BCA Central Launches in Maidenhead

BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) has gone to town in a new initiative to promote its courses and offer more apprenticeship schemes to young people.
30 November 2013


Export workshops rolled out across region to meet demand

After more than 400 South East businesses turned out for this years’ UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Export Week, the organisation has been prompted to announce a series of eight further local events this financial year to meet the huge demand.
19 November 2013

EU Structural and Investment Funds

Thames Valley Berkshire LEP has submitted the first draft of an EU Structural and Investment Funds Strategy, having been allocated approximately £25m of EU funding for investment in the sub region between 2014-2020.
16 November 2013

Transport Pinch Point schemes

In May and September 2013, the Department for Transport (DfT) announced the approval of seven Local Pinch Point Fund bids for schemes in Thames Valley Berkshire area. This funding represents an investment of £14.2m towards the total scheme costs of £21m.
12 November 2013

Thames Valley Berkshire LEP supports Export Week to encourage businesses to think global

Government export body UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is running Export Week, from 11 to 15 November, with Regional Director for UKTI South East, Lewis Scott, calling on local SMEs across Thames Valley Berkshire to embrace the exporting challenge.
12 November 2013


Business Secretary Vince Cable today kicked off a wave of activity to boost small businesses, including unveiling the first funding allocation from the British Business Bank’s investment programme and launching a campaign to help small firms grow.
07 November 2013

APPG Local Growth report

The APPG on Local Growth has launched its latest report, ‘rising to the challenge: how LEPs can deliver local growth strategies’. Please click here to read the full report.

02 November 2013