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City Deal for Thames Valley Berkshire Confirmed

Today (28 October 2013) Thames Valley Berkshire LEP welcomed the news that the Thames Valley Berkshire City Region has been successful in its City Deal bid.The announcement was made earlier today by Greg Clark, Minister for Cities, at a special event held at Reading ...
02 October 2013

Funding Escalator – Case Study – Vigilant Applications

Fast Success with Fast Food for Retail Security Firm. A Berkshire based software company specializing in technology that helps the retail industry prevent internal theft and fraud, has its sights set on global expansion with assistance from the Thames Valley ...
02 October 2013

Funding Escalator – Breakfast Drink Company Set to Expand

Lacka Foods makes use of Berkshire loan scheme to create new jobs in Maidenhead. A company bringing us a convenient breakfast option is the latest to benefit from a Berkshire focused loan scheme funded by the Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership ...
02 October 2013

Berkshire Vital Signs report

Vital Signs is a community philanthropy report conducted by Berkshire Community Foundation across Berkshire that measures the vitality and aspirations of our communities, identifies significant trends, and identifies social priorities critical to quality of ...
02 October 2013

Understanding Tech clusters and tracking the UK Tech sector’s outlook for employment and growth

A new joint report released by KPMG and Markit shows for the first time the impact of the UK technology sector on macroeconomic performance. We are seeing an increasing use of consumer technology in our daily lives – slowly the UK tech sector is beginning to ...
02 October 2013

Wokingham Borough Council tops the table for vital technology jobs

Wokingham Borough is the number one technology hotspot in the country, with more than five times the national average proportion of jobs in the tech sector – the fastest growing sector in the UK economy. As a member of the Thames Valley Berkshire Local ...
02 October 2013

UK Economy: GDP Growth Accelerates To 0.8%

Steve Lamb, Chair for Thames Valley Berkshire LEP comments on the recent Office for National Statistics (ONS) report: “The economy of Thames Valley Berkshire is second only to Greater London in terms of economic output and news on the improved performance of ...
02 October 2013

October Update

Click here to read the latest from Thames Valley Berkshire LEP

02 October 2013

Aspire Centre opens on the Slough Trading Estate

One of the country’s most innovative training and development projects, Slough Aspire, has now opened on the Slough Trading Estate. Slough Aspire is designed to be the first port of call for training and development needs for businesses and the local ...
02 October 2013