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The pre-election period

You may have noticed we’ve been a lot more active on social media and our blog over the past week or so. That’s because our team has been busy doing lots of excellent work that we wanted to tell you … Continue reading

March 31, 2015

Lancashire manufacturer creates unique healthy mobile phone case

WaveRider cases protect the user from the microwaves emitted from their mobile phone. Ribble Valley-based Sanity Case Limited has invented WaveRider, a phone case designed not just to protect the phone against damage, but also the user’s head and body … Continue reading

March 27, 2015

GROW receives £1m extension to maximise offshore wind opportunities

The hugely successful GROW:OffshoreWind programme has been granted a six-month extension as part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy to help more manufacturers take advantage of investment in supply chain infrastructure. Over £1m of funding has been put aside to assist … Continue reading

March 25, 2015

Southport father & son business creates innovative solution to cover radiators

Radwraps is the new, easy to install alternative to radiator covers and cabinets. Father and son John and James Maddocks launched Southport-based Radwraps Ltd six years ago, after countless frustrations trying to hide radiators whilst attempting room and interior design. … Continue reading

March 25, 2015

English manufacturers challenged to see if they have the ‘mindset of high growth’

Manufacturers in England are being urged to see if they have the ‘high growth’ mindset by completing an online tool that could help them expand. The Business Growth Service, which incorporates the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS), has undertaken research in … Continue reading

March 25, 2015

Fuda-Hobart Rose sitting pretty after bringing manufacturing home

A North East soft furnishings specialist has decided home is where the heart is after bringing back production for a number of new products. Fuda-Hobart Rose, which was established in 1959, has tapped into support from the Business Growth Service … Continue reading

March 25, 2015

One-LUX takes advantage of reshoring drive by bringing new products home

Tapping into the new found popularity of ‘Made in the UK’ is boosting the fortunes of an Aldridge electronic components specialist. One-LUX, which designs, assembles and supplies LED lighting control solutions, is on course to hit the £5m barrier for … Continue reading

March 23, 2015

The Growth Mindset Online Tool is here!

Find out if you’ve got the mindset of high growth by completing our Growth Mindset Online Tool and receive your personalised report designed to give you a snapshot of where your mindset stands today, where it needs to be and … Continue reading

March 19, 2015

Are you aware of your company’s cyber security needs?

Last month, the UK Government released a news bulletin stating that 32% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are putting their revenue at risk because of their misconceptions around cyber security. This blog has been designed to provide some key information and … Continue reading

March 13, 2015

Finance Expert event to boost auto suppliers

Automotive suppliers in the West Midlands have indicated that access to finance and missing out on tax incentives are one of the biggest barriers to their growth. Industry expert Rachel Eade revealed the findings ahead of the Business Growth Service’s … Continue reading

March 12, 2015

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