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apprentices 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017LEP honours outstanding apprentices

Twelve apprentices have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to business at this year’s Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Apprenticeship Recognition Awards. The awards, held as part of National Apprenticeship Week,...

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The former home to Dove First School in Rocester, Staffordshire, is now undergoing a £1million conversion to become a state-of-the-art apprenticeship training centre. The plans are part of the...

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Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today announced a government cash boost of £23.3 million for Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire to help create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth. Some of the...

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A £40 million road scheme is set to open up key Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone employment sites in Stoke-on-Trent, improve access to the city centre and ease congestion. Residents...


Midlands UK, the Midlands-wide delegation attending MIPIM 2017, has revealed the comprehensive events programme it is hosting at the global real estate show (Cannes, France, on March 14-17). Major investment...

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Businesses looking to expand and create new jobs could be eligible for interest-free loans to support their plans. Firms that are putting together a wide range of expansion plans such as...

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Stoke-on-Trent’s bid to become UK City of Culture for 2021 has today been further boosted with official endorsement from Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent’s Local Enterprise Partnership. The LEP, which is...

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  Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire businesses are being invited to help shape the future of their area at a series of consultation events being organised by the Local Enterprise Partnership...

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Staffordshire University is working with Adroit Economics to conduct a business survey to help establish the size and health of Staffordshire’s Digital sector and to identify any training needs, barriers to growth and other requirements.  Staffordshire...


A Midlands-wide delegation – featuring ten Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas and 49 private and public sector partners – will exhibit together for the first time at the global...