Commenting on the news that Wedgwood plans consult on reducing staff numbers at their Barlaston factory, Sara Williams, Chief Executive of Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, said: “The loss of jobs at Wedgwood is terrible news and brings with it a period of great uncertainty for those employees affected and the local community. Wedgwood is an

JPR Solutions (UK) Limited, based in Stoke-on-Trent have recently benefited from a loan from the Michelin Development Fund and are an inspiring local success story. Nine months on from receiving the loan, the team have gone from strength to strength and are proud to have taken on an additional 115 full and part time staff

Calling all Staffordshire businesses! Would you like to be part of shaping the future when it comes to how the water industry engages with its business customers? If you are a business decision maker and can spare an hour or so, then Water Plus and Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce are organising a focus group on

Michelin Development in the UK offers financial support, as well as business expertise and advice, to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) that employ up to 250 people. Applicants in the Stoke-on-Trent area are able to choose financial help, business expertise/advice, or both if required. Businesses can access support which is available to viable projects

The Regent Theatre & Victoria Hall are two of the biggest and most popular live entertainment venues in the Staffordshire area and welcome over a quarter of a million visitors to the venues each year. The team will be hosting their first sponsors evening of the year on the 2nd April at the Regent Theatre.

Experienced sales and marketing professional Ryan Yates has joined the team at Beswicks Legal and Beswicks Sports taking on the role of group commercial director. Ryan joins Beswicks from Netbiz Group, where he was managing director, bringing with him a wealth of commercial experience at an operational level with core strengths in sales and marketing.

Plans for a citywide broadband network in Stoke-on-Trent with one of the fastest internet speeds in the UK have been unveiled. The proposals will be funded by £9.2 million from a Government grant, announced in Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement. Stoke-on-Trent City Council would own and operate the 60-mile network, with the potential to provide

Staffordshire’s Lymestone Brewery is celebrating a clutch of awards. Two of the Stone brewery’s keg beers won regional gold medals at the 2019 SIBA Independent Beer Awards last week. And their brewery tap in Stone, The Borehole, was named pub of the year by the Heart of Staffordshire Camra group on Friday. Judged by brewers

Sauce, the locally designed and produced magazine focusing on Staffordshire’s thriving food and drink scene, is increasing from two to four issues per year in 2019. 2018 was a wonderful year for food and drink in Staffordshire, with plenty of fantastic events, pop ups, openings and awards for producers and venues across the county. It