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Future Fund: Breakthrough programme launches

Future Fund: Breakthrough programme launches

The Future Fund: Breakthrough programme which was announced at Budget 2021 has now opened for applications. The UK-wide programme will deliver £375m of government funding via British Patient Capital (a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank) who will make...

Businesses must be given opportunity to grow and thrive

Businesses must be given opportunity to grow and thrive

This week saw the end of legal restrictions on social contact including the 1 metre plus rule and the legal requirement to wear facemasks. Businesses will hope this return to normality can position them to regain lost profits and begin to contribute towards a full...

Latest News

Racing season picks up pace for students as new Morgan cars revealed

Racing season picks up pace for students as new Morgan cars revealed

Engineering students from the University of Wolverhampton have put the finishing touches to two new Morgan racing cars - with the vehicles exclusively revealed at an event at Donington Park recently. The Morgan Motor Company, the University of Wolverhampton’s School...

Chamber News

Future Fund: Breakthrough programme launches

Future Fund: Breakthrough programme launches

The Future Fund: Breakthrough programme which was announced at Budget 2021 has now opened for applications. The UK-wide programme will deliver £375m of government funding via British Patient Capital (a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank) who will make...

BCC News

Patron News

Racing season picks up pace for students as new Morgan cars revealed

Racing season picks up pace for students as new Morgan cars revealed

Engineering students from the University of Wolverhampton have put the finishing touches to two new Morgan racing cars - with the vehicles exclusively revealed at an event at Donington Park recently. The Morgan Motor Company, the University of Wolverhampton’s School...

Member News

Racing season picks up pace for students as new Morgan cars revealed

Racing season picks up pace for students as new Morgan cars revealed

Engineering students from the University of Wolverhampton have put the finishing touches to two new Morgan racing cars - with the vehicles exclusively revealed at an event at Donington Park recently. The Morgan Motor Company, the University of Wolverhampton’s School...

New Member Profiles

Introducing Worcester Timber Products

Introducing Worcester Timber Products

Worcester Timber Products, based on Hartlebury Trading Estate, is a family owned and run timber business, which manufactures and supplies fencing, sheds, decking and other garden and landscaping products.  Worcester Timber Products employs 34 local Worcestershire...

Welcome new Members!

Welcome new Members!

The Chamber would like to wish a very warm welcome to our newest Members this month: Worcestershire Bewdley Coworking - Shared workspace in centre of Bewdley Malvern Art Products Ltd T/A MAP Group - Professional screen print and digital print with signage and vehicle...

Herefordshire News

Worcestershire News

Brexit News

Government extend support for Northern Ireland agri-food traders

Government extend support for Northern Ireland agri-food traders

Defra announced yesterday (Monday 12 July) that traders moving agri-food from Great Britain to Northern Ireland will benefit from increased Government support until the end of 2023. The Movement Assistance Scheme helps traders by covering certain certification costs...

Skills News

Award News

Worcestershire firm AA Salt up for sustainability award

Worcestershire firm AA Salt up for sustainability award

A county winter maintenance and snow clearance firm has been shortlisted for a business award which recognises commitment to sustainability and the environment. Himbleton-based AA Salt, which helps businesses keep their premises safe by gritting and snow ploughing car...

Worcestershire care home group boss wins top employee healthcare award

Worcestershire care home group boss wins top employee healthcare award

The owner of a Worcestershire care home group has been recognised for his role in keeping his staff safe and motivated during the Covid-10 pandemic. Huw James, CEO of the Clarendon Care Group and the Redwood Healthcare Group, was awarded the Health Care Employer Award...

Charity News

Springfield Mind Launch New MoodMaster Course

Springfield Mind Launch New MoodMaster Course

MoodMaster is an upbeat approach to physical and emotional wellbeing. Are you depressed, anxious, irritable, angry? Do you have trouble sleeping, have difficulty concentrating, problems in controlling your emotions, or is life just losing its sparkle? MoodMaster can...

International Trade News

83% of local businesses find EU exports more difficult since 1 January

83% of local businesses find EU exports more difficult since 1 January

The Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce has released the results of the latest Quarterly Economic Survey, in partnership with Bishop Fleming, outlining business performance in Q2 2021. To read the full report, click here. The focus of this quarter’s...

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