Business Support

09 Jun 2020
Businesses in the Marches have benefitted from more than £154 million of Government grant support during the pandemic to date, new figures revealed today. The Chair of the Marches LEP Mandy Thorn today congratulated the region’s three councils for their hard work in issuing the funding to businesses and welcomed the new discretionary grant fund introduced to help companies which may be falling...
10 Apr 2020
Shrewsbury businesses are being invited to a free webinar where they can ask questions and discuss the support on offer during the coronavirus lockdown.  The webinar is being hosted by Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District) and will take place on Thursday, April 16, from 2pm to 3pm.  A panel of experts will be on hand to talk through the latest developments regarding support packages for...
14 Oct 2019
Shropshire’s gateway for business support officially launched its newly-expanded offices at a special event at its Shrewsbury base. Shropshire Council Deputy Leader Cllr Steve Charmley cut the ribbon as the Marches Growth Hub Shropshire took the wraps off the new office space at its site on Battlefield Enterprise Park. The hub – a partnership between the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership and...
04 Jan 2018
Shropshire businesses that are looking to grow in 2018 are being invited to attend one of two free sessions on how to access funding to support their plans for innovation. Innovate UK and the British Business Bank will host two briefing sessions with workshops at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry on January 30. Innovate UK will highlight its grants, the new Industrial Strategy...
15 Aug 2017
Business owners in Shropshire will be able to get free support and advice to help their companies grow in a series of free roadshows across the county. The Shropshire Growth roadshow will head to Oswestry, Ludlow, Bridgnorth and Shrewsbury later this year to deliver free three-hour workshops for established business owners to signpost them to the national and local business support and funding...
03 Feb 2017
Manufacturers in Shropshire can now access specialist support and grant funding to improve their business thanks to a new programme in the Marches. The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) will help businesses identify opportunities and create plans for growth and improvement under the new initiative. The £9.7m programme is being funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and...
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