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Funding available for energy efficient Midlands SMEs…

September 30, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Funding available for energy efficient Midlands SMEs…
Funding available for energy efficient Midlands SMEs…

Funding is now available to help lower running costs for energy efficient businesses.
Worcestershire County Council along with its partners Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce, Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Herefordshire Council, Telford & Wrekin Council …

Have your say on Apprenticeship Levy…

August 31, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Have your say on Apprenticeship Levy…

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce are eager to hear from businesses about the effects the apprenticeship levy could have on their business, after the Government published proposals for a new funding model for apprenticeships and further …

August 17, 2016 – 6:44 am | Comments Off on

Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park is celebrating after securing a £56,000 grant from Arts Council England (ACE) to help it improve the way it communicates and engages with current and potential visitors.
The money is …

Midlands bid for DEFRA food and tourism funding…

July 15, 2016 – 5:36 am | Comments Off on Midlands bid for DEFRA food and tourism funding…
Midlands bid for DEFRA food and tourism funding…

 A network of new foodie tourist trails celebrating culinary triumphs from cider to pork pies could soon be up and running across the Midlands as Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss today calls on the region’s world …

West Midlands pupils are low in the funding league…

February 3, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on West Midlands pupils are low in the funding league…
West Midlands pupils are low in the funding league…

New research reveals that schools in the West Midlands are close to the bottom of the funding league, with a gap of £1,003 per pupil less than is spent on London schools.
For a typical West …

Uk SMES Access £100m Of Funding Through Marketinvoice…

December 24, 2013 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Uk SMES Access £100m Of Funding Through Marketinvoice…
Uk SMES Access £100m Of Funding Through Marketinvoice…

MARKETINVOICE, the online platform where SMEs can raise working capital by selling their invoices to investors, has announced that it has now facilitated £100m in funding since launch.
In the past year, volume through MarketInvoice has grown 20% month-on-month, …

£4M Funding Deal with Palmer Hargreaves and Business Growth Fund…

December 23, 2013 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on £4M Funding Deal with Palmer Hargreaves and Business Growth Fund…

Palmer Hargreaves has announced a £4m funding injection from Business Growth Fund (BGF), as part of the agency’s business plan that includes acquisitions in the UK and Germany and expanding their offer into China and …

£12 million capital investment set to transform Stoke on Trent College campus…

August 7, 2013 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on £12 million capital investment set to transform Stoke on Trent College campus…
Stoke on Trent College campus

ON top of the £12m construction programme already underway, Stoke on Trent College is set to give a further £12 million boost to its Cauldon Campus in Stoke Road and to the City’s wider University Quarter.

A bid for funding from …

The threat of insolvency is still very real for small businesses…

August 5, 2013 – 7:54 am | Comments Off on The threat of insolvency is still very real for small businesses…
Tracy Ewen, managing director at IGF Invoice Finance

The threat of insolvency is still very real for small businesses, comments Tracy Ewen, managing director, IGF Invoice Finance:
“Recent figures paint a rather positive picture of the small business market. Not only do today’s Insolvency Service figures …

New Manufacturing Partnership to Fund Businesses Growth Plans…

July 15, 2013 – 11:00 am | Comments Off on New Manufacturing Partnership to Fund Businesses Growth Plans…
Made In The Midlands

Made In The Midlands – a well know established local manufacturing support group has announced an exclusive partnership with Lloyds TSB Commercial Banking
The 12 month patronage will see Lloyds TSB Commercial Banking work closely with …

Sterling hires experienced finance specialist to drive expansion…

June 10, 2013 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Sterling hires experienced finance specialist to drive expansion…
Sterling Capital Reserve

East Midlands commercial finance specialist, Sterling Capital Reserve, has strengthened its team in Northampton by appointing Greg Williams as Commercial Finance Consultant.
Greg, who has over 25 years corporate finance experience, including asset based lending and …

EU changes stance on Solvency II rules for pensions…

May 24, 2013 – 9:23 am | Comments Off on EU changes stance on Solvency II rules for pensions…
Charles Cowling - JLT Pension Capital Strategies

Charles Cowling, Director, JLT Employee Benefits said:

“Michel Barnier’s announcement must be heralded as good news across the board. There is no doubt that this is an excellent outcome for the pensions industry and I’m extremely …

PF2: Plus ca change …a new approach to public private partnerships?…

April 23, 2013 – 4:48 pm | Comments Off on PF2: Plus ca change …a new approach to public private partnerships?…
James Larmour is a Partner in Freeth Cartwright’s

James Larmour of Freeth Cartwright considers HM Treasury’s “Standardisation of PF2 Guidance”

The PFI has always been subject to criticism, but is now something a pariah.  Once New Labour’s preferred procurement technique for capital infrastructure, PFI …

Manufacturing firms set for performance boost through new grant scheme…

April 15, 2013 – 2:29 pm | Comments Off on Manufacturing firms set for performance boost through new grant scheme…
Coventry University - Metrology

A new funding scheme for West Midlands SMEs is aiming to award 200 grants over the next two years in a bid to help manufacturing businesses boost their competitiveness.
The West Midlands ‘Metrology for Industry’ initiative, …

Coventry University in multimillion pound manufacturing boost using games technology…

March 13, 2013 – 2:35 pm | Comments Off on Coventry University in multimillion pound manufacturing boost using games technology…
Coventry University in multimillion pound manufacturing boost using games technology…

 Coventry University’s Serious Games Institute is set to play a leading role in a £1.5 million research project which aims to help manufacturing firms transform their business models using games technology.
The project, announced on Thursday …

Businesses and Entrepreneurs Urged to Bid for RGF Cash

January 19, 2011 – 12:14 pm | Comments Off on Businesses and Entrepreneurs Urged to Bid for RGF Cash
Businesses and Entrepreneurs Urged to Bid for RGF Cash

Businesses and entrepreneurs in the West Midlands are being urged to bid for a share of the £1.4bn Regional Growth Fund (RGF).
The deputy chairman of the RGF – Sir Ian Wigglesworth – visited the region …

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