First Ignite Alumni Network event of 2024 a great success

The founder of a pioneering health company which has launched several successful tests used by UK Government explained how a business support network’s expertise allowed his business to thrive. Abdullah Sabyah, the founder of Rightangled, shared his story at 2024’s first Ignite Alumni Network event, which brought together around 40 businesses who have come through […]

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More angel investors needed to boost the West Midlands economy

The West Midlands has to up its game when it comes to angel investment in order to support more start-up and scale-up businesses and grow the regional economy. That was one of the key messages to emerge from the first West Midlands Angel Symposium, a joint initiative between Aston University’s Centre for Growth team and […]

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Science Park’s economic impact revealed as it celebrates 40th anniversary

  A leading Midlands science park is enjoying a double celebration after a report highlighted its significant contribution to the region’s economy as it reaches a major milestone. The positive effect of the University of Warwick Science Park on the regional economy was revealed in its recently-published impact report for 2022/23, which highlights the Science […]

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British Researchers Combatting Space Junk Ahead of Christmas

The expanding clutter in space, driven by an influx of orbiting satellites, poses a significant challenge. This surge in space traffic is accelerating the build-up of discarded satellite parts, rocket remnants, and other fragments of debris, threatening critical spacecraft. Committed to tackling this issue, experts at the University of Warwick are studying these burgeoning hazards […]

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The Power of Proactive Recruitment Strategies

In today’s dynamic and competitive job market, businesses face numerous challenges when it comes to finding and retaining top talent. Reactive hiring, the traditional approach of filling vacancies only when they arise, can lead to a host of issues and missed opportunities. However, by shifting towards proactive hiring strategies, businesses can gain a competitive edge […]

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Applications open for the NatWest Business Entrepreneur Accelerator

A six-month programme for entrepreneurs with high growth businesses who are looking to scale up. The NatWest Accelerator supports and empowers UK entrepreneurs to scale their businesses to the next level. The free Accelerator programme specialising in wrap around support provides: one-to-one coaching with our experienced Acceleration Managers a programme of thought leadership and events […]

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Applications now open for WCC’s Future Apprenticeships Fund

If you are an SME based in Warwickshire, you can now apply for three different funds to either recruit new talent or upskill your existing staff through an apprenticeship. Warwickshire Skills Hub is delighted to announce that we are now taking applications for Warwickshire County Council’s Future Apprenticeships Fund. This funding is part of Warwickshire County […]

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New Chamber president looks ahead to 2024

Companies in Coventry and Warwickshire can expect 2024 to be another year where they have to ‘dig in’ according to the new president of a leading business organisation. Steve Harcourt, director of Prime Accountants Group, was sworn in as president of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce for the next two years, replacing Tom […]

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The gift of giving at UWSP this Christmas

In the spirit of spreading joy and festive cheer, the University of Warwick Science Park has partnered with KidsOut Charity for the annual GivingTree initiative. This year, the University of Warwick Science Park has received an allocation of 250 gift tags for their Christmas trees at its four centres located in Coventry, Warwick, Binley, and […]

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