Enterprise M3’s Enterprise Adviser Network is expanding! Enterprise M3 has secured funding to roll out the Careers and Enterprise Company's programme of Enterprise Adviser Network (EAN) to the whole of the Enterprise M3 area. The EAN is already delivering successfully in two of our areas but we want more! The demand is high, we have eager and engaged local businesses, and schools and colleges are ready to welcome the support.
Motivating, inspiring and supporting young people in making informed choices about their careers and future is central to the aim of the EAN.
So do you have a passion for helping young people in the Enterprise M3 area, make informed choices about their future and want to see them achieve against those choices, then the Enterprise Coordinator role might be for you.
Sitting at the heart of a local cluster system is the Senior Enterprise Coordinator, leading and managing a team of Enterprise Coordinators.
Enterprise M3 LEP has received a significant boost in diverse talent and experience to an already strong team, with the appointment of six new board members.
Chair of Enterprise M3 LEP, Dave Axam, gave a warm welcome to his new colleagues on the board, at the Enterprise M3 LEP Annual General Meeting in Farnborough,
“With a wide range of expertise including international trade, the digital economy, corporate governance and the supply of skills and talent, our new members will add a wealth of senior level business experience and insight to our work.
These senior men and women join Enterprise M3 LEP as we celebrate our significant achievements to date; and, importantly, look forward to helping our region achieve ambitious goals for the future growth and inclusive prosperity of the people who live and work here.”
Dave Axam also announced the publication of the latest Enterprise M3 LEP Annual report to the audience of businesses an
More ambitious businesses from across parts of Hampshire and Surrey will be able to access vital funding to help them grow from today, as the Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership launches a new £10million Funding Escalator.
The Funding Escalator, which will be managed by The FSE Group, will be available to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) for activities that have the potential to deliver economic growth and job creation in the Enterprise M3 area. The new fund consists of three separate products: a medium-term loan facility, an equity investment fund and a short-term trade loan facility.
Dave Axam Chair at Enterprise M3 says: “There is an evidenced lack of appropriate commercial finance for businesses that wish to scale-up, particularly for new, fast-growing companies with lots of growth potential but little trading history. The FSE Group has vast lending and investing experience in this sector and has successfully delivered SME loans and investments on our
Europe’s leading business aviation airport, TAG Farnborough Airport has been