• Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership’s New Chair Mark Stansfeld

    Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership’s New Chair Mark Stansfeld

    First published in the Worcester News on 10.04.2015 Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership’s New Chair Mark Stansfeld This is my first column as Chair of the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (WLEP) and I was delighted to take up this position at the beginning of March. Thank you to everyone that provided feedback on the draft WLEP […]

  • Your opportunity to sponsor this year’s Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards

    Your opportunity to sponsor this year’s Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards

    A limited number of opportunities remain available for local businesses to sponsor this year’s high-profile Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards. The awards, which were held for the first time in November last year and hosted by BBC’s The Apprentice, Nick Hewer, were hugely successful and saw six apprentices, five employers and one school picking up awards with […]

  • Nominations now open for Worcestershire’s Apprenticeship Awards

    Nominations now open for Worcestershire’s Apprenticeship Awards

    Local people, training providers and employers are being encouraged to put forward nominees for this year’s Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards, hosted by Steph McGovern. The awards, which were held for the first time in November last year and hosted by BBC’s The Apprentice, Nick Hewer, were hugely successful and saw six apprentices, five employers and one […]

  • Stoford appointed to deliver Redditch Gateway

    Stoford appointed to deliver Redditch Gateway

    One of Worcestershire’s most ambitious industrial and office schemes – the £70 million Redditch Gateway – has taken a step closer to becoming reality with the appointment of leading commercial property developers Stoford. Marketing will now begin on the 70-acre site after the Birmingham-based firm was appointed as development partner to work alongside the two […]

  • A prosperous future for Worcestershire – Peter Pawsey Executive Chairman

    A prosperous future for Worcestershire - Peter Pawsey Executive Chairman

    First published in the Worcester News on 27.03.2015 A prosperous future for Worcestershire This is my last column as Executive Chair of the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership as my term of office concludes on the 2 April 2015. It has been an honour to hold this position for the past four years so may I […]

  • Superfast Broadband boost for thousands more Worcestershire homes and businesses

    Superfast Broadband boost for thousands more Worcestershire homes and businesses

    A multi-million pound boost to the current Superfast Worcestershire programme will see more than 8,000 additional homes and businesses able to access high-speed fibre broadband by Summer 2018. The additional funding will extend the reach of the existing Superfast Worcestershire partnership programme between Worcestershire County Council, BT and the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK), which […]