WLEP News May2015

Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (WLEP) newsletter with lots of good stuff to read

Funding available to horticultural sector until 19 June 2015

Worcestershire’s horticultural owners and businesses have until 19 June to apply for a share of £300,000 of European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) funding as part of the European Structural and Read the full story »

Grow Your Business Event

Horticultural and Agri-tech businesses are invited to a one-off event to help grow their business and future workforce. The ‘Grow Your Business’ event, which will be held on 4 June Read the full story »

World Class Worcestershire welcomes delegates

Businesses, developers and investors from across the country came together to learn more about the investment possibilities in Worcestershire. The event called ‘World Class Worcestershire’, attracted an audience of over Read the full story »

Still time to place your nominations for Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards

Local people, training providers and employers are being reminded to put forward nominees for this year’s Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards before the end of May 2015. Nominations opened last month Read the full story »

Venture Leisure from The Chase scoops Young Enterprise Company of the Year award

Last night (Tuesday, 5 May), Worcestershire County Council played host to the final round of the ‘The Young Enterprise Company of the Year’ award for Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Nine teams of hopeful Read the full story »

Final Reminder for the Engineering Manufacturing Innovation Awards 2015

Worcestershire’s businesses are being reminded to enter the Cotswold Life’s Engineering Manufacturing Innovation Awards before the deadline on 25 May 2015. Businesses will be competing in the following 12 categories Read the full story »

Up to £3,000 available towards upgrading to Superfast Broadband.

A new Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme, which has recently been launched in Worcestershire, will enable eligible businesses to claim grants of up to £3,000 towards the cost of upgrading to Read the full story »

Annual HR Conference: Thursday, 2 July, 2015

The Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual HR Conference in association with Hewett Recruitment on Thursday, 2 July, 2015, 9am -3pm. The conference is open Read the full story »

Tickets on general sale for European Wheelchair Basketball Championships

As the world marks just over a year to go until the Rio 2016 Paralympics, the 28th August – 6th September will see Europe’s leading wheelchair basketball nations descend upon Read the full story »

What Does Cyber Security Mean To You?

What does the term ‘cyber-security’ mean to you? Chances are it sends a slight chill of uncertainty through your business bones. The popular paranoid view is that every day an Read the full story »

Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Planning and Development Forum

Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire LEP are working to establish a Developer Forum for Worcestershire and will be holding a meeting on Friday 5 June, 8:30 – 10:30am at the Worcester Read the full story »

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