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General | 14th November 2017

Local event provides new opportunities for budding photographers

A local photography studio is opening its doors to provide new opportunities and skills to aspiring photographers across the region this month.

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Local event provides new opportunities for budding photographers14/11/2017
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General | 14th November 2017

Speller Metcalfe wins building award's contractor of the year

Local building contractor Speller Metcalfe took home the award for ‘Contractor of the Year (up to £300m)’ at the prestigious 2017 Building Awards

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Speller Metcalfe wins building award's contractor of the year14/11/2017
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General | 7th November 2017

Worcestershire recognised for Promoting Entrepreneurial Spirit

The World Class Worcestershire Partnership has been awarded Highly Commended by the Enterprising Britain Awards, the government's award scheme to encourage entreprenteurial activity in the UK.

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Worcestershire recognised for Promoting Entrepreneurial Spirit07/11/2017
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General | 6th November 2017

Worcestershire companies can cut their carbon – and do more business

Worcestershire companies can find why carbon reduction makes good business sense at the latest Finditinworcestershire breakfast and networking meeting this month.

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Worcestershire companies can cut their carbon – and do more business06/11/2017
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General | 23rd October 2017

Productivity in focus for the next National Manufacturing Barometer

Small to medium sized manufacturers (SMEs) are urged to have their say on their productivity and what they would most like to transform by 2020 in the latest National Manufacturing Barometer launched ...

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Productivity in focus for the next National Manufacturing Barometer23/10/2017
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General | 23rd October 2017

Don't miss Worcestershire Business Central's first annual conference

Book your free place at Thrive, Strive, Survive on Tuesday 7th November 2017 at Chateau Impney

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Don't miss Worcestershire Business Central's first annual conference23/10/2017
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General | 19th October 2017

Worcestershire is set to lead the way for implementing 5G applications for businesses

Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has announced plans to build the UK's first 5G test bed in partnership with the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC).

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Worcestershire is set to lead the way for implementing 5G applications for businesses19/10/2017
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General | 19th October 2017

Worcestershire businesses powered up to win more work

Attendees at FinditinWorcestershire's latest breakfast meeting this week were given valuable knowledge on how to write the perfect tender

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Worcestershire businesses powered up to win more work19/10/2017
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General | 10th October 2017

The two counties biggest business exhibition huge success

FinditinWorcestershire had the pleasure of exhibiting at the fantastic Herefordshire & Worcestershire Business Expo last Thursday (5th October 2017).

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The two counties biggest business exhibition huge success10/10/2017
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General | 9th October 2017

Oakleaf Grounds Services and Galliford Try enter into schools Grounds Maintenance Contract

Oakleaf Grounds Services is delighted to announce they have been awarded a new grounds maintenance contract to maintain 12 schools in the Birmingham City area on behalf of Galliford Try’s Facilities M...

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Oakleaf Grounds Services and Galliford Try enter into schools Grounds Maintenance Contract09/10/2017
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General | 5th October 2017

Sneak preview of the new LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Birmingham as it releases artist illustrations

After the success of a ground breaking ceremony in September, LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Birmingham can now give families a sneak peek of what to expect from the new ultimate indoor LEGO® playground w...

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Sneak preview of the new LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Birmingham as it releases artist illustrations05/10/2017
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General | 5th October 2017

Worcestershire firms invited to discuss the economy at Brexit business breakfast

Businesses across Worcestershire are being invited to a free breakfast seminar to hear an expert discuss the implications of Brexit for local companies and the economy

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Worcestershire firms invited to discuss the economy at Brexit business breakfast05/10/2017
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General | 3rd October 2017

Severn Arts is looking for a board of trustees with a business background

Currently part of Worcestershire County Council. Severn Arts provides music to over 18,000 young people annually, and now needs to recruit a Board of Trustees with a mix of skills and backgrounds – in...

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Severn Arts is looking for a board of trustees with a business background03/10/2017
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General | 2nd October 2017

Free business breakfast to help county companies win more work

Worcestershire businesses can improve their chances of winning bigger and better contracts by attending a free breakfast meeting this month called 'Ten Top Tips to Tendering'

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Free business breakfast to help county companies win more work02/10/2017
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General | 27th September 2017

Place Partnership strengthens support for schools with key appointment

Award-winning Worcester-based land and property and asset management company, Place Partnership, has further strengthened their support for schools with the appointment of a familiar Worcester face to...

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Place Partnership strengthens support for schools with key appointment27/09/2017
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General | 27th September 2017

Greater Birmingham & Solihull organisations urged to access £27 million funding to develop skills base

Funds worth £26.8 million are on offer to support skills and learning development across Greater Birmingham & Solihull but you only have until 5 October!

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Greater Birmingham & Solihull organisations urged to access £27 million funding to develop skills base27/09/2017
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General | 20th September 2017

Calling principal contractors and SMEs for Infrastructure Engineering Term Contract

In October, Worcestershire County Council will be issuing invitations to tender for an Infrastructure Engineering Term Contract, for the infrastructure improvement programme in Worcestershire.

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Calling principal contractors and SMEs for Infrastructure Engineering Term Contract20/09/2017
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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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