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New Charitable Fund for Worcestershire Launches

New Charitable Fund for Worcestershire Launches

Worcestershire Community Foundation in partnership with Worcestershire County Council are launching a new £200,000 funding programme to support local communities through small grants, positively impacting all areas of the county. The Strengthening Worcestershire Fund...

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Chamber News

Welcome new Members!

Welcome new Members!

The warmest welcome to our newest Members: Bespoke Gate Solutions LTD – At BGS, you can expect gates that are not only sturdy and durable but also feature innovative designs to complement the overall architectural style of the surroundings. They offer a...

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Our Latest Member

Welcome new Members!

The warmest welcome to our newest Members: 2wish – 2wish provides immediate and ongoing bereavement support for families, individuals and professionals affected by the sudden and traumatic death of a child or young adult. Agri Incineration Systems Limited...

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Welcome new Members!

Welcome new Members!

The warmest welcome to our newest Members: 2wish – 2wish provides immediate and ongoing bereavement support for families, individuals and professionals affected by the sudden and traumatic death of a child or young adult. Agri Incineration Systems Limited...

Policy News

UK General Election Announced – 4 July

UK General Election Announced – 4 July

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced that the United Kingdom will hold a general election on Thursday, 4 July. This decision marks a significant moment in the country’s political landscape as parties prepare to present their visions for the future. In...

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Skills News

Boost Recruitment and Retention with ISO 9001

Boost Recruitment and Retention with ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is known internationally for helping businesses consistently meet customer requirements but is less known for its other benefits like supporting recruitment and retention. Local ISO experts at ISO Quality Services highlight five ways ISO 9001 could help you...

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Creating Mentally Healthy Workplaces

Creating Mentally Healthy Workplaces

Kelly White, Managing Director of Number Fifteen Recruitment, has spent the last three months studying for a Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace, and is now sharing best practice with local employers...

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Charity News

ABE Ledbury Lends Support to Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

ABE Ledbury Lends Support to Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

ABE Ledbury has thrown its weight behind an ongoing fundraising campaign to help keep Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s vital pre-hospital emergency service in the air by emblazoning the cause on the back and sides of its new trailer. The specially designed livery...

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Inflation at Target Raises Rate Cut Hopes

Inflation at Target Raises Rate Cut Hopes

Responding to the latest inflation data published by ONS, David Bharier, Head of Research at the British Chambers of Commerce, said:     “Today’s data showing CPI easing to the Bank of England’s 2% target, is a further sign that the UK is exiting the inflation crisis...

BCC News

Inflation at Target Raises Rate Cut Hopes

Responding to the latest inflation data published by ONS, David Bharier, Head of Research at the British Chambers of Commerce, said:     “Today’s data showing CPI easing to the Bank of England’s 2% target, is a further sign that the UK is exiting the inflation crisis...

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Worcestershire News

Herefordshire News

Celtic Marches Redesigns Their Labels

Celtic Marches Redesigns Their Labels

Celtic Marches are a single-estate apple cider producer, nestled in a quiet corner of Herefordshire. All apples used in their ciders are taken from their 200 acre orchards on the family farm in Bishops Frome. Being a family run cider maker, they have full control from...

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Leadership Consultants Partner with Local Firm for Podcast

Leadership Consultants Partner with Local Firm for Podcast

Earlier this year Strategus Consulting, the leadership consultants who provide business strategy & planning, coaching and mentoring through their Worcestershire and Southeast Hubs, launched The Leaders In Strategy Podcast, hosted by Mike Harris. Due to its...

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Leaders in Strategy Episode 3: What influences a Strategy?

Leaders in Strategy Episode 3: What influences a Strategy?

Welcome to the third episode of the Leaders In Strategy Podcast, where Mike Harris tackles the fundamental question – ‘What Influences A Strategy?’ Join him as he dives into the key factors that will shape your strategy which will be built upon in future blogs....

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New Charitable Fund for Worcestershire Launches

New Charitable Fund for Worcestershire Launches

Worcestershire Community Foundation in partnership with Worcestershire County Council are launching a new £200,000 funding programme to support local communities through small grants, positively impacting all areas of the county. The Strengthening Worcestershire Fund...

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