C&W's road to recovery

Tuesday 28th of April 2020 09:31 AM

Coventry and Warwickshire’s rich history in R&D and education will play a key role in helping to stimulate the area’s economy post-Coronavirus.

Stratford business triples its workforce

Monday 27th of April 2020 12:45 PM

One of the UK’s largest online pet stores based in Stratford-upon-Avon has tripled its workforce to cope with a rising demand from animal owners across the UK during Covid-19.

C&W businesses respond to hospital appeal for PPE

Thursday 23rd of April 2020 08:18 AM

The CEO of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire has paid tribute to global businesses and SMEs who have responded to support frontline NHS staff with personal protective equipment during the Covid-19 epidemic.

£116m of Government Coronavirus grants distributed in C&W

Wednesday 22nd of April 2020 11:19 AM

Leading regional business organisations are urging companies who have not yet contacted their local council about Covid-19 grant funding to get in touch immediately after £116 million has already been administered in Coventry and Warwickshire.

Coventry advice services urge people in need to ask for help

Friday 17th of April 2020 07:58 AM

Advice services across Coventry are already helping hundreds of people a week across the city on a range of issues which affect everyday life. They are encouraging those in need across Coventry to get in touch for support throughout the coronavirus crisis.

BLOG - Nick Abell, interim chair of CWLEP

Thursday 16th of April 2020 11:30 AM

Nick Abell has been appointed interim chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP).

Here, he talks about his career, his involvement with the CWLEP over the last eight years and his aims as interim chair during Covid-19.



Coronavirus brings dawn of digital healthcare

Thursday 16th of April 2020 08:10 AM

In light of the highly-infectious Coronavirus pandemic, healthcare systems across the world have had to adapt rapidly for the evolving situation for three reasons:

1. The need to triage and treat large number of patients with respiratory problems

Face visors for the NHS created by Staeger Clear Packaging

Wednesday 15th of April 2020 09:48 AM

Staeger Clear Packaging has started on the production of face visors for NHS staff. The company has developed a design that is made from British PET with 70& British food approved post-consumer waste; it is relatively inexpensive, easy to use and recyclable on disposal.

WCG helps produce face shields for NHS

Wednesday 15th of April 2020 09:41 AM

A college group based in Warwickshire and Worcestershire is helping to produce face shields for the NHS to protect frontline workers in the fight against the Coronavirus outbreak.


Specialist laboratory wins new contracts

Friday 3rd of April 2020 08:29 AM

From the left, Justine Chadwick (CWLEP Growth Hub), Taran Kaur and Daya Singh (Exeter Analytical) and Cllr Jim O’Boyle (Coventry City Council)

A specialist laboratory in Coventry which has won new contracts and extended its workforce after investing in a state-of-the-art instrument is planning to target more world-wide business.