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General | 19th September 2017

Worcestershire County Council talks commissioning at opportunity-packed event

At FinditinWorcestershire’s breakfast meeting this morning, local businesses took the opportunity to meet the commissioners from Worcestershire County Council, and some of its partners.

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Worcestershire County Council talks commissioning at opportunity-packed event19/09/2017
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General | 14th September 2017

Don't miss your opportunity to meet local government procurement

Meet Worcestershire Council Council, West Mercia Police and NHS buyers at our FREE event on 19 September >> Places still available

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Don't miss your opportunity to meet local government procurement14/09/2017
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General | 12th September 2017

Surveying firm to celebrate anniversary at Pershore Abbey

A local Worcester-based chartered land surveying practice and FinditinWorcestershire member will be celebrating its anniversary at one of the county’s Anglo Saxon Abbeys.

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Surveying firm to celebrate anniversary at Pershore Abbey12/09/2017
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General | 12th September 2017

FinditinWorcestershire members continue their fleet relationship

Oakleaf Commercial Services and Northway Auto Services Ltd have successfully concluded a procurement exercise to deliver motor vehicle and fleet services within the company.

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FinditinWorcestershire members continue their fleet relationship12/09/2017
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General | 4th September 2017

Worcestershire leading the way in creating our future workforce

Help Worcestershire County Council to reshape Worcestershire’s careers and enterprise landscape and prepare and inspire your future workforce

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Worcestershire leading the way in creating our future workforce04/09/2017
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General | 4th September 2017

Charities to benefit from cyber security September campaign

Malvern's IASME Consortium is offering discounted certifications on schemes which demonstrate charities have effective and recognised best practice and protections in place.

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Charities to benefit from cyber security September campaign04/09/2017
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General | 31st August 2017

Changing the face of public sector procurement

In February 2016 Place Partnership Limited attended a FinditinWorcestershire breakfast meeting to source local suppliers

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Changing the face of public sector procurement31/08/2017
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General | 31st August 2017

New £120m fund for Midland SMEs

A new £120 million fund aimed at boosting small businesses in the West Midlands has been launched. The capital is the first wave of funding from the £250 million Midlands Engine Investment Fund opera...

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New £120m fund for Midland SMEs31/08/2017
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General | 21st August 2017

Midlands Engine cyber return to Maryland

The Midlands Engine Cyber initiative will be hosting a return trade delegation to Baltimore, Maryland, to exhibit at the Cyber Maryland Conference in October and businesses are being invited join the ...

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Midlands Engine cyber return to Maryland21/08/2017
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General | 16th August 2017

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Update your FinditinWorcestershire account

Have you logged into your FinditinWorcestershire account recently? Protecting your data is a top priority, so we are encouraging all members who haven’t managed to update their passwords to do it now,...

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Update your FinditinWorcestershire account16/08/2017
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General | 8th August 2017

Answer a short survey to help the ScaleUp Institute

The ScaleUp Institute wants to help businesses with the barriers that may be stopping them from achieving growth

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Answer a short survey to help the ScaleUp Institute08/08/2017
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General | 8th August 2017

New creative studio brings business growth to Bromsgrove

A new full-service creative studio launched in Bromsgrove this week, dedicated to helping businesses across the region grow and providing opportunities for young people to break into the creative indu...

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New creative studio brings business growth to Bromsgrove08/08/2017
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General | 3rd August 2017

Meet public sector procurement commissioners at our breakfast meeting this September

FinditinWorcestershire is offering you the chance to meet the buyers and commissioners behind Worcestershire County Council's contracting opportunities on Tuesday 19 September 2017.

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Meet public sector procurement commissioners at our breakfast meeting this September03/08/2017
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General | 2nd August 2017

Finalists announced for Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2017

30 of Worcestershire’s best apprentices, employers, training providers and schools have been announced as finalists at the Worcestershire Apprentice Awards 2017 and tables can now be booked.

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Finalists announced for Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 201702/08/2017
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General | 2nd August 2017

Local charity has an opportunity for a new role

Worcester-based charity, Dancefest are seeking applications for the role of its Chair of the Board.

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Local charity has an opportunity for a new role02/08/2017
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General | 1st August 2017

Celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli headlining this weekend's Foodie Festival

Discover the tasty treats that Worcester can offer you, with over 60 stalls offering delicious food and drink from local businesses

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Celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli headlining this weekend's Foodie Festival01/08/2017
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General | 27th July 2017

Julian Lloyd-Webber pays visit to FinditinWorcestershire member

Wye Valley Brewery received a visit from Professor Julian Lloyd-Webber on Tuesday to discuss brewing a bespoke bottle beer for the Birmingham Conversatoire's brand new facility.

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Julian Lloyd-Webber pays visit to FinditinWorcestershire member27/07/2017
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General | 26th July 2017

Worcester Festival 2017

Be part of Worcester's biggest event of the summer! Events, activities and fun for everyone from 12 - 18 August.

