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Carlow County Council and its Local Business Office have released their first Impact Report, covering the period 2014 to 2021, to highlight and recognize the support they have given to the business community and ecosystem wider County Carlow since its inception. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Carlow is the ‘first stop’ for anyone considering starting …

Laois businesses had the opportunity to meet buyers from around the world this week as part of the Local Enterprise Showcase at Showcase 2022 at the RDS in Dublin. Over 100 Local Enterprise Office-supported businesses from across the country attended the event, including two from Laois. Yvonne Bolger Jewelery and Val Ceramics were all exhibiting …

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 …

Published: Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Work has started on the new Nar Ouse Business Park, which will provide approximately 15 hectares of developed land for the development of office, industrial and research space in King’s Lynn. The program is a partnership between the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk and New Anglia LEP. …

As part of Work Matters at Your Library and Local Enterprise Week, Central Library, Letterkenny will present a free marketing workshop with Evelyn McGlynn next Thursday, March 10 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Evelyn McGlynn is a trainer, author, and business and life coach. She is a Marketing and Communications Officer at Donegal Women in Business Network …

BUSINESS in Cork City has shown considerable resilience, agility and ambition in the face of the challenges of recent years. Now that public health measures have been lifted, the Cork City Local Enterprise Board wants to make sure businesses can stabilize and seize the opportunities the future will present. In 2020 and 2021, Local Business …

Bookmark(0) Please login to mark No account yet? Register *Padraic McElwee, Cllr PJ Ryan and Seán Torpey. Businesses in Clare are encouraged to take advantage of the range of events and topics at this year’s Local Business Week. The Local Enterprise Offices initiative runs from March 7-11 with more than 220 events for businesses and …

Local Enterprise Offices have kicked off their program for Local Enterprise Week, which will consist of more than 220 virtual and physical events nationwide from March 7-11. Businesses have been invited to take advantage of Local Business Week events across the country after two turbulent years for small businesses. Events are open to entrepreneurs and …

Businesses in County Carlow are encouraged to take advantage of the range of events and topics at this year’s Local Business Week. The Local Enterprise Offices initiative runs from March 7-11 with more than 220 events for businesses and entrepreneurs taking place in person and online across the country. This year’s theme for the week …

The entertainment program for Local Business Week 2022 has launched and with a series of events taking place from March 7-11, there’s something for everyone. The first week of March will see small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs gather across the country to Local Business Week 2022. An initiative of Local Enterprise Offices, thousands of attendees …

Kieran O’Donnell TD Limerick businesses were awarded online vouchers worth €257,037 by the local Limerick Business Office last year as local businesses sought to boost sales, reach new markets and create more job opportunities. In addition to the 127 businesses that benefited from the voucher scheme, Limerick LEO also provided mentorship to 237 participants across …

Businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Office Galway created 220 jobs in 2021, it has been revealed in new figures show the LEO Galway have financially supported 270 small businesses in their portfolio across the county, these businesses in turn employ 1,187 people. Total national figures for local corporate offices across the country have been …

A total of 1,137 new jobs were created in Dublin, including 896 in Fingal, last year by 1,165 small businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO), a Fine Gael TD said. n Tánaiste and the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, announced LEO’s annual results for 2021, which showed LEO-supported businesses …

Is 2022 the year of business creation? As we enter 2022, things are looking up for the better in terms of the pandemic and as a result people can make future plans with much more confidence, including potential entrepreneurs. In February 2022 Carlow County Councils – Local Enterprise Office will offer the first Start Your …

The Galway Local Enterprise Office helped create over 200 jobs last year. There were 270 LEO-supported small businesses in Galway last year, creating 220 new jobs. In total, these small businesses spread across the city and county now employ 1,187 people. During a virtual event this week, An Tánaiste Leo Varadkar announced the Local Enterprise …

An Tánaiste and Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD announced the Local Enterprise Offices (LEO) annual results for 2021, which showed that enterprises supported by the Local Enterprise Offices have created 7,440 jobs in 2021. This figure increased significantly from the 5,585 created by LEO client companies in 2020. The net number …

The jobs were welcomed by Senator Garret Ahearn 236 new jobs were created in Tipperary in 2021 by 268 small businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO), we can reveal this week. An Tánaiste and Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD, announced LEO’s annual results for 2021 which showed LEO-supported businesses …

