

Employment expert relocates to law firm’s Birmingham office

A Midlands law firm has bolstered its employment offering in Birmingham with one of its respected specialists relocating to the city.
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Employment expert relocates to law firm’s Birmingham office17/01/2022
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General | 11th January 2022

Search is on for 2,022 inspirational people to carry the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton around England

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has today launched a search to find 2,022 Batonbearers for the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay in England.
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Search is on for 2,022 inspirational people to carry the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton around England11/01/2022
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General | 13th December 2021

Clean technology bootcamp planned for 2022

North Worcestershire start-up and scale-up businesses that are developing clean and carbon reducing technology innovations are set to benefit from confirmed support and guidance in defining their rout...
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Clean technology bootcamp planned for 202213/12/2021
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General | 1st December 2021

Applications closing for start of new government business support course in 2022

Businesses in the region are encouraged to register before Christmas to confirm their place on the latest cohort of an industry-leading national management training course.
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Applications closing for start of new government business support course in 202201/12/2021
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General | 29th November 2021

New jobs for young people as Minster Micro invest in next generation

A Worcestershire IT solutions provider has taken the next steps in its ambitious growth plans and its support for the next generation of talent with the hire of four new apprentices.
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New jobs for young people as Minster Micro invest in next generation29/11/2021
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General | 29th November 2021

Landmark year for GBSLEP as £1.2m Clean Growth Programme launched at conference

Local businesses and leaders gathered to celebrate a decade of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) and the launch of a new £1.2 million programme to help fulfil N...
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Landmark year for GBSLEP as £1.2m Clean Growth Programme launched at conference29/11/2021
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General | 26th November 2021

Job opportunity with BetaDen

Worcestershire LEP’s Technology Accelerator, BetaDen has an exciting job opportunity for a new Marketing and Communications Manager.
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Job opportunity with BetaDen26/11/2021
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General | 25th November 2021

December is bringing the Green Skills Week programme in Worcestershire

The Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership and Worcestershire County Council are pleased to confirm the new Green Skills Week programme which will be delivered from Monday 6 to Friday 10 December...
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December is bringing the Green Skills Week programme in Worcestershire25/11/2021
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General | 19th November 2021

Worcestershire firm Slicker Recycling confirms US acquisition deal

A Worcestershire business, which specialises in the recycling and treatment of waste lubricating oils, has expanded into the United States through the acquisition of a naphthenic oil treatment company...
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Worcestershire firm Slicker Recycling confirms US acquisition deal19/11/2021
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General | 16th November 2021

Sponsorship opportunities available for Venturefest 2022

Venturefest - which connects investors, innovators and entrepreneurs in the West Midlands - is back for 2022 and opportunities are now open to sponsor the highly-anticipated event
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Sponsorship opportunities available for Venturefest 202216/11/2021
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General | 15th November 2021

How sustainable is your business?

The Quarterly Economic Survey, sponsored by Worcestershire County Council’s Clean Growth and Low Carbon Group, has now opened.
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How sustainable is your business?15/11/2021
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General | 15th November 2021

Spaces available to join the Peer Networks programme

If you would like to grow your business and have access to support from likeminded successful business contacts, the Peer Networks programme, delivered by the Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of...
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Spaces available to join the Peer Networks programme15/11/2021
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General | 12th November 2021

Popular Kidderminster lawyer to retire after 45-year career

A respected Kidderminster solicitor is set to pass on the baton to the next generation after over four decades in the legal profession.
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Popular Kidderminster lawyer to retire after 45-year career12/11/2021
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General | 8th November 2021

West Midlands' tech businesses urged to apply for accelerator support worth £50k

BetaDen has opened applications for the fifth cohort of businesses to join the programme.
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West Midlands' tech businesses urged to apply for accelerator support worth £50k08/11/2021
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General | 27th October 2021

Proof of Concept now offering larger grants

A grant fund aimed at SMEs to invest in innovation and commercialise and protect early stage business ideas.
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Proof of Concept now offering larger grants27/10/2021
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General | 7th October 2021

HS2 to present a series of virtual engagement events

Local suppliers and subcontractors have an opportunity to meet the contractors for the HS2 main works and stations.
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HS2 to present a series of virtual engagement events07/10/2021
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General | 22nd September 2021

Top tips for Birmingham 2022 ballot success

The main ticket ballot is now open and applications will close at 8pm on 30 September. A ticket ballot is the fairest way to allocate tickets. Applications are made and the system allocates tickets at...
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Top tips for Birmingham 2022 ballot success22/09/2021
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General | 14th September 2021

Law firm boosts commercial property team with appointment of new partner

Midlands legal firm mfg Solicitors has expanded its commercial property team with the appointment of a new partner.
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Law firm boosts commercial property team with appointment of new partner14/09/2021
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General | 13th September 2021

Birmingham 2022 main ticket ballot begins

The main ticket ballot for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is now live
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Birmingham 2022 main ticket ballot begins13/09/2021
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General | 18th August 2021

Worcestershire firms mark 15-year IT partnership with new deal

Two thriving Worcestershire businesses have signed a new three-year IT support contract as part of a 15-year partnership which has helped to expand both firms.
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Worcestershire firms mark 15-year IT partnership with new deal18/08/2021
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General | 11th August 2021

Opportunities for sports-related creative commissions

The Birmingham 2022 Cultural Programme is offering Birmingham and West Midlands artists/cultural organisations the opportunity to submit a proposal for commissions of up to £25,000 to create public ar...
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Opportunities for sports-related creative commissions11/08/2021
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General | 29th July 2021

Official promotional event services provider

DRPG, a global creative communications group based in Worcestershire, has been appointed as the Official Promotional Event Services Provider for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Official promotional event services provider29/07/2021