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Worcester Festival 201726/07/2017
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General | 24th July 2017

Crown Paints masters university project

FinditinWorcestershire member, Crown Paints has received top marks from the University of Worcester after transforming its Students’ Union cafe, after meeting at a FinditinWorcestershire event in Janu...

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Crown Paints masters university project24/07/2017
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General | 19th July 2017

Welcome to Worcestershire Food and Drink Association

A group of businesses, working with the support of Worcestershire Regulatory Services have set up Worcestershire Food and Drink to help promote the wide variety of Worcestershire produce we have to of...

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Welcome to Worcestershire Food and Drink Association19/07/2017
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General | 18th July 2017

The best of Worcestershire's food and drink businesses showcased at FinditinWorcestershire event

Today, over 90 of the best local food and drink producers attended the latest FinditinWorcestershire breakfast event at Sixways Stadium in Worcester, where they learnt how to become retail ready from ...

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The best of Worcestershire's food and drink businesses showcased at FinditinWorcestershire event18/07/2017
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General | 13th July 2017

FinditinWorcestershire food and drink event exhibitor featured on BBC Hereford & Worcester

Award-winning FinditinWorcestershire member, Simplyseedz were featured on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester in March

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FinditinWorcestershire food and drink event exhibitor featured on BBC Hereford & Worcester13/07/2017
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General | 13th July 2017

Proof of Concept funding boost for FinditinWorcestershire member, Applied Principles

Through collaboration with Jane Holmes, Business Manager at CTB, the company applied for the fund and successfully received a £30,000 grant to develop Seamcor, a cloud based paperless Process and Comp...

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Proof of Concept funding boost for FinditinWorcestershire member, Applied Principles13/07/2017
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General | 12th July 2017

Welcome to the summer edition of the Superfast Worcestershire newsletter

With around 245,000 premises now connected to fibre broadband, it's time to get set for a superfast summer!

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Welcome to the summer edition of the Superfast Worcestershire newsletter12/07/2017
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General | 12th July 2017

Getting into the swing: Golf day raises thousands for charity

Local firms attended a charity golf day that saw 80 business professionals teeing off to raise cash for Prince’s Trust.

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Getting into the swing: Golf day raises thousands for charity12/07/2017
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General | 12th July 2017

Expansion as recruitment specialists Workforce open Birmingham branch

A Midlands jobs provider has expanded for the first time into Birmingham - bringing new roles to the city centre and promising to help local businesses find the talent they need.

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Expansion as recruitment specialists Workforce open Birmingham branch12/07/2017
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General | 12th July 2017

Celebrity chef confirmed for FinditinWorcestershire event on Tuesday 18 July

Passionate food and drink suppliers wanting to be meet an advocate of cooking with local produce should book their place to attend the next FinditinWorcestershire event on Tuesday 18th July, when cele...

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Celebrity chef confirmed for FinditinWorcestershire event on Tuesday 18 July12/07/2017
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General | 12th July 2017

SULCo headline sponsor for 2017 Startups Awards

The Start Up Loans Company (SULCo) is the headline sponsor of the 14th annual Startups Awards. The awards are organised by Startups.co.uk, one of SULCo’s key partners and the driver of a large volume ...

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SULCo headline sponsor for 2017 Startups Awards12/07/2017
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General | 12th July 2017

Boost & Co Limited secures additional £20m commitment from British Business Bank Investments Ltd for its industrial lending 1 fund

British Business Bank Investments Ltd, the commercial arm of the British Business Bank, has increased its commitment in BOOST&Co’s Industrial Lending 1 fund by £20m as part of an additional £40m exten...

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Boost & Co Limited secures additional £20m commitment from British Business Bank Investments Ltd for its industrial lending 1 fund12/07/2017
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General | 27th June 2017

Jobs search for dozens of drivers looks to Worcestershire Truckfest event

Two dozen lorry driver vacancies are being offered with an expanding Worcestershire logistics business which is exhibiting at this summer’s Truckfest.

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Jobs search for dozens of drivers looks to Worcestershire Truckfest event27/06/2017
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General | 27th June 2017

Eat, drink and be merry on information at the next FinditinWorcestershire breakfast event

Food and drink suppliers needing some advice on how to be retail ready can attend the next breakfast event from FinditinWorcestershire, which will bring together Worcestershire’s best small, local pro...

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Eat, drink and be merry on information at the next FinditinWorcestershire breakfast event27/06/2017
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General | 21st June 2017

Record attendance at Worcestershire Parkway 'Meet the Buyer' event

The FinditinWorcestershire event on Tuesday 20th June was a huge success, with 100 businesses attending to find out how they could be involved with the Worcestershire Parkway Regional Interchange.

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Record attendance at Worcestershire Parkway 'Meet the Buyer' event21/06/2017
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General | 21st June 2017

Worcestershire Law Society appoints rural law specialist as new president

One of Worcestershire’s leading agricultural law experts has been appointed president of the Worcestershire Law Society.