LOCAL Enterprise Office Wicklow has announced its course schedule for businesses and freelancers over the coming months. he local service provides training and support to small and medium-sized businesses based in Garden County. A range of business training courses will be offered to Wicklow SMEs by Wicklow LEO in January and February. These courses include …

Small businesses supported by Local Enterprise Offices created nearly 3,000 jobs last year, according to the latest figures from Enterprise Ireland. Overall, businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) created 7,440 jobs in 2021. This figure has increased significantly from the 5,585 created by LEO client businesses in 2020. That number is out of …

Companies supported by Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) saw a net increase in employment of nearly 3,000 jobs last year after a heavy loss the previous year, according to their annual results released on Monday. LEO-supported businesses created 7,440 jobs in 2021, more than a third of the 5,585 created in 2020. The net number of …

The Local Business Office Laois has unveiled an offer of new business training courses which will take place from January to May. Whether you’re just considering going into business for the first time or you’ve been in business for years, you’ll find something great to help you achieve your business ambitions in 2022. It continues …

Businesses have been reassured that whatever advice and support they need, the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) can help. CLEP offers free tailor-made advice to Cumbrian businesses, connecting them with the information, skills and expertise needed to grow quickly and sustainably in what remains a difficult climate. Thanks to CLEP, companies can benefit from free …

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) has worked with a wide range of businesses and skills organizations to address business recruiting challenges and invites businesses and other interested organizations to join a special online event at the start of the new Year. The online event will run from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, January …

A meeting has been made with the aim of strengthening the business community’s commitment to career guidance in Cumbria. Jayne Moorby, marketing manager for aerospace and lighting systems specialist Oxley Group, has been appointed president of the Cornerstone Employer Group in Cumbria. The group is looking to increase the number of Cornerstone employers in the …

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 …

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 …

Entrepreneur and former Dragon’s Den investor Sean Gallagher THE Limerick Local Enterprise Office (LEO) will have a dragon for breakfast when it broadcasts an event online from the Limerick Strand hotel on Wednesday, November 24.The Reignite Breakfast Seminar on the Small and Medium Business Sector in Limerick and will be hosted by a renowned and …

All remaining single carriageway sections – totaling 18 miles – of the A66 between Penrith and Scotch Corner will be doubled in the £ 1billion plans Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) has officially submitted its response to plans to double a section of the A66. The £ 1bn project would involve making the entire route …

All remaining single carriageway sections – totaling 18 miles – of the A66 between Penrith and Scotch Corner will be doubled in the £ 1billion plans Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) has officially submitted its response to plans to double a section of the A66. The £ 1bn project would involve making the entire route …

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 …

CUMBRIA Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) encourages businesses in Cumbria to join in European Business Month. The “Trade Month” will cover November 2-22 and will focus on supporting businesses to trade with Europe. European Business Month offers a virtual business tour to inspire and equip Cumbrian businesses to do business effectively in Europe. The program includes …

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register now The first phase of development of Ni.PARK, the newest business park of the Telford & Wrekin Council, has been completed. The £ 4million scheme to create a leading agro-technological research and innovation hub is led by developer Morris Property. …

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has announced its first glimpse of a 10-point plan for greener reconstruction in the Solent, defining priority areas of opportunity to bring the Solent to Net Zero by 2050. Playing a leading role in implementing the government’s Net Zero strategy announced this week with the ambition to position the …

Tiffany Hunt The new vice-chairman of the Lake District National Park Authority is the latest recruit to join the board of directors of the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership. Tiffany Hunt MBE, who succeeded Peter Allen as vice president of the park authority in June 2021, also replaced him as a representative within the partnership. She …

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) is encouraging businesses to get in touch to see how CLEP can help them move their business forward, after what has arguably been the most turbulent 18 months on record. The Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) led the county’s business and economic response to the pandemic through its role as …

A new Managing Director has been appointed to lead The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. Rachel Wash Rachel Laver joined the LEP Marches from Cheshire and Warrington LEP where she had been Program Director, handling over £ 240million in funding. She succeeds Gill Hamer, who left her post at the end of July after six years. …

