Business Secretary Vince Cable has praised Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), hailing their “pro-business and pro-growth attitude”. His comments came on a visit to the area today (3 April) where he heard from LEP members of the progress being made including kick-starting various development schemes with money won under the Growing Places Fund. They were ... Read the full story »
Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership chairman Peter Pawsey has hailed another “leap forward” for a massive brownfield development project which could create more than 5,000 badly needed jobs. His comments came as Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles gave the proposed South Kidderminster Enterprise Park his full support. Mr Pawsey said: “We are pleased that ... Read the full story »
The Worcestershire LEP’s Business Plan was launched on 9 November 2012. Worcestershire LEP’s Business Plan 2012 sets out its vision, ambition and strategic objectives and priorities for delivery over the next five years.
Regulatory and Business Partnership Charter was launched in November 2012 to drive streamlined and pro-active support for all businesses in Worcestershire. Worcestershire LEP and Worcestershire Regulatory Services have signed a joint charter to frame future joint working and initiatives where streamlined regulatory support and constructive advice helps local businesses to start-up, grow and thrive while being ... Read the full story »
Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership has outlined a New Year push to “sell” the County across the UK and abroad. The drive comes on the back of its recently released new Business Plan which highlights its hopes for job creation and economic growth. LEP chairman Peter Pawsey said: “Worcestershire is a magnificent business location. “It ... Read the full story »
Worcestershire is developing a major push to boost exports, a conference has heard. Gary Woodman, Executive Director of the county’s Local Enterprise Partnership, said the aim in particular was to encourage small firms to take the plunge. His comments came at the International Outlook for Worcestershire event, organised by the LEP and Government agency UK ... Read the full story »
Worcestershire LEP welcomes the announcement from the Department for Transport that £4.9 m has been awarded from its ‘Pinch Point’ fund to support the second phase of the Hoobrook Link Road development in Kidderminster. The money will be used towards the completion of the Link Road between the Stourport Road and the Worcester Road around ... Read the full story »