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Funding advice for Island businesses

20/01/15

The Isle of Wight Council hosted a business support event organised by the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) on Friday (16 January). …

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Solent Growth Deal Consultation January 2015

19/01/15

The Solent LEP is seeking views on the ability of the following capital projects to contribute to the Solent Growth Strategy as set out in the Strategic Economic Plan. …

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Solent Strategic Land and Infrastructure Board Meets

23/12/14

The Solent Strategic Land and Infrastructure Board met for the first time on Friday 19th December. …

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Solent Growth Deal Consultation December 2014

22/12/14

The Solent LEP is seeking views on the ability of the following capital projects to contribute to the Solent Growth Strategy as set out in the Strategic Economic Plan.…

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Join us at the Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise Forum

19/12/14

The Solent LEP is working with colleagues at Southampton City Council to establish a Social, Voluntary and Community Sector Forum. The new group will help shape the work that the LEP will undertake in the sector as part of its Strategic Economic Plan. …

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Funding news

20/01/15

Funding advice for Island businesses

The Isle of Wight Council hosted a business support event organised by the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) on Friday (16 January).

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10/12/14

Grant funding support event for local businesses to be held on the Isle of Wight

Businesses from across the Solent are being urged to take advantage of the third ‘business support pit-stop’ taking place on the Isle of Wight next month.

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22/09/14

Bridging the Gap Fund

£1.85m grant funding competition for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and new start-ups in the Solent.

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18/09/14

Solent Employer Ownership of Skills Programme

A new £1.5m fund that could help marine and maritime, advanced manufacturing and defence employers plug the skills gap and grow their businesses was launched at the PSP Southampton Boat Show today.

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15/08/14

Solent Enterprise Zone Advanced Manufacturing Expansion Fund

The Solent Enterprise Zone Advanced Manufacturing Expansion Fund has been established to support businesses based on or moving to the Solent Enterprise Zone at Daedalus.

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