With new, exciting start-ups joining some of the region's most established companies, there has arguably never been a better time for business in the Humber. Rapidly emerging industries such as renewables and digital/tech are now going shoulder to shoulder with the region's big hitters, from manufacturing and engineering to science and food and drink. Business Bites is Hull Live's way of keeping you up-to-date with all the latest business news. It could be a company expansion or merger, or a major appointment. Alternatively, it could be an exciting new product, or a business securing a significant new client. Keep an eye on the updates below, where we will be sharing the day-to-day goings on across the Humber. For more business news, click here. Follow Hull Live Our daily newsletter - To get the latest headlines direct to your email inbox every day, click here. Follow Hull Live on Facebook - Like our Facebook page to get the latest news in your feed and join in the lively discussions … [Read more...] about Business Bites: The latest Hull and East Yorkshire business news
2 Read comments Friday, 28 September 2018 - Business by Duncan Foulkes - Business editor [email protected] The company taken on to help manage aspects of the controversial Enterprise Development Scheme is to have its contract cut short. Liverpool-based investment company SPARK Impact was awarded an exclusive five-year contract in April 2016 to act as fund manager of the loan and equity elements of the scheme.But a review was ordered within the Department for Enterprise after the take-up of investment from the government’s £50m fund had not been as great as expected.Business News reported earlier this year that just £3m of the fund had been invested instead of the allocated £10m a year. And only a handful of jobs had been created as a result.Now following the review SPARK’s contract is being terminated less than three years into the deal.The DfE confirmed that as part of the review of the department’s enterprise support schemes … [Read more...] about Government’s £50m flop scheme to attract more business to the Isle of Man is scrapped
Companies hoping to submit an event for this year's Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival need to move fast - applications close on Friday, September 28. The event, developed by the the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP Growth Hub, and headline sponsored by Inspire Insurance, is taking place from November 19 to 30. It is the largest business event in the region and yet again, is set to be a packed two weeks of more than 100 business events. Craig Humphrey, managing director of the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP Growth Hub, said: “The programme is already three-quarters full and we are expecting this last week to be very busy indeed. "I also would like to reiterate that event applications are being taken on a first come, first served basis.” It is totally free to run an event and there could be substantial benefits including raising awareness, making new contacts and developing supply chains. Events can … [Read more...] about Just days left to enter your event for region’s biggest business festival
0 Post a comment Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - Other News Today’s Isle of Man Examiner leads on school performance tables. One MHK wants to see them introduced so parents can find out more about the quality of their children’s education.After a question from her in Tynwald, some data - from all but one state primary school - has been released.Also this week:The consultation into the future of the Steam Packet paves the way for the stipulation for a fast craft to be dropped.We print a map of exactly where KFC and Starbucks would be if they got permission to build on a site in Douglas.Reporter Julie Blackburn meets a family from Castletown whose children are allergic to sunlight.We have bad news for ice skaters.A flagship government scheme that earmarked £50m to entice business to the island has been such a flop it has been dropped.Remember all the fuss about Lewis Hamilton’s ’Manx’ jet 10 months ago during the ’Paradise Papers’ furore? … [Read more...] about Tuesday is news day: Should we introduce school league tables?
WELCOME to the first issue of The News’ new monthly supplement, dedicated to bringing you business news from across Portsmouth and the surrounding areas. This first issue looks at The News Business Excellence Awards, which are back for another year. This event is hugely successful and excitement is already building.Elsewhere in the supplement, we have business news from across our commercial property industry and a feature on new appointments.We also have sponsorship opportunities available to support this supplement, so if you’d like to join us and help promote the wonderful work of business in our area, or to gain exposure to our business community, please get in touch with [email protected] read the supplement, click here … [Read more...] about READ The News’ great new 12-page monthly business supplement as an e-mag