A TD Fine Gael recently met with a minister and a craft company at the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) located in Kilcullen. Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine Martin Heydon met Minister of State for Employment and Trade Damian English and CarveOn, specializing in leather products. Minister English was at …

Businesses are asked for a free program of advice and support to help develop solutions to common problems. Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership is recruiting for the Peer Network program, which runs next month through March and will cover topics ranging from entrepreneurial and financial skills to HR, communications, sales and marketing. The sessions will be …

The Minister visited the Digital Hub in the Tipperary Technology Park. Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021, 08:39 Last update: Sat, Sep 11, 2021, 1:40 PM Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail Damien English visited the Tipperary Local Enterprise Office on Thursday. The visit to Tipperary is part of a series of nationwide visits …

Mike Welsh, Principal of East Riding College, has joined the Jobs and Skills Council of the East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership. Sarah Bone, Principal of Headlands School, and Mike Welsh of East Riding College / TEC Partnership, join the organization following a successful recruitment drive. LEP said it was overwhelmed by both the number and …

Lord Inglewood, President of LEP Reservations are now open for the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership’s Remote Annual General Meeting. For the second year in a row, the meeting – which is open to the public – will be held by video conference due to COVID restrictions and to facilitate participation by as many people as …

Lord Inglewood Lord Inglewood has been reappointed as Chairman of Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership. His appointment was ratified at a recent meeting of the partnership’s board of directors. Lord Inglewood was originally appointed to the post in 2018 for a three-year term, with the board agreeing that he should be reappointed for another three-year term. …

Lord Inglewood, Chairman of the Cumbria Local Business Partnership Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership has welcomed the release of government plans for reorganizing local government structures in the county. MP Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, presented plans for two new unitary authority structures in Cumbria. The introduction of unitary – …

Partners across the South East today announce the launch of a brand new support program to help the economy of visitors to the South East recover, which is directly responding to the impact of the Covid pandemic -19 over the region. The Revi-VE – South East Visitor Economy Fund is a 100% grant fund that …

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 …

Janett Walker, President of Anti Racist Cumbria and Co-Founder of Events and PR firm Flock, will assume the role of SME Champion for Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) has appointed Des Moore and Janett Walker to its board of directors. Janett Walker, president of Anti Racist Cumbria and co-founder of events …

Janett Walker, president of Anti Racist Cumbria and co-founder of the events and public relations company Flock Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) has appointed Des Moore and Janett Walker to its board of directors. Janett Walker, president of Anti Racist Cumbria and co-founder of events and public relations company Flock, will assume the role of …

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is offering local business owners and leaders the opportunity to network and strengthen their businesses through a series of workshops this summer. Participants in the 2021 program will be able to learn from each other’s experiences and build trust in tailored sessions as part of the Solent LEP Local …

Jo Lappin, Managing Director of Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership is looking to recruit local business leaders to join its board of directors. Cumbria LEP Chairman Lord Inglewood said: “The board continues to evolve and we are now looking for business leaders interested in becoming members of the board. “It’s critical that …

A BUSINESS partnership underlined the importance of skills development in its latest action plan for the region. Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), a partnership between business, education and local authorities, released its Solent Local Skills Action Plan and Report last week. The report reveals a current digital divide in the region, setting out plans to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Posted: Sat 27 Feb 2021, 11:21 Last update: Thu, Nov 4, 2021, 6:58 PM Mentoring in hospitality, finance and social media, as well as learning how to market your business to a wider audience are just a few of the counseling clinics on offer during Westmeath. Local Enterprise Week, which begins on Monday March 5. …

Tánaist and Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD has kicked off the full program of Local Business Week events, which runs online from Monday March 1 through Friday March 5. Over 200 virtual events are planned by local business offices across the country, including the local Leitrim Enterprises office, and these include …

More than 200 virtual events are planned by local business offices for Local Business Week, which runs online from Monday March 1 through Friday March 5. The events include training workshops, informational webinars and masterclasses with entrepreneurs and experts and are designed to help small businesses across the country and those looking to start a …

Local Business Week is back in Fingal and this time it goes virtual. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) has launched a series of exciting business events and initiatives that will take place entirely online during Local Business Week (LEW), which runs from March 1-5, 2021. The Virtual LEW Pilot Project will enable local business owners …

