Encouraging innovation among SMEs in C&W

Friday 31st of July 2020 07:57 AM

Craig Humphrey

A group which is celebrating its fifth anniversary is encouraging innovative small businesses to get in touch with its members to access grants and support.

The Coventry & Warwickshire Focus Innovation Group was established to promote innovation and growth among SMEs in the area.

Up to £2 million of funding for SMEs in Coventry and Warwickshire

Friday 31st of July 2020 07:33 AM

Nick Abell

The Programme Delivery Board of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) has agreed to contribute up to £2 million of funding to help SMEs in Coventry and Warwickshire suffering with cash flow as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin, 28 July 2020

Tuesday 28th of July 2020 03:18 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.

WMCA signs up to West Midlands National Park

Monday 27th of July 2020 02:25 PM

Andy Street, the Mayor of the West Midlands and Prof Kathryn Moore

Plans to create a West Midlands National Park have taken a step forward after the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Birmingham City University.

Spirit of 2012 awards Coventry City of Culture £1 million

Thursday 23rd of July 2020 10:13 AM

An image from FEAST at Coventry Cathedral in 2019

Spirit of 2012 – the London 2012 legacy fund – has awarded a major £1 million grant to Coventry City of Culture Trust to facilitate a programme of cultural activities, working with community organisations across the city.

PET-Xi backs Coventry City of Culture

Wednesday 22nd of July 2020 02:26 PM

 Fleur Sexton DL of PET-Xi

A leading training and education company, which is rooted in Coventry, has thrown its support behind Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture.

ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin, 21 July 2020

Tuesday 21st of July 2020 12:57 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.

Keir Starmer visits Coventry College

Tuesday 21st of July 2020 10:33 AM

Keir Starmer at Coventry College

Labour Party leader Keir Starmer has visited Coventry College to hear how the FE institution is equipping young and mature students with the skills and experience to thrive in a post-Covid world.

Facelift plans for West Midlands green spaces

Monday 20th of July 2020 12:49 PM

A new project is underway looking at how to enhance three West Midlands open spaces – the sort of areas that since lockdown many of us have come to value.

ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin, 14 July 2020

Wednesday 15th of July 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.

ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin, 7 July 2020

Wednesday 15th of July 2020 11:15 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.

£600k funding donated to C&W community during COVID-19

Monday 13th of July 2020 09:21 AM

Craig Humphrey

More than £600,000 worth of funding has been donated to support charities and community projects across Coventry and Warwickshire during the Coronavirus pandemic, a new report has revealed.

Coventry College backs City of Culture

Thursday 9th of July 2020 07:58 AM

Front of Coventry College building

Coventry College has backed Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture with a major partnership.

The College, which boasts two campuses since the merger of City College and Henley College, is supporting the Coventry City of Culture Trust as a City Champion.

Business leaders react to the Chancellor's statement

Wednesday 8th of July 2020 02:43 PM

Louise Bennett

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire say firms across the city and the county will welcome a £30 billion package from the Chancellor to bolster jobs – but will need quick and easy access to support if the measures are to have the desired impact.

Austin Healey supplier seeing sales accelerate

Wednesday 8th of July 2020 07:39 AM

From left, Rebecca Kemsley, John Lee, Jim Clark (Growth Hub), Jonathan Hill

The world’s longest established supplier of Austin Healey parts is gearing up for further success after securing new orders in the UK and further afield.

Business leaders praise City of Culture start date change

Wednesday 8th of July 2020 07:35 AM

Coventry at night

Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire have praised the decision to start Coventry’s years as UK City of Culture in May 2021 to ensure the ‘biggest impact socially, culturally and economically.’

Coventry 2021 start date moves to May

Friday 3rd of July 2020 08:31 AM

Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture will now start in May 2021, beginning 12 months of events that celebrate the city and its people.

Commitment to quality and safety.

Thursday 2nd of July 2020 10:04 AM

Pictured at the Exhall3 site being developed by The Wigley Group are Claire Lynch, head of group governance and development, with left, Charlie Brooks, construction director, and right, James Ellerington, operations director

A Warwickshire-based property, development and construction company has achieved two internationally-recognised management standards highlighting its commitment to quality and safety.

Investment in new Warwick HQ

Wednesday 1st of July 2020 10:52 AM

From the left, Mark Edwards (AC Lloyd Commercial), Tom Bromwich (Bromwich Hardy) and Leigh Carter (Fassi UK) at T1300 in Warwick

The UK distributor for the world's largest truck loader crane manufacturer is moving to state-of-the-art premises in Warwick.