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Worcestershire Law Society appoints rural law specialist as new president21/06/2017
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General | 21st June 2017

Local primary school extension will increase school places

Rushwick CE Primary School is increasing its pupil capacity thanks to a new extension that is currently being built.

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Local primary school extension will increase school places21/06/2017
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General | 14th June 2017

Low Carbon Opportunities Programme

The Low Carbon Opportunities Programme is offering FREE renewable energy or low carbon innovation assessments and grants to small and medium size enterprises (SMEs).

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Low Carbon Opportunities Programme14/06/2017
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General | 5th June 2017

It's a risky business - Cyber eLearning Package

The Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership, Worcestershire Business Central and the Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce are releasing a free to use eLearning package about assessin...

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It's a risky business - Cyber eLearning Package05/06/2017
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General | 5th June 2017

Enterprising Worcestershire

Start-up and early stage business grant clinics now available

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Enterprising Worcestershire05/06/2017
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General | 5th June 2017

Lights, camera, action for Worcestershire based filmmaker thanks to superfast broadband

Independant filmmaker, Redhead Business Films, has transformed the way it does business with superfast broadband

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Lights, camera, action for Worcestershire based filmmaker thanks to superfast broadband05/06/2017
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General | 31st May 2017

Worcestershire Parkway project being discussed at FinditinWorcestershire June event

SPECIALIST rail operator, Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd will be a key speaker at our June breakfast meeting at Worcester's Sixways Stadium.

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Worcestershire Parkway project being discussed at FinditinWorcestershire June event31/05/2017
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General | 31st May 2017

Worcestershire BEEP programme could help businesses with grants of thousands for greener working practises

Worcestershire's small and medium size businesses could be missing out on grants of up to £20,000 to help improve energy efficiency, reduce running costs and improve environmental credentials.

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Worcestershire BEEP programme could help businesses with grants of thousands for greener working practises31/05/2017
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General | 18th May 2017

The Worcestershire Loan Fund is a partnership between Worcestershire County Council and BCRS Business Loans

The Fund has been especially designed to meet the needs of growing small and medium sized businesses that are unable to secure finance from traditional lenders, such as banks.

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The Worcestershire Loan Fund is a partnership between Worcestershire County Council and BCRS Business Loans18/05/2017
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General | 17th May 2017

New leader for Malvern Hills District Council

The new leader of Malvern Hills District Council has pledged to put the economy, business growth and job creation at the top of his agenda as he takes on the role.

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New leader for Malvern Hills District Council17/05/2017
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General | 16th May 2017

Another successful event with FinditinWorcestershire

Over 80 businesses attended the latest FinditinWorcestershire breakfast event and were given an overview into the world of PR and then had the opportunity to meet influential journalists first hand.

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Another successful event with FinditinWorcestershire16/05/2017
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General | 11th May 2017

Become an Enterprise Adviser and make a lasting positive impact at a strategic level

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Worcestershire County Council are looking for talented and passionate individuals to become ‘Enterprise Advisers’

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Become an Enterprise Adviser and make a lasting positive impact at a strategic level11/05/2017
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General | 10th May 2017

Aston University Innovation Voucher Scheme available for SMEs in The Marches area

Receive the funding you need to drive innovation and business growth for your company with an Innovation Voucher.

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Aston University Innovation Voucher Scheme available for SMEs in The Marches area10/05/2017
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General | 8th May 2017

Helping to promote your business and meet the journalists event with FinditinWorcestershire

For SMEs wanting some help to promote their business but don’t know where to begin, the latest event from FinditinWorcestershire will give them the tools and advice they need to have their voice heard...

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Helping to promote your business and meet the journalists event with FinditinWorcestershire08/05/2017
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General | 2nd May 2017

Seminar to help local businesses increase brand awareness

A Worcestershire social media and marketing support agency is calling for delegates to take up the last few places on a forthcoming seminar.

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Seminar to help local businesses increase brand awareness02/05/2017
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General | 26th April 2017

Oakleaf Commercial Services proves that small building plots are worth serious consideration

Oakleaf Commercial Services Development team have received a Considerate Constructors Scheme Silver award for their Keats Place site in Kidderminster.

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Oakleaf Commercial Services proves that small building plots are worth serious consideration26/04/2017
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General | 25th April 2017

Over 70 businesses connect at innovation event with FinditinWorcestershire

Over 70 Worcestershire businesses attended an Innovation event today from FinditinWorcestershire to help them find ways to ensure they keep ahead of their competitors and bring their product or servic...

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Over 70 businesses connect at innovation event with FinditinWorcestershire25/04/2017
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General | 25th April 2017

Worcestershire IT firm marks 15-year partnership with contract renewal

One of Worcestershire’s leading IT and business software providers has renewed its long-term contract with a global storage equipment firm.

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Worcestershire IT firm marks 15-year partnership with contract renewal25/04/2017
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