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Strategy launched for thriving games and digital industry in and around Leamington 

24 Mar

A new strategy for growing the games cluster and the wider digital creative sector in and around Leamington has been launched by Coventry and Warwickshire’s Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP).

MIPIM told speculative development a sign of Coventry & Warwickshire’s strength 

15 Mar

Speculative development of both large sheds and smaller units is a key barometer of the strength of Coventry and Warwickshires commercial property sector, investors at the MIPIM property exhibi...

RSC supplier aims to make light work of expansion 

14 Mar

A Coventry business that designs and manufactures specialist LED lighting for locations including the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Emirates Stadium and Twickenham, has announced plans to double in s...

Traffic Alert: Fire closes M6 near Birmingham 

13 Mar

Problems continue on the M6 around Birmingham, with long delays on the northbound carriageway after a serious fire.

West Midlands Chambers publish business manifesto for elected Mayor 

13 Mar

Three West Midlands Chambers of Commerce have united to produce a business blueprint for the work of the West Midlands elected Mayor.

Italian group buys IT software business 

13 Mar

Italian group Safo, which specialises in automotive IT, has taken over Coventry-based TR Fleet.

University showcases £430m investment plans to maintain cutting edge 

13 Mar

Coventry University will commit more investment to the development of its campus over the next five years than at any similar period in its history.

£42m growth package awarded to Coventry & Warwickshire 

9 Mar

The Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership has been awarded £42.44m from the Government to top up its Local Growth Deal.

Cube entrepreneur spreads his wings with £15m Coventry development 

8 Mar

Property entrepreneur Neil Edginton is spreading his wings in the West Midlands after revealing plans for a new development in Coventry.

Employment land shortage in Coventry highlighted to Government 

6 Mar

The acute shortage of employment and industrial development land in Coventry and Warwickshire has been highlighted to the  Government.

Warehousing set to bounce back as trampoline park after £2m investment 

3 Mar

Former industrial warehousing in Coventry is to be transformed into the citys first trampoline park as part of a £2.2m investment.

Liverpool scheme marks new expansion for Coventry developer 

2 Mar

A Coventry developer has announced a major new project in Liverpool as it continues its nationwide expansion.

City Appointments: Wolseley; Coventry Building Society; Melrose Industries 

2 Mar

Wolseley has appointed Mike Powell as Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Director, with effect from June 1, 2017.

Three West Midlands cities formally bid for Capital of Culture 

2 Mar

Three West Midlands cities have registered bids to become the UK\'s City of Culture in 2021.

Coventry & Warwickshire prepares for biggest ever MIPIM 

28 Feb

A delegation of civic and business leaders from Coventry and Warwickshire is heading to this years MIPIM property exhibition armed with the largest regeneration agenda in the areas histo...

Tanning salon radiant over growth plans 

27 Feb

A Coventry tanning salon business is aglow over new expansion plans.

Jaguar Land Rover supplier expands on strong demand 

27 Feb

An automotive components firm which supplies Jaguar Land Rover is expanding its operations in Coventry due to high demand.

Mortgages boost profits by almost 11% at Coventry Building Society 

24 Feb

Profits have risen almost 11% for Coventry Building Society, aided by a record growth in mortgages.

Opportunities in Coventry and Warwickshire to be explored 

22 Feb

Growth opportunities in Coventry and Warwickshire will be discussed by a business audience in April.

North Warwickshire facing chronic shortage of employment land 

21 Feb

Parts of Warwickshire face a stark shortage of employment land which will impact on the potential to create jobs in the area in the future, business leaders have warned.

Growth opportunities across Coventry and Warwickshire 

21 Feb

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Manufacturer expands Indian supply chain after seeing demand double 

20 Feb

A Coventry manufacturing group is expanding its Anglo-Indian supply chain after seeing demand double.

Business organisations mount united front on Industrial Strategy 

20 Feb

Three key business organisations in Coventry and Warwickshire have joined forces to allow the regions firms to feedback to Government on its Industrial Strategy.

Wasps out to sting the opposition after securing new JLR deal 

17 Feb

A Coventry sports team has secured a new sponsorship deal from one of the citys best known businesses.

Electronics giant signs up to MTC 

16 Feb

A leading electronics company has become the latest member of the Manufacturing Technology Centre, near Coventry.

West Midlands CBI reveals new vice chairman 

15 Feb

The CBI in the West Midlands has appointed a leading Coventry businessman as its new West Midlands vice-chairman.

LEP chairman stays on – despite getting on his bike 

13 Feb

The chairman of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership has agreed to extend his term of office by a further 12 months.

SMEs urged to apply for EU funding before it’s too late 

8 Feb

SMEs across Coventry and Warwickshire are being urged to access six new support programmes delivered under some of the final EU business funding for the region.

Coventry kickstarts City of Culture bid 

8 Feb

The first formal document to kick-start Coventrys bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021 has been signed and submitted.

Motorsport firm lands the Italian Job 

8 Feb

A Coventry motorsport company has completed a landmark deal to break into the Italian market.

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