Groundwork continuing its vital work

Thursday 30th of April 2020 02:48 PM

Groundwork is continuing its vital work with vulnerable young people across Coventry and Warwickshire despite Covid-19.

Businesses given lowdown on Raise the Bar campaign

Thursday 30th of April 2020 11:30 AM

Trish Willetts

Businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire have been given an insight into a campaign to help more firms benefit from a Government grant during the Coronavirus crisis.

ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin

Tuesday 28th of April 2020 11:17 AM

Welcome to the ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin. Through these bulletins we aim to keep you updated and notified of the latest information published for the 2014 to 2020 ESIF Programme in response to COVID-19.

Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) in Coventry & Warwickshire

Tuesday 28th of April 2020 11:12 AM

Poster for Skills Support for the Workforce

Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) in Coventry & Warwickshire – Funded skills training is available to help your business to progress

SSW has adapted delivery of its training provision to continue to support small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

C&W's road to recovery

Tuesday 28th of April 2020 09:08 AM

Sarah Windrum

Coventry and Warwickshire’s rich history in R&D and education will play a key role in helping to stimulate the area’s economy post-Coronavirus.

Support for social enterprise in helping local communities

Monday 27th of April 2020 09:15 AM

Julie Earls, director of Appoint Us

An award-winning social enterprise with a focus on preventing social isolation among the elderly and vulnerable throughout Warwickshire and Coventry is developing a stronger voice to help all ages.  

Stratford business triples its workforce

Friday 24th of April 2020 07:51 AM

The team at PetShop.co.uk in Stratford

One of the UK’s largest online pet stores based in Stratford-upon-Avon has tripled its workforce to cope with a rising demand from animal owners across the UK during Covid-19.

Blog: Nick Abell, interim chair of the CWLEP

Friday 24th of April 2020 07:28 AM

Nick Abell

The whole reason LEPs were founded by the then coalition government was to be a true partnership between private and public sector with the sole purpose of driving forward local economies.

New website for C&W's business community launched

Thursday 23rd of April 2020 02:26 PM

The FinditinCW logo

A new business website aimed at SMEs has been launched to provide companies with high-profile supply chain opportunities, news and events happening in Coventry and Warwickshire.

ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin

Tuesday 21st of April 2020 01:55 PM

Welcome to the ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin. Through these bulletins we aim to keep you updated and notified of the latest information published for the 2014 to 2020 ESIF Programme in response to COVID-19.

Award-winning entrepreneur joins CWLEP board

Monday 20th of April 2020 02:22 PM

Jess Jeetly, who has been appointed to the CWLEP board

A multi award-winning entrepreneur has joined the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) board to add her vast retail experience.

Midlands manufacturer invests to reduce carbon footprint

Wednesday 15th of April 2020 12:59 PM

CWLEP team members at Sarginsons Industries Ltd, Torrington Avenue in Coventry

A forward-thinking, Midlands-based manufacturer is investing a six-figure sum to make a major reduction in its carbon footprint – and has received grant funding to support its efforts.

Accelerate project still open for referrals

Tuesday 14th of April 2020 01:03 PM

The Accelerate logo, The Accelerate logo

Accelerate is a support project based in Coventry and Warwickshire that has been helping unemployed and economically inactive people to remove their barriers to work since 2016.

Regional Call for PPE Support from Andy Street

Wednesday 8th of April 2020 08:35 AM

Dear Business Leader,

Your region needs you

The coronavirus is the biggest threat this country has faced in decades. I hear regularly from businesses that they would like to do more in the fight against coronavirus - here’s how:

Chamber's warning to businesses on furlough scheme

Tuesday 7th of April 2020 10:09 AM

Louise Bennett

Companies have been warned to abide by the rules of new Government Coronavirus measures – or leave themselves open to penalties.

Firms of all sizes have opted to furlough staff meaning that they are no longer actively working in the business but remain employees.

Blog: Nick Abell talks about his aims as interim chair during Covid-19

Monday 6th of April 2020 01:50 PM

Nick Abell

Nick Abell has been appointed interim chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP).

Here, he talks about his career, his involvement with the CWLEP over the last eight years and his aims as interim chair during Covid-19.

 

College tutors move to online assessments during social distancing

Monday 6th of April 2020 10:13 AM

Paul Barnsley

With UK government measures to establish social distancing during the coronavirus crisis sending people online like never before, North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College (NWSLC) is re-directing many of its tutors into online assessment roles to cope with the increased demand for dista

Specialist laboratory wins new contracts

Monday 6th of April 2020 10:06 AM

From the left, Justine Chadwick (CWLEP Growth Hub), Taran Kaur and Daya Singh (Exeter Analytical) and Cllr Jim O’Boyle (Coventry City Council)

A specialist laboratory in Coventry which has won new contracts and extended its workforce after investing in a state-of-the-art instrument is planning to target more world-wide business.