• Get involved in National Apprenticeship Week: 9 March to Friday 13 March

    Get involved in National Apprenticeship Week: 9 March to Friday 13 March

    Worcestershire organisations are being encouraged to get involved during National Apprenticeship Week. The national campaign, which runs from Monday 9 March until Friday 13 March, is being marked locally with the launching of a brand new website www.WorcsApprenticeships.org.uk The new website provides a forum for employers to post any vacancies, job seekers to find the […]

  • Culture, Sport and the Economy – Peter Pawsey Executive Chairman

    Culture, Sport and the Economy - Peter Pawsey Executive Chairman

    First published in the Worcester News on 27.02.2015 Culture, Sport and the Economy Culture and sport have vital roles in boosting the local economy. Evidence of this was seen last year when the Tour of Britain brought almost £1m to Worcestershire’s businesses in one day. This year Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership will be hosting the […]

  • Worcester to host the 2015 Friends Life Tour Ride sportive

    Worcester to host the 2015 Friends Life Tour Ride sportive

    Building on the success of hosting a stage of last September’s Friends Life Tour of Britain, the UK’s biggest professional cycle race, Worcester will host the 2015 Friends Life Tour Ride, a mass participation cycle event for amateur cyclists. Taking place on Sunday 4th October, three route options for the Ride will be available, headlined […]

  • Vibrant workshop for possible City of Culture bid

    Vibrant workshop for possible City of Culture bid

    Last week (12 February 2015) a vibrant workshop was held to consider what it would take for Worcester and the surrounding area to bid for City of Culture 2021. The workshop, organised jointly by Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership, Worcester City Council and Worcestershire County Council, attracted more than 75 representatives from businesses, local authorities, sporting […]

  • Devolution debate gets county businesses thinking about future priorities

    Devolution debate gets county businesses thinking about future priorities

    The Artrix Arts Centre in Bromsgrove played host to a business-led debate on regional devolution last week (Friday 6 February). The event brought together over 70 delegates, who joined a panel of senior business leaders to discuss the ways in which the decentralisation of government powers could impact business conditions in Worcestershire. Mary Rhodes, BBC […]

  • Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership announces new Chair

    Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership announces new Chair

    Today (Monday, 9 February 2015) the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership has named Mark Stansfeld as their new Chair. In January 2015, it was announced that the current Executive Chair, Peter Pawsey, will be stepping down at the end of his term. Peter, who has held the voluntary position since the Worcestershire LEP was formed in […]