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All the webinars are free to UK companies. You can expect to: • receive help and advice to sell overseas with confidence • gain new skills and knowledge • discover solutions to specific challenges to exporting • get your exporting questions answered by the experts How long are the webinars? Our experts usually present for

A charity that transforms young people’s lives across Stoke-on-Trent is urging the city’s business community to help support its activities for 2020. The Hubb is issuing a New Year’s appeal to organisations to back its flagship project, ‘Ay Up Duck.’ Launched in February 2019, the project has gone from strength-to-strength across the city, making schoolchildren’s

Companies are being advised to hold a pensions clinic for their staff as HR managers estimate three quarters of staff are confused when it comes to securing their financial future. A survey, conducted in the final quarter of 2019, showed uncertainty about how to make the best decisions when accessing pension benefits tops the list

2020 has got off to a flying start for Beswicks Legal’s commercial property team which has been strengthened by an internal promotion and a new appointment. Commercial property solicitor Kate Pritchard, who has worked for the Stoke-on-Trent firm for 16 months, has been awarded associate status. The promotion is recognition of Kate’s breadth of expertise,

Staffordshire University are holding a 1 hour information session on Innovate UK. Part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Innovate UK seeks to bring together researchers and businesses to develop new ideas that drive productivity and economic growth. The Using Innovate UK Funding to Grow Research and Industry session takes place 8:30-9:30am on Wednesday 26

Employees at Unitas Stoke-on-Trent Ltd have been helped to quit smoking, thanks to a 12-week programme. The group of 18 smokers has been supported every week with one-to-one mentoring from stop smoking advisor Les Jackson, from ICE Creates, of Wirral. Unitas resource controller Kerry Kirkham, 44, from Baddeley Green, has quit smoking after 31 years.

A contracts manager for a council housing repairs and maintenance company has become a Civil Aviation Authority-trained drone operator. Tony Phillips, who works for Unitas Stoke-on-Trent Ltd, holds a PfCO (Permissions for Commercial Operations) qualification issued by the CAA. Unitas has been carrying out some select surveys using the Small Unmanned Surveillance Aircraft (SUSA) to

Severn Trent Community Fund

Applications are now open for Severn Trent’s Community Fund which will give away more than £10 million to charities and community groups over the next 5 years. Organisations, charities and communities from across our region can now apply for funding for their projects. The Fund will be looking to support projects that can demonstrate a

The city council has launched its vision for the next four years, alongside budget proposals that aim to bring long-term sustainability to council services, invest in social care to protect vulnerable residents and invest in housing and infrastructure to grow the city. The proposals aim to save £9.2m during 2020 – 2021 setting out a

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