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Thirty young Nigerians have graduated from the first fashion entrepreneurship program at the US-backed Field of Skills and Dreams VTE Academy. An initiative to build the capacity of aspiring fashion designers in Nigeria, the US Consulate in Lagos plans to train one hundred fashion entrepreneurs over the next six months. Aged between 22 and 35, …

LONG-AWAITED work on a new business park in Pickering, North Yorkshire, is due to start this summer. Planning permission has been granted for a new 184,000 square foot industrial space called Pickering Park. The development will form phase three of the Thornton Road Business Park, with access from Enterprise Way. Lindum Group, based in York, …

The long-awaited construction of a new business park in Pickering, North Yorkshire, is due to start this summer. Planning permission has been granted for 184,000 square feet of new industrial space, called “Pickering Park”. The development will form phase three of the Thornton Road Business Park and will be accessible from Enterprise Way. York-based construction …

The long-awaited work to build a new business park in Ryedale is due to start this summer. Planning permission has been granted for a new 184,000 square foot industrial space called Pickering Park. The development will be Phase Three of Pickering’s Thornton Road Business Park and will be accessible from Enterprise Way. York-based construction company …

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Citi today released a Global Perspectives & Solutions (Citi GPS) report that focuses on and engages with women entrepreneurs around the world. Identifying the main obstacles to the growth of women’s entrepreneurship, the report quantifies the opportunities if these obstacles were removed – providing targeted recommendations to the financial community, governments and the private …

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Doing business was once considered by many to be a male domain, but more and more women are now taking up leadership positions to open and run their own businesses. More information on female entrepreneurship development can be found in Kazinform’s latest analytical article. In 2020, there were 1.35 million small and …

Multiple efforts are being made to instill entrepreneurship at the local level Multiple efforts are being made to instill entrepreneurship at the local level Among the changes caused by the pandemic is the growing use of digital apps, smart products and platforms. Alongside the tech giants, a growing start-up ecosystem in India is at the …

The outline of the planning has been secured for a new business park which, according to the agent, could create more than a thousand new jobs and bring significant foreign investment to southern Leicestershire. Airfield Farm Developments wants to build Wellington Business Park on a former World War II airbase near Market Harborough. He wants …

By Adedapo Adesanya Seplat Energy Plc, in partnership with Conversations for Change (C4C), announced the graduation of 15 scholarship holders from their entrepreneurship program. The 2021 batch of scholars have been equipped to start their businesses, which are expected to grow and prosper, as well as provide support not only to them and their families, …

New PNC North Carolina HBCU initiative to help cultivate resources and entrepreneurship opportunities for students at five universities through grants RALEIGH, NC –News Direct– PNC Financial Services Group RALEIGH, NC, February 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ — The PNC Foundation is awarding more than $2 million to five historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in North …

A forward-looking business that was launched in the spring of 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has received a grant of £ 271,000 from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to enable it to develop and manufacture products using Far-UVC lighting technology. 222Protect is a safe Far-UVC luminaire that can be installed in overhead …

Planning permission has been granted for the construction of 30 start-up business units in Ardleigh. Tendring District Council (TDC) has accepted the application for flexible use of the Systematic Business Park on Old Ipswich Road. The request, from RVL Properties Ltd, sought the green light for 8,705 m² of space, comprising office, light industrial and …

ANI | Update: Dec 18 2021 21:53 STI New Delhi [India], Dec. 18 (ANI): Despite their chances of being a patriarchal society, women in Jammu and Kashmir are making strides in business and entrepreneurship.Shariyat Fatima, an India-based freelance writer pursuing a master’s degree in psychology, writing in the Saudi Gazette, said that over the past …

Hundreds of jobs are expected to be created within 30 minutes of Burton as a new £ 46.5million business park is under construction. It will sit on a 67 acre brownfield site and is being built by St Modwen Logistics. It should create 1,250 jobs and work should start soon. The site will be called …

One developer says he’s investing £ 46.5million in building a new business park that could potentially create up to 1,250 jobs. St. Modwen Logistics plans to regenerate the 67-acre brownfield site at Wyvern Way, adjacent to the Pride Park football field. The site, called St. Modwen Park Derby, will provide more than 850,000 square feet …

