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Central Bedfordshire Council and SEMLEP business recovery and resilience programme

Central Bedfordshire Council said that Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) funding from the Government has enabled it to engage with South East Midlands Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) to deliver business support and business mentoring to local companies impacted by Coronavirus restrictions.

Central Bedfordshire leader Richard Wenham elected as chair of England’s Economic Heartland

The leader of Central Bedfordshire Council was elected at England’s Economic Heartland’s Strategic Transport Leadership Board on 24 September 2021.

100% plastic-free and biodegradable chewing gum to be sold at Morrisons

100,000 tonnes of regular chewing gum is consumed and research shows that 82% of UK adults are unaware that regular chewing gum contains plastic.

Central Bedfordshire Council and the Green Business Network launch Green Business Collaboration

Central Bedfordshire Council is partnering with the Green Business Network to launch its new Green Business Collaboration for local businesses.

Central Bedfordshire Council and University of Bedfordshire partner up to support local businesses

Central Bedfordshire Council has partnered with The University of Bedfordshire to support the ‘Central Bedfordshire Productivity Programme’, which aims to help local businesses.

Houghton Conquest pub is a winner in the Great British Pub Awards

The family-owned Knife & Cleaver, in the Bedfordshire village of Houghton Conquest, has been named the UK’s Best Pub, with Rooms in Great British Pub Awards Pub 2021.

Central Bedfordshire Council and Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce launch international trade support programme

Central Bedfordshire Council and Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce launch support programme to aid internationally trading businesses

Cranfield academic recognised for ‘profound impact’ on global management practice in gender diversity

Cranfield academic Professor Sue Vinnicombe has been honoured for the ‘profound impact’ her research has had on global management practice.

Bedfordshire businesses urged to have their say

The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) asks local businesses to participate in their 2021 Business Survey, designed to influence future investment, business support and economic strategy in the area.

Former employment relations minister to chair Cranfield University furlough research

Former employment relations minister Jo Swinson will head up a steering group for a Cranfield School of Management research project looking at the impact of so-called ‘flexible furlough’ during the coronavirus pandemic on employer attitudes to part-time working.

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