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The founding board of the new partnership for local businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire has been selected. Key private sector figures include Dafydd Williams, head of policy, communications and economic development at Associated British Ports; Managing Director of Marketing Humber, Diana Taylor; Madge Moore, President of Yorkshire Food, Farming and Rural Support Network and …

Earlier this month, An Tánaiste and Minister of Business, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, officially launched new ‘green’ support for small businesses. The Green for Micro scheme, an initiative of Local Enterprise Offices with support from Enterprise Ireland, has been rolled out nationwide to help prepare small businesses for the low-carbon, more efficient economy …

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) started awarding £ 90million to 18 projects in the region in 2015, with initial grants securing an additional £ 140million in public and private funding. Supported projects include the Future Technology Center at the University of Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and the BAE Marine workshops. In Fareham, the money …

AMSTERDAM, March 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Staples Solutions BV announced earlier today that it has reached an agreement to sell its business units in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria and Poland. This follows announcements earlier this year that the company has divested its UK fulfillment center business and sold its international contracts business. …

Earlier this month, An Tánaiste and TD’s Enterprise, Trade and Employment Minister Leo Varadkar officially launched new “green” business support for small businesses. The Green for Micro program, an initiative of local business offices with support from Enterprise Ireland, has been rolled out nationwide to help prepare small businesses for the low-carbon and more efficient …

Over 145 aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners in Kilkenny took part in online events marking Local Business Week. The events were hailed as a success by Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny. The LEO held 11 events for local businesses last week, in addition to promoting 10 Spotlight events open to businesses across the country. Speaking on …

Carlow Local Enterprise Office is launching a new series of Kickstart Your Business and Start Your Own Business programs designed to help people on their journey to building profitable businesses. The programs, delivered by the Local Enterprise Office in association with the Carlow County Development Partnership and the Carlow Libraries Work Matters Program, offer people …

Hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners in Waterford participated in online events this week, marking Local Business Week (March 1-5), which was hailed as a ‘success’ by the Local Enterprise Office Waterford. An annual initiative of 31 local business offices across the country, over 270 events took place online under the theme “Making It …

ABP Director Simon Bird has joined the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership board of directors as a freeport status and additional funding is being celebrated across the county. A former member of Humber LEP, the pan-estuary economic entity is in the process of being liquidated following the “death of decentralization” for the hapless Humberside. It …

The local Kilkenny Business Office provides a Regional Food starter program that food businesses and entrepreneurs from Wicklow are encouraged to attend. This is a four half day course that will cover everything from an overview of the Irish food industry to the specifics of starting a food production business. This course takes place on …

Raytheon Technologies Corp., one of the world’s largest aerospace and defense companies, plans to sell a service unit for $ 1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The company is working with an advisor to review the unit’s strategic options, including a sale, said the people, who asked not to be identified because …

Kildare Local Enterprise Office – Helping businesses in Kildare move to online sales Grant of €2500 to help you increase your online sales The implications of the lockdown have seen many businesses in Kildare close their businesses meaning the ability to generate sales online has been key. Kildare LEO provides full support for e-commerce. Online …

A village in Anglesey is poised to turn the tide when it sees the return of a local store after years of determined effort. The same community business that saved the Bryngwran village pub has now been successful in its lottery fundraising offer to develop a boutique and cafe as well as hairdressers on the …

The site of the old Manor Road Nurseries. photo: Google Thompson Homes was granted permission to build homes on the Manor Road Nursery grounds, which was once used to grow bedding plants for the borough by the council’s parks and countryside department. The developer has now obtained approval to build 14 small business start-up units …

Ciarán Gorman and Darren Fenton of Bevcraft, winners of the National Enterprise Award this year, with Pat Gallagher, chief executive of Westmeath County Council (left) and Christine Charlton, director of Enterprise, Westmeath. Posted: Tue Mar 2, 2021, 12:48 PM Last update: Fri, 24 Sep 2021, 4:18 PM County Westmeath businesses are invited to participate in …

New support for green businesses was launched today to mark the start of Local Business Week, which runs from March 1-5. The Green for Micro program is an initiative of local business offices with support from Enterprise Ireland. It is being rolled out nationwide to help prepare small businesses for the low-carbon, more resource-efficient economy …