Coventry company expands with help from RGF

Monday 16th of June 2014 12:00 AM

A global company specialising in baby and make-up wipes which started life in the dining room of a Coventry home is expanding further with help from a government grant.

Voting open in The Longitude Prize

Thursday 12th of June 2014 12:00 AM

Innovative businesses, entrepreneurs and inventors in Coventry and Warwickshire have been urged to put forward their ideas to solve one of the greatest issues of our time in a £10 million national competition.

College recruits 24 new apprenticeships for DHL

Tuesday 10th of June 2014 12:00 AM

DHL, the UK’s leading logistics provider, has been working with North Warwickshire & Hinckley College to recruit 24 new apprentices in the Midlands region.

Successful apprentices are guaranteed a permanent position working at one of DHL Supply Chain’s 400 sites.

Businesses to benefit from amended state aid map

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 12:00 AM

More businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire will be able to benefit from European and government funding after the state aid map was re-drawn.

The European Commission has approved proposals for amendments to the UK Assisted Area Map which will come into force on Tuesday, July 1.

LEP chairman praises MIRA

Monday 2nd of June 2014 12:00 AM

MIRA Technology Park Enterprise Zone has been awarded £7.4 million of government investment, bringing new jobs to the local area.

Local Growth Minister Kris Hopkins said the funding will be used for the construction of key infrastructure on the site.

Small grant helps next big thing

Wednesday 28th of May 2014 12:00 AM

Lontra, a fast growing Midlands firm licensing intellectual property (IP) to technical and commercial partners, has secured grants from the Warwickshire Rural Growth Network to support the creation of world-class research and development facilities at its site in Napton, supporting a predicted ad

New Energy Business Group chairman

Tuesday 27th of May 2014 12:00 AM

A nationally-renowned low energy housing expert has been appointed as the new chairman of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s Energy Business Group.

Vacancy at board of governors at a Warwickshire college

Wednesday 21st of May 2014 12:00 AM

King Edward VI College is the only Sixth Form College in Warwickshire to specialise in the teaching and support of 16-19 year olds. The College is well respected in the local community.

Resolving skills shortage top of LEP's priorities

Friday 16th of May 2014 12:00 AM

The new chairman of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) told a major careers conference that reducing the skills shortage in advanced manufacturing and engineering was at the top of its agenda.