Henry Brooks talks about Manchester airport corridor

Northern Powerhouse panel highlight national importance of Manchester Airport Corridor

11th March 2019

Northern Powerhouse panel highlight national importance of Manchester Airport Corridor A panel of strategic employers, property owners, political and civil service representatives will give their views and perspective on how, post-Brexit, the Manchester Airport Corridor can help meet the number one national priority of raising productivity. At the UK Government Pavilion event at 1pm on… Read more »

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First time regional collaborations for Cheshire & Warrington at MIPIM 2019

5th March 2019

First time events with two other regions are among the highlights of an expanded Cheshire and Warrington programme to promote its outstanding economy at the world’s foremost property and investment conference next month. This is the third year that Cheshire and Warrington has exhibited at MIPIM 2019 (Marché International des Professionels d’Immobilier) and 2019 will… Read more »

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Why Cheshire businesses need to be vigilant against age discrimination

4th March 2019

Age is one of nine protected characteristics within The Equality Act 2010. Last year an 88-year-old NHS secretary became the oldest person to win an age discrimination tribunal. There is no default retirement age, so it’s possible the age gap between staff in an organisation can exceed 50 years. An 88-year-old NHS secretary has become… Read more »

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Cheshire and Warrington join forces with the Growth Hub

21st February 2019

Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has started 2019 with the integration of the Growth Hub, a service that works with businesses to accelerate  innovation, skills and growth. The Cheshire and Warrington Growth Hub is a government-backed service that is part of a 38-strong national network and supports the LEP’s priorities of growing the… Read more »

Sarah Dennis, head of international for The Health Insurance Group

The Health Insurance Group becomes a member of GBN Worldwide

18th February 2019

The Health Insurance Group has become a member of GBN Worldwide, enabling the businesses to share and access local products, knowledge and expertise. GBN Worldwide is a global insurance network of leading reinsurers, independent brokers, local insurers and specialty suppliers, with over 120 independent members in over 140 countries and the ability to provide a… Read more »

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Finalists announced for High Sheriff of Cheshire Awards 2019

6th February 2019

The best of Cheshire business community has been unveiled, with the announcement of the finalists for the High Sheriff of Cheshire Enterprise Awards in the build up to the annual evening on Thursday, March 28 at Chester Racecourse. The High Sheriff of Cheshire Enterprise Awards judges are visiting and interviewing finalists and are in the… Read more »

LEP chair tracks region’s industrial strategy progress with PM

5th February 2019

The Chair of the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has joined business leaders from England’s LEP network to meet with the Prime Minister and track progress on their work to boost economic growth for communities across the country. Christine Gaskell CBE joined business leaders representing each of the LEPs across England to brief… Read more »

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Warrington businesses most investable in the UK

4th February 2019

According to recent figures released by a UK company credit checking specialist, Warrington businesses are the most trusted in the UK. The stats, revealed by Creditsafe as part of its annual UK Business Performance Report report for 2019, found that Warrington businesses had the highest average credit score (79) when compared to the rest of… Read more »

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Sci-Tech Daresbury reports strong finish to 2018

30th January 2019

Campus welcomed 26 new companies in 2018 Tender process launched for next phase of development, Project Violet Leading science and innovation campus Sci-Tech Daresbury has reported another strong year of growth, having welcomed 26 new tenants on site in 2018. Sci-Tech Daresbury continues to attract leading science and technology companies to the campus and the… Read more »

Turf cutting ceremony for Cheese company

Cheshire Cheese company secure £400,000 grant to deliver jobs and growth

28th January 2019

Council helps firm secure £400,000 grant to deliver jobs and growth Cheshire East Council has helped a local business secure a £400,000 grant to fuel expansion and new jobs. JS Bailey Cheese, based in Calveley Cheshire, near Nantwich, has begun an ambitious £1.5m growth project – which is set to create 15 new jobs and… Read more »