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In the Driving Seat: John Ellis, Managing Director, MWS Group

John Ellis, Managing Director, MWS Group, and member of the NAA board, may be successfully developing a growing European commercial vehicle wheels business, but it sounds like it’s keeping him away from his canal boat. Name John Ellis Company Motor Wheel Service (MWS) Group of Companies Position Managing Director Association with NAA Member of the […]

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Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative Funding Competition

Advance Notice Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative Forthcoming competition for funding FEBRUARY 2012 Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative Forthcoming competition for support to improve the global competitiveness of advanced manufacturing supply chains Birmingham City Council and the Technology Strategy Board are working together to deliver this important initiative. At the centre of this Initiative is […]

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Last chance for project funding, and forthcoming events

A total of 24 Business Excellence projects have now been commissioned, worth £323,000, towards which the BE programme has contributed £123,000. By June, it is expected that all funding will be allocated to projects, so please contact us as soon as possible if you are interested in support. In November, I started to promote project […]

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6 funding opportunities not to miss

There are six important funding opportunities either on offer or about to be launched: Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing Supply Chains; Regional Growth Fund Round 3; Employer ownership of skills; The TSB Low Carbon Vehicles; The Road to Market competition; the TSB Low Carbon Truck Demonstration Trial; and ‘FP7’ 2013 European funded R&D activity Introduction My […]

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Employer Ownership of Skills Prospectus February 2012

Ministerial foreword This Government is determined to do all it can to support growth across the economy. Skilled people are essential to securing that growth. It is vital we create the best environment for businesses to develop and train their workforce and to strive for success. There is no doubt that times are tough for […]

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Investing in England's North West - European Regional Development Fund
Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham