Stoke Staffs LEP

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25/06/2020

Free starter PPE packs for micro-businesses

Micro-businesses are being offered the chance to get a free personal protective equipment (P...

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25/06/2020

Businesses urged to enter Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Companies from across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are being encouraged to enter the Que...

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23/06/2020

Casting call for Staffordshire retailers as part of #ShopSafelyInStaffs

Retailers and associated businesses across Staffordshire have an opportunity to see their co...

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23/06/2020

Join Aerospace Up! week webinars

The University of Nottingham and the Midlands Aerospace Alliance (MAA) have organized a seri...

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08/06/2020

How we're supporting your business

The LEP is supporting businesses 100% through the coronavirus to recover and thrive in the f...

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05/06/2020

Coronavirus (Covid-19) recovery checklist for business

The restrictions placed on some business to stop trading to help limit the spread of COVID-1...

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02/06/2020

Thousands gain new skills thanks to ESIF programmes

Communities across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire are benefiting from a range of programme...

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01/06/2020

Positive results from the UK’s first grid-injected hydrogen pilot based at Keele University

The UK’s first live pilot to inject zero carbon hydrogen into a gas network to heat homes is yield...

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22/05/2020

LEPS help local businesses on route to safe economic recovery

Local business leaders from across the country put their views to government ministers on ho...

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21/05/2020

Midlands Engine Investment Fund making an immediate impact and generating over £64m of investment in Midlands’ businesses

Over £64.8 million has been invested into 257 businesses by the Midlands Engine Investment ...

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13/05/2020

Urgent appeal goes out to workers across the West Midlands: “join us now to protect and save lives in care homes”

Councils and private care homes across the West Midlands have issued an urgent appeal for hu...

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12/05/2020

Support for jobseekers, furloughed workers, individuals facing redundancy, and employers from National Careers Service

If you are currently looking for work, the National Careers Service West Midlands can help y...

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06/05/2020

Sixteen to 25-year-olds may be hardest hit by Covid-19 crisis, says national colleges body

The Association of Colleges is predicting that half of the new labour market entrants (appro...

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06/05/2020

Apply for a coronavirus Bounce Back Loan

The new Bounce Back Loans scheme is now open for applications. The scheme allows small and m...

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06/05/2020

Statement on Secretary of State’s approval of West Midlands Interchange freight rail hub South Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership chairman Alun Rogers said:
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29/04/2020

Staffordshire University technicians help 3D print face shields

Skilled technicians at Staffordshire University are using 3D printers to print face shields ...

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24/04/2020

Free mental health training will help firms support staff under pressure

A Stoke-on-Trent training provider is offering free mental health awareness courses to help ...

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23/04/2020

Call out to businesses – let us know how we can support you

Businesses across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire are being urged to let their local enterp...

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22/04/2020

Keele awarded funding to increase student-led knowledge exchange

The Keele Institute for Innovation and Teaching Excellence (KIITE) has been successful in ga...

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20/04/2020

Redundancy and Recruitment Triage Service – Support for businesses and employees in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire

The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire LEP has worked with partners to create a triage se...

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09/04/2020

County call for Icare volunteers and staff during Covid-19 pandemic

Staffordshire County Council is calling on businesses whose employees have been furloughed t...

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08/04/2020

Coronavirus Business Loan Scheme in West Midlands goes live

BCRS Business Loans has gone live with the new Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme...

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08/04/2020

Staffordshire tech-firm launches solution to support communities and businesses

A new web service has been launched by a Staffordshire tech-firm to support communities and ...

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06/04/2020

Major Staffordshire business steps in to support care workers

One of Staffordshire’s top employers has stepped in to lend its support to the county’s ...

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06/04/2020

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme - update for smaller businesses

The Government has taken further action to support firms affected by the coronavirus crisis ...

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27/03/2020

New technology challenge to support people who are isolating

Technology businesses in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire are being urged to bid for a £500,000 fun...

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27/03/2020

Your guide to the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (in...

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26/03/2020

Appeal for supply of PPE for care workers

An appeal has been made to businesses in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent for PPE equipment ...

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26/03/2020

Arts Council England announces emergency funding support package

An emergency funding package to support creative industries impacted by the coronavirus cris...

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25/03/2020

Funding support announced for small businesses and those in retail, hospitality and leisure

Two funding support schemes for small businesses and those in the retail, hospitality and le...

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