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New partnership launches to promote Central Area Cambridge - Milton Keynes-Oxford Growth Corridor

New partnership launches to promote Central Area Cambridge - Milton Keynes-Oxford Growth Corridor

18-Oct-2017 For the first time, seven local authorities have come together to collectively promote economic growth for the Central Area of the Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford Growth Corridor.  The Central Corridor Group’s focus is in response to the National Infrastructure Commission’s programme to scope the economic opportunity of the area. 
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Central Bedfordshire one of the most prosperous regions in Great Britain

Central Bedfordshire one of the most prosperous regions in Great Britain

10-Oct-2017

Central Bedfordshire is one of the most prosperous areas in Great Britain, according to the latest data from the Office of National Statistics*.


The local authority area has the third fastest job growth rate in Great Britain, having grown by 11,500 new jobs to 104,000 (2015 to 2016), a growth of 12.4%. This is double the growth rate of the City of London (6%) and five times faster than the UK average growth (1.9%).

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Growing People: Building a Talent Pipeline

Growing People: Building a Talent Pipeline

10-Oct-2017 If you are an employer in Central Bedfordshire and are concerned about skills shortages and attracting the right young people to ensure you future business growth, then there is a project that may be able to help.
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Have your say on business rate relief

Have your say on business rate relief

24-Aug-2017

Central Bedfordshire Council is consulting on a new scheme which could see many small businesses get money back/discount on their business rates.

 

In April this year, many businesses saw their business rate bills – the commercial equivalent of council tax – increase after a revaluation of property value by the Government.
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There's still time to have your say

There's still time to have your say

14-Aug-2017

Our draft Local Plan consultation is open until August 29 (5pm)


You can read and make comments (or representations) on:

the full Draft Local Plan

supporting technical documents

the site assessments

We will consider all of the comments we receive and publish the next iteration of the Local Plan (pre-submission plan) for comment in spring 2018.

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£200 million boost for rural England

£200 million boost for rural England

07-Aug-2017 Grants expected to generate more than 6,000 new jobs overall and support growth of rural businesses and broadband projects.
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Calling all businesses to complete the 'Scale Up Survey'

Calling all businesses to complete the 'Scale Up Survey'

07-Aug-2017 A short survey has been launched the Scale-Up Institute. By completing the survey, you will help the Scale-Up Institute ensure that the UK is the best placed to scale up a company in the world.

 
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By Royal Appointment - Peli BioThermal Invited to Monarch’s Reception for Queen’s Award for Innovation

By Royal Appointment - Peli BioThermal Invited to Monarch’s Reception for Queen’s Award for Innovation

31-Jul-2017

Leadership Team Attend Royal Reception at Buckingham Palace


Leaders from Peli BioThermal, the global name in cold chain packaging, were officially invited to a royal reception, hosted by Her Majesty The Queen.


Peli BioThermal CEO Lyndon Faulkner and President David Williams, attended the prestigious reception, hosted by the Monarch, as the company has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation for its pioneering product Chronos™ Advance.

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