Results from over 400 organizations Hyacinth George THE Berkshire business community is once again facing one of its most difficult times. The impact of Covid-19 has not only created uncertainty for business owners and their workforce, but it has also forced them to react to new directions, priorities and challenges on a daily basis. In …

Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick moved to ENGINE on Upper Cecil Street. It is believed that this move will allow Limerick to provide dynamic support and highly responsive assistance to entrepreneurs in established and emerging sectors. ENGINE on Upper Cecil Street in the heart of downtown Limerick is rapidly becoming a hub of innovation, with …

Local business office is moving – LEO is now located in the ENGINE building (pictured above) Local business office moves to Innovation Heartland ENGINE building in Limerick ENGINE on Upper Cecil Street in the heart of Limerick city center is rapidly becoming an innovative heart Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick moved to ENGINE on Upper …

CUMBRIA Local Enterprise Partnership has welcomed its new Export Director from the Northwestern Department of International Trade. Sarah Peak joined CLEP as a detachment from the Department. With 35 years of experience in the business industry, Sarah has worked for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and large corporations as well as establishing and operating her …

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 …

By Maurice Garvey THE South Dublin Local Enterprise Office (LEO) has been named the national winner of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) for “improving the business environment”. The EEPA competition rewards innovative initiatives from public bodies and public-private partnerships that support entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized enterprises. The “Improving the business environment” category recognizes …

New warehouses and industrial units are under construction on the site of the former Crane heavy industrial plant in Ipswich. The undeveloped area of ​​Futura Park in Ipswich in 2019 Photo: GOOGLEMAPS – Credit: Archant Nacton’s well-known engineering site has been redeveloped in several phases, with the four-acre Cranes business center consisting of a 19-unit …

Business, Enterprise and Innovation Minister Heather Humphreys TD has announced a major expansion of support for businesses affected by COVID-19, including an expansion of the Trading Online Voucher Scheme and a reduction in the rate of interest on loans from Microfinance Ireland. Minister Humphreys announced the extension of the € 2,500 online voucher program through …

Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has put in place a series of initiatives to support the region’s economy. It is also considering some of the longer-term support that businesses will need after the current crisis. Dorset LEP’s business growth center, Dorset Gateway, provides signage to a range of advice and support, key account management and …

It’s a tough time for food businesses of all stripes in Ireland, who are facing a complete change in the way people consume amid the coronavirus pandemic. To help support local food businesses and help them find new ways to reach the market, local business offices in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon have teamed up for …

The new Business Continuity Voucher is now available through the Local Enterprise Office Mayo and is open to independent traders and businesses in all local industries that employ up to 50 people, the Minister of Business of the United Kingdom said. ‘Business and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD. The voucher is worth up to € 2,500 …

Covid-19 is not a pandemic that any business owner could have predicted. In these uncertain times, Local Enterprise Office Wicklow is working tirelessly to provide as much support as possible through online training programs, posting of financial supports available through other agencies, financial supports available through Local Enterprise Office and non-financial supports. Minister Humphrey introduced …

Minister Humphreys introduces new measure as part of COVID-19 business support program Posted: Thu March 26, 2020, 8:36 PM Last update: Fri, 15 Oct 2021, 05:37 AM Photo – Christine Charlton, Westmeath Local Business Office. The new Business Continuity Voucher is now available through the local Westmeath Business Office and is open to independent traders …

Businesses in Galway and beyond are grappling with unprecedented hardship brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Even though they have not already been forced to close due to the spread of the coronavirus, they face issues with lower traffic, staff issues due to the self-isolation of people, and problems with Treasury. Local Enterprise Office Galway …

A young education delivery company, 5ive Global, led by Vincent English of Vernier Europe Ltd is this year’s winner of the Longford Enterprise Award, winning the award at a county final presentation held at Restaurant Nine Arches, Ballymahon. 5ive Global is a consortium of international universities, colleges and football clubs offering mixed specialist qualifications to …

Galway Bay Press Room fm – Local Enterprise Office Galway offers support to local businesses to address the challenges associated with the coronavirus crisis. LEO Galway says the first step for businesses facing cash flow difficulties should always be to open communication with the bank. Additional treasury supports are also accessible through the LEO Galway …