The car was left in Park Street, Hereford Contractors working for Herefordshire Council have laid tarmac around a car left at the side of the road. The council said it sent out letters and put up signs in Park Street, Hereford, warning about the work. Chris Howell, from the contractors Amey, said: “Sadly this leads to a repeat visit to […]
Today Groupon announced Groupon Rewards, a new program allowing consumers to unlock special Groupon deals from their favorite local businesses through repeat visits. Consumers earn rewards at participating merchants simply by paying with the credit or debit card they have on file at Groupon.com. After spending an amount set by the merchant, the consumer unlocks the ability to purchase a […]
Some interesting points from yesterdays Herefordshire Business Summit. Still reassured to see that the only membership organisation with staff on the ground and capability to support members, consult on key issues and really make a difference is the BCC Accredited Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce. The message was one of “let’s all take responsibility to make the county all […]
Great news that we have secured an Enterprise Zone for Rotherwas. Herefordshire has a significant opportunity that we must not squander. I ‘ve spoken with many in business since the announcement. There is a concern that others will benefit from the incentives of the Enterprise Zone that are not open to them because of the the relocation issues. There are […]
Really interesting and informative session this morning with Stephen Blackman – Senior Economic Advisor at RBS. Substantially re-enforced what we already know. This (extended) recession is at least as deep as that of the 70’s. What does that mean for our clients and potential clients? Simple, pick your business partners with care as the road ahead is tough. With the […]
And in the news today – unemployment has risen to 2.5 million while the trade unions are going to ballot members with a desire to strike causing havoc to services through November putting jobs at risk. Go figure…
With all the talk about the new Hereford Enterprise Zone at Rotherwas in Hereford, I was reminded this morning about the Rotherwas Relief Road. Clearly without the Relief Road, the Hereford Enterprise Zone would have been a very different proposition. It’s worthwhile making clear at this point the huge amount of work put in by businesses such as Ken Davies […]
Great news for Herefordshire businesses with this mornings announcement of the Rotherwas Enterprise Zone. The Chamber, the council, the Business Board and others have worked hard to deliver this for the county. Congratulations to all those involved.