#Marches Growth Hub

26 May 2020
An £800,000 programme which could help businesses as they plan their recovery from the coronavirus lockdown has been launched across the Marches. Grants of up to £10,000 are available under The Marches Small Equipment Grant (SEG), which is open to small and medium-sized companies across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. Programme manager Caroline Cattle said the grants would...
18 May 2020
Businesses across the Marches will be offered comprehensive help to recover from the coronavirus lockdown thanks to the Marches Growth Hub, its chair said today. Paul Hinkins says the hub – which has bases in Hereford, Shrewsbury and Telford – has moved many of its expert seminars, workshops and masterclasses online to help businesses of all sizes cope with the effects of the pandemic. Mr Hinkins...
05 May 2020
An internationally-renowned Shropshire manufacturer of fitness equipment is expanding and taking on new staff thanks to help from a funding programme supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. BeaverFit – which operates from a 3.5 acre site at Leebotwood near Shrewsbury – has built a new manufacturing workshop and showroom/office area and created five new jobs after receiving £97,582...
21 Feb 2020
Two of Shropshire’s leading business support organisations have joined forces to launch a new mobile meeting bus bringing expert advice to all parts of the county. The Marches Growth Hub Shropshire and Shropshire Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to take their new Business Resilience Tour Bus all over Shropshire over the next few weeks. The bus will be filled with expert consultants able to give...
21 Feb 2020
A series of star speakers will help businesses across Shropshire mark International Women’s Day at a special event in Shrewsbury. The Marches Growth Hub Shropshire and business coach and social media expert Hollie Whittles from FraggleWorks have teamed up to celebrate Shropshire women in business at the University Centre Shrewsbury on March 6. The event - which gets under way at 9.45am – will...
04 Nov 2019
A free networking and advice event to celebrate social enterprises is being staged in Shrewsbury. The Marches Growth Hub Shropshire has teamed up with Partners for Social Enterprise (PSE) CIC to host the SPARK Social event at the University Centre Shrewsbury on November 19. The event – part of national Social Enterprise Week 2019 – will offer key support to new and existing social enterprises,...
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...
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