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The ice cream farm launches new flavours

20th March 2019

The Ice Cream Farm, based just outside Chester, is launching its spring/summer menu with a range of new flavours, as well as the return of some old favourites and you can get 10% off for a limited time! With over 50 flavours of ice cream, no flavour is off limits at The World’s Largest Ice… Read more »

digital skills partnership

Local Digital Skills Partnership announced for Cheshire and Warrington

15th March 2019

Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has been chosen by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) as one of three new Local Digital Skills Partnerships, alongside the South East and Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEPs. The Digital Skills Partnerships are part of an ongoing strategy by government to ensure the… Read more »

Cheshire Food and Drink Awards

2019 Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards Finalists revealed

14th March 2019

With a staggering 44,000 votes cast in this years Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards organisers today announced the finalists in each of the categories for the 2019 Awards. Taste Cheshire CEO Stephen Wundke was thrilled with the response: “ Every year now, for two decades the people of Cheshire have been voting for their… Read more »

meeting at MIPIM discussing zero carbon future

Cheshire & Warrington outline ambition to create world’s first zero carbon industry cluster

12th March 2019

Cheshire and Warrington can be the global leader in clean energy production setting a blueprint for how decarbonisation can be linked to regional prosperity across the world, according to the chair of Cheshire and Warrington LEP.  At the Cheshire and Warrington Energy breakfast on the first morning of MIPIM 2019, Christine Gaskell CBE said that… Read more »

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 »

age discrimination

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 »