Published: 08:09 15 December 2021 Support has been granted for £12million of new ‘incubator’ business units to be established near Bury St Edmunds. West Suffolk Council’s full council meeting on Tuesday evening agreed the business case and allocation of £12.1million for the first phase of plans to develop a 40,000sqft part of the Suffolk Business …

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register Developer St Modwen Logistics is set to transform a 67-acre site in Derby, which it says could create up to 1,250 jobs. The initial phase will include an investment of £ 46.5million to acquire land from joint venture partner Network …

The board of directors of a local business partnership in the East Midlands has hit back at reports suggesting the LEP system could be drastically changed. LEPs were launched ten years ago to bring together expertise from the public and private sectors to support job creation and economic growth by helping to develop policies, supporting …

Buckmore Road in the Business Park Print and digital download photos available Development of a business park with its entrance to one of Petersfield’s busiest roads is expected to begin in the new year. Gentian Developments and its project partner Sunny Day Trading have completed the purchase of 6.1 acres of industrial land in Buckmore …

Governments must show their role, intention and administrative skills to ensure a level playing field for entrepreneurship, said PTR Palanivel Thiaga Rajan, Minister of Finance and Human Resource Management, Tamil Nadu. “The government has a specific role in the development of basic physical infrastructures that facilitate and accelerate economic growth, in particular by overseeing the …

Youth Co: Lab, an initiative co-led by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Citi Foundation, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and Startup Bangladesh Limited jointly launched a report titled “The State of the ecosystem for youth entrepreneurship in Bangladesh ”at a virtual event on 23 November. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP and Minister of …

Posted: 6:39 pm 23 November 2021 Plans to expand a business park in east Suffolk that could create more than 130 new jobs have been rejected due to uncertainty over what will actually be built there. Oasis Property Ltd has filed plans to transform a 1.7 hectare portion of undeveloped grassland at Debach airfield into …

The idea of social entrepreneurship has been around for decades. However, it has become a powerful tool for change over the past decade. Many social entrepreneurs give of their time to make the world a better place for future generations, but how can they contribute to society? This article will explore some avenues of social …

Residents are invited to give their views on proposals for the area’s “largest commercial development” near Burnham-On-Sea, which is expected to generate up to 7,500 jobs. Sedgemoor District Council has launched a formal consultation for a Local Development Ordinance (LDO) for the Gravity Enterprise Zone in the former Royal Ordnance factory in Puriton. The LDO …

A Yorkshire construction group is set to begin work on the first phase of development of a £ 30million business park near Sunderland. Leeds -GMI Construction Group will build 362,600 square feet of commercial units as part of the initial phase of development at Hillthorn Business Park in Washington. The company has been named prime …

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register now The South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has announced that Lucy Nickson will be the Acting Chair of LEP from January 2022. She will be in office from January until the mayoral election in May …

A disgruntled Perth resident has asked local authorities to clean up a pile of damage at a major site in the city. The resident believes that a pile of rotten garbage that has been left to rot next to a roundabout in the popular Perth Food and Drink Park east of the Inveralmond roundabout is …

Abdallahi Moussa It is known that no nation can achieve true development without industrialization. It is in light of this that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in recent years, has been very active in intervening in critical sectors of the economy to stimulate growth and create jobs for Nigerians. , especially the teeming youth. …

By Emma Ujah, Abuja office manager The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday released guidelines for implementing the Tertiary Institutional Entrepreneurship Program (TIES). According to the document, the program complied with the CBN Act of 2007 and “as part of its policy measures to tackle rising youth unemployment and underemployment.” TIES, the bank said, …

Images of women of color in technology, stock images of women in technologyPhoto: via Flickr In a hyper-connected and increasingly digitalized global landscape, human connection and interaction have been and continue to be transformed. Information and communication technologies (ICT) have contributed to the human experience in several ways: by revolutionizing the delivery of health care …

Summer 2021 graduates Inland Empire Women’s Business Center’s It’s Your Time: Entrepreneurial Training Series for Women (IYT). “Innovative organizations like IECE provide essential support to small businesses as they navigate an ever-changing economic landscape,” said Brandee McHale, Head of Citi Community Investing and Development and President of the Citi Foundation. SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (PRWEB) 06 …

