MP Sir John Stanley did the honours at an awards ceremony which recognised Tonbridge & Malling Council as the country’s fastest paying local authority.
Business Growth Fund (BGF), established to help the UK’s growing small and medium sized businesses, today announced that it has invested £3.92 million of growth capital in Magmatic Ltd, which trades under the “Trunki” brand name. BGF will take a minority stake in the company and a seat on the board.
Businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire received a boost this week with the news that they will receive £4.8 million from a national funding initiative.
Students will set up their own businesses as part of the first degree in entrepreneurship in Wales, which has been launched by Glyndŵr University.
Outer London boroughs are being invited to become 'mini-Hollands' for the bicycle in a £100 million bidding process launched by the Mayor, Boris Johnson, and TfL.
A growing number of overseas companies are seeking advice about setting up in the Sheffield region, a tax specialist says.
Hotels in the regions enjoyed a stellar March whilst those in London reported another subdued performance, according to preliminary hotel figures released by business advisory and accountancy firm, BDO LLP.
Twenty-four South West businesses were honoured in the Queen's Awards for Enterprise this weekend.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged the Government to maintain the current night flights regime for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.
The Assembly’s Transport Committee has urged the Government to devolve control of London rail routes to the Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) rather than franchising them to different rail operators.