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Lowering your energy bills can make a big difference to your business bottom line, so if you are looking to cut costs, we can help.
Our ERDF funded Business Energy Efficiency Programme supports eligible businesses in Worcestershire to become more environmentally friendly, and in doing so, save money on energy costs.
The support on offer is twofold – firstly to assess your business premises, products and processes to see what improvements can be made with energy usage and secondly, to provide grants of up to £20,000 (up to 40% of the total cost of the project) to implement the recommendations from the assessment and make your business more energy efficient.read more
Find it in Worcestershire is the place to find local supply chain opportunities within the County. Set up in 2011, the free to use service offers local businesses the opportunity to meet local suppliers at our monthly breakfast meetings, as well as pitching for work directly on the Find it Portal.
The website was refreshed in June 2016 and now has a quick quote function, VCS opportunity pages for Corporate Social Responsibility as well as Tier One Supply pages and member forums. With a membership of over 8,500 local businesses and opportunities posted worth £200million, Find it really is the place to do Business in the County.read more
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has disclosed that it has increased its interventions by 306% between April 2015 and March 2016 compared to the previous year. These interventions include 6,241 compliance notices, 2,002 fixed penalty notices, 400 unpaid contribution...read more
The number of Worcestershire businesses able to get high-speed fibre broadband has more than doubled in two years, thanks to the multi million pound Superfast Worcestershire programme, lead partners Worcestershire County Council and BT announced on Friday August 5,...read more
Four delighted students from Aston Fields Middle School in Bromsgrove have received financial sponsorship from Redditch-based charity the Oakland Foundation. The sponsorship has enabled them to take part in a 10-week course at the Bonterre Project based at Top Barn...read more
One of Worcestershire’s leading IT and business software providers is investing further in the next generation with the appointment of a new apprentice. Kidderminster-based Minster Micro Computers Ltd has taken on 17-year- old Nicole Heaton as a digital marketing...read more
TEUPEN – the solution specialist for challenges in height access – has opened its doors for business in Bromsgrove. German company Teupen Maschinenbau GmbH has been pioneering solutions for complex challenges in height access since 1977 and is now putting down roots...read more
Theresa May’s latest reshuffle has seen the county become well represented in government with four Worcestershire MPs being given key roles. Excitingly, two of our MPs are involved in the two new departments which have been created in light of Brexit. Robin Walker MP...read more
Cyber security companies from across the Midlands are invited to participate in a Midlands Engine mission to Baltimore, Maryland. Cyber security companies from across the Midlands are invited to participate in a Midlands Engine mission to Baltimore, Maryland between...read more
UKTI are inviting businesses to dedicate a day away from the workplace to develop the basis for your company’s export strategy at the FREE Masterclass Export Essentials event. The workshop has been designed to allow you to take a strategic view of your company and...read more