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of independence, NITI Aayog’s flagship initiative, the Women’s Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP), will recognize 75 successful women as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations. In their fifth year since their inception, the Women Transforming India Awards (WTI) 2021 will celebrate the contribution of women entrepreneurs to ‘Sashakt aur Samarath …

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of independence, Niti Aayog’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) will reward 75 successful women as part of Amrit Mahotsav’s celebration. WEP has called for nominations for the fifth edition of the Women Transforming India Awards 2021-22. This year, the awards will recognize the contribution of women entrepreneurs to “Sashakt aur Samarth …

A new Costa Coffee has opened at Southend Airport Business Park and is already in full swing. Real estate developer HBD welcomed its latest arrival, Costa’s new drive-through store, to the airport business park off Cherry Orchard Way. The park is a joint venture with Southend Council designed to attract investment and create hundreds of …

The president of a regional body in the West Midlands is due to step down in November. Former Sainsbury’s Bank Managing Director Tim Pile led Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local business partnership (GBSLEP) over the past four years. He will be replaced by Anita Bhalla as interim chair after the LEP AGM on November 24 …

Second from left, Hotspot Cafe owner Hector Alverio is pictured here with heads of the Small Business Development Center and Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist. Alverio received one of the SBDC Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Submitted photo The global pandemic has had a lasting impact on the small business community and many businesses are unsure …

left to right: Michael Black, Director of Economic Growth and Investments at Advance Northumberland; advisor Jeff Watson, president of Advance Northumberland; and Dave Elliott, Managing Director of Rainton Construction. More than £ 1.4million is being invested in key infrastructure under Phase 1 enabling works to facilitate private investment and the development of the Ashwood Business …

Boards could lose their role in the governance of local business partnerships in a government-led review expected to be completed in the coming months. “All options” are said to be under consideration as the government examines the role, function and structure of local business partnerships with the aim of ensuring that organizations are able to …

Tom westley Local business partnerships should be at the heart of economic recovery and leveling. For a decade, LEPs have been advancing inclusive economic growth across the country. They mobilized the energy and expertise of the leaders of 2,000 companies, 180 local communities and 250 higher education / higher education establishments. The new figures show …

PUBLISHED on August 22, 2021 KARACHI: The novel coronavirus pandemic has cost many people their jobs around the world. For some, however, this jolt came with an opportunity instead. Turning to entrepreneurship, they created small businesses and businesses to provide jobs for both themselves and others, and in turn benefit several other businesses. Each year …

IN November 2021, the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) will officially celebrate 13 years of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), a platform that has helped millions of people unleash ideas that have driven them to start and develop new businesses. new businesses. The initiative began in 2008 with a particular focus on inspiring young people to make …

The RCT board has provided an update on the progress of construction of 20 modern business units in Robertstown – and can confirm that it has already received significant inquiries from a number of potential future tenants. The business units, being built on previously unused land off Wellington Street, are delivered after the Council secured …

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership recently welcomed three new corporate members from the public sector to its Board of Directors. The Allerdale, Carlisle and South Lakeland Boards, represented by Executives Mike Johnson, John Mallinson and Robin Ashcroft, portfolio holder of Economy, Culture and Recreation respectively, took seats at the board meeting of May administration. They replace …

From left to right: Mr. Collins Anim-Sackey, Director of Mining Policy, Planning and Titles, Minerals Commission; Professor Alex Dodoo, Director General, Ghana Standards Authority; Mr. Sulemanu Koney, Managing Director, Ghana Chamber of Mines, and Mr. Theophilus Otchere, Chairman of the Procurement Managers Committee – Ghana Chamber of Mines present MoUs at an event in Accra …

Although there is no legislation to mandate the use of locally sourced inputs, mining companies are leading efforts to increase local content to benefit indigenous businesses and the wider economy.Experts say that when mining companies buy more local goods and services than they currently do, the country will earn more than four times as much …

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 …

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register now A founding president has been appointed for a Local Business Partnership (LEP) which will be officially formed this spring. In anticipation of the official creation of the Hull and East Yorkshire LEP on April 1, the leaders of the …

Plans are expected to be submitted for new business units at Llangefni. Port Properties wants to erect seven buildings for small and medium-sized businesses on the Bryn Cefni industrial area. The site is previously undeveloped and benefits from the access road and the recently constructed secondary road, which was put in place by the Welsh …

The Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership has unveiled a set of initiatives to shape the post-pandemic urban region. The organization, which brings together the private and public sectors to support business growth, said its “vision” – called “build a greater Manchester, create a greater Britain” – provides a “blueprint “to reshape the economy of the …

WORK will start the construction of 14 new business units in a rapidly growing business sector. The new construction units in Darlington will allow small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to relocate or relocate in the Yarm Road Industrial and Business Park, which is part of the Eastern Growth Zone from the city. Commercial property developer …

LONDON • Standard Chartered announced yesterday that it will merge several of its businesses and cut the number of senior executives as the Asia-Africa-focused bank seeks to cut costs and build a leaner company. StanChart has announced that it will merge its retail banking, private banking and corporate divisions under the leadership of current Asean …

Julie Kapsalis has been announced as the new Chair of the Coast to Capital Local Business Partnership Coast to Capital LEP, which also covers Brighton & Hove, Croydon and East Surrey, plays a central role in setting the region’s economic priorities and helping to boost economic growth and job creation. Julie Kapsalis, vice-president for a …

It’s conservation versus commercialization as the public and developers clash over plans to build industrial units in one of Plymouth’s most beautiful waterfront areas. The residents of Turnchapel are fiercely opposed to the Yachts Havens group’s request to demolish an old hangar at Turnchapel Wharf and replace it with a larger building. What really gets …

LEP, which helps determine the priorities of the local economy to support job creation and boost the region’s economic growth, has published a strategy to revive the economy in its annual delivery plan. It showcases a range of initiatives designed to support businesses and mitigate the impact of Covid-19, including a designated Coronavirus Support Center, …

WORK on nine business units on the outskirts of Haddington could begin within a few months. East Lothian Council gave the green light to industrial units west of Arthurs Way at the end of February. The units, which are described as belonging to Class 4 – research and product development companies or offices – are …

Start of work on business units financed by City Region Deal in Fife Posted February 10, 2020 Fife’s flagship industrial innovation investment program takes shape with the start of construction on nine new business units in the Queensway Industrial Park in Glenrothes. (left to right) Scott Sinton, Bell Group Supervisor; modern apprentice Mathew Fleming; Mark …

The emphasis on devolving power to the appropriate local level will ensure that local business partnerships play a critical role in increasing regional productivity. Jul 24, 2018, 2 min to read Local Business Partnerships (LEPs) are voluntary partnerships between local authorities and businesses. Originally created in 2011, they sought to help determine local economic priorities, …

Many in the start-up community here in Nairobi are aware that social impact is one of the most popular forms of investing in Africa. Impact investing is a way to invest money in social enterprises, and the results of the investment are generally developmental in nature. Typical beneficiaries of impact investments and grants are SMEs …

The South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) said it has overseen the investment of more than £ 90million in the region over the past 12 months. Holding his AGM in London, he confirmed that £ 94million has been allocated by the Local Growth Fund and the Growing Places Fund to help fuel the economy. As …

New proposals for local business partnerships (THE P) to boost economic growth and stimulate investment in local businesses across the country were proposed by ministers today (July 24, 2018). The publication of the review of “Strengthened Local Business Partnerships” sees the government delivering on its promise in the White Paper on Industrial Strategy to advance …

Paddy Bradley, Director of the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership details SWLEP’s Strategic Economic Plan 2016-2026, which identifies five strategic objectives to prioritize future investment. The role of the Local Enterprise Partnership in driving the economy of Swindon & Wiltshire is placed firmly in the spotlight here According to the author, the impact and …

The launch of the Cherwell Business of the Year Awards at Norbar, Banbury. Left to right, Adrian Lockwood, Oxfordshire LEP, Ben Jackson, Bicester Chamber of Commerce, Placi Espjo, Chairman Cherwell Business Awards, Cllr. Lynn Pratt, Economic Development Portfolio, CDC, Julia Aratoon, CDC and Neill Brodey, MD, Norbar. NNL-160111-101743009 Now in its sixth year, the awards …

Companies operating in the poorest areas often receive direct or indirect government support. Such support, it is hoped, will encourage entrepreneurship, increase employment and may even “turn around” troubled areas. This business support is often part of a larger package of measures, which means governments around the world are targeting large sums of money in …