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Deeside Business Forum Conference – Friday 15th April 2016

Deeside Business Forum Conference – Friday 15th April 2016

The Deeside Business Forum (DBF) has organised a business conference at 1.00pm on Friday 15th April, at Coleg Cambria (Deeside Campus). The topic is “Can the Northern Power House succeed without a complete modernisation of the North Wales local transport…

    Let’s Talk – Budget Breakfast Business Consultation Event – 25th November 2015

    Let’s Talk – Budget Breakfast Business Consultation Event – 25th November 2015

    Let’s Talk – Your Invitation to help shape the future of your neighbourhood and borough You are invited to join us for a Budget Breakfast Business Consultation Event. When: Wednesday 25th November 2015 8am for breakfast, 8.30am start close by…

      Exploiting International Development Opportunities – 24th November 2015

      Exploiting International Development Opportunities – 24th November 2015

      Exploiting International Development Opportunities 24th November 2015, Holt Lodge Hotel, Wrexham Road, Wrexham, LL13 9SW Welsh SMEs, who trade and collaborate across borders, are more likely to grow and be successful. However, exploiting those international trade, R&D and innovation opportunities…

        UK Energy Innovation Awards 2016 – Call for Entries

        UK Energy Innovation Awards 2016 – Call for Entries

        Does your new technology or idea have the potential to shape our energy future? Are you pushing the boundaries of innovation in the electricity, gas and / or renewables sectors? If so, we want to hear from you! We’re inviting…

          Annual Wirral Business Celebration Awards Winners

          Annual Wirral Business Celebration Awards Winners

          The best of Wirral’s innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit has been recognised and celebrated when a number of companies received their accolades by becoming 2015 award winners at the Wirral Business Awards. The annual business celebration, organised by Wirral Chamber…

            £1m Fund Launched by Creative England to Drive Growth Outside London

            £1m Fund Launched by Creative England to Drive Growth Outside London

            Creative England has launched a new £1m fund to support creative industry “hotspots” in film, television, games and digital media outside of London. It’s now seeking public and private companies and organisations to work to develop support programmes around specific…

              Health Sector Business Opportunities Breakfast – Friday 9th October 2015

              Health Sector Business Opportunities Breakfast – Friday 9th October 2015

              Health Sector Business Opportunities Breakfast Friday 9 October, 8am – 10am Riverside Innovation Centre, Chester Are you a small business that needs to get your innovative products and services into the healthcare sector? Then our healthcare sector business opportunities breakfast…

                £2.7m Funding for Deeside Aerospace Academy

                £2.7m Funding for Deeside Aerospace Academy

                Funding for a training academy to back Airbus and other aerospace firms has been announced by the Welsh Government. To boost skills and training opportunities, £2.7 million will be in invested in Airbus and aerospace engineering centre for high level…

                  Wrexham JCB Under Threat of 400 Job Cuts

                  Wrexham JCB Under Threat of 400 Job Cuts

                  Jobs are under threat at JCB plants in Wrexham with the firm set to cut 400 jobs across the UK. JCB has today started a consultation process with staff over proposed redundancies following a rapid deterioration in world construction equipment…

                    Chinese MOU Signed by Wirral Business Community

                    Chinese MOU Signed by Wirral Business Community

                    Representatives from the Wirral’s business community have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Taicang General Chamber of Commerce, paving the way for stronger trade links between the area and the fast-growing Chinese city. The delegation, which included Wirral…

                      New Generation Vauxhall Secures 2000 Jobs in Ellesmere Port

                      New Generation Vauxhall Secures 2000 Jobs in Ellesmere Port

                      To celebrate the launch of the all-new seventh generation Vauxhall Astra, workers at the Ellesmere Port manufacturing plant – home of the Astra for over 36 years – choreographed 128 new models to create the image of the Union Jack…

                        Tessella Opens New Base at Sci-Tech Daresbury

                        Tessella Opens New Base at Sci-Tech Daresbury

                        Analytics, software and consulting services company Tessella is to open a new base at Sci-Tech Daresbury in Cheshire. The business will extend its existing relationship with the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), one of the three joint venture…

                          Controversial Incinerator in Deeside Could Be Disaster

                          Controversial Incinerator in Deeside Could Be Disaster

                          Developers of a controversial incinerator in Deeside fear a proposed green law could lead to Welsh waste being shipped abroad. Once built up to 200,000 tones of non-recyclable household and industrial waste will be burnt at Parc Adfer on Deeside Industrial Estate….

                            Flintshire Firm Redrow Turnover Tops £1bn for First Time

                            Flintshire Firm Redrow Turnover Tops £1bn for First Time

                            Flintshire housebuilder Redrow has smashed through the £1bn turnover mark for the first time as house sales and prices rise. This year the Group delivered record results with revenue of £1,150m. Profit before tax was £204m, exceeding the £200m milestone…

                              Wirral Community Invited to Have Their Say on Public Services

                              Wirral Community Invited to Have Their Say on Public Services

                              Wirral people will get a chance to have their say on what the public sector’s future priorities should be in the largest consultation project ever seen in the borough. The council is holding a “partnership summit” with public sector, business…

                                £200m Plan to Improve Congested A494, A55 and A548

                                £200m Plan to Improve Congested A494, A55 and A548

                                A £200m major improvement plan to ease congestion on the notorious A55, A494 and A548 Deeside Corridor. The Welsh Government is holding four information sessions on two proposed routes to relieve the congested road network between Wrexham, Chester and Deeside,…

                                  ACCELERATE 2015 – Promotional Code

                                  ACCELERATE 2015 – Promotional Code

                                  As a flagship event of the International Festival for Business (IFB 2014) ACCELERATE has gained a reputation for a business event that really delivers. Big name speakers, 1000 delegates and bespoke and genuinely inspirational workshops give your business the perfect…

                                    Welsh House Prices to Rise 6% over 2015

                                    Welsh House Prices to Rise 6% over 2015

                                    Welsh house prices will rise 6% over 2015 according to surveyors. The RICS UK Residential Market Survey found that the supply of homes was failing to keep up with demand – causing prices to start to increase. The RICS price…

                                      Airbus in £9bn Deal for 110 Aircrafts and New US Factory

                                      Airbus in £9bn Deal for 110 Aircrafts and New US Factory

                                      Wizz Air has firmed-up a commitment for 110 A321neo aircraft as Airbus inaugurates its first US jet making plant. The £9bn pound agreement is the largest single order for the popular A321neo ever. The deal pushes firm NEO orders above…

                                        MDA Innovation Network Business Breakfast – 13th October 2015

                                        MDA Innovation Network Business Breakfast – 13th October 2015

                                        The MDA Innovation Network invites you back after the summer to our first business breakfast of the season. Venue: Coleg Cambria, Kelsterton Road, Connah’s Quay, Deeside, CH5 4BR   Date: Tuesday 13th October 2015 Time: 8.30am – 9.30am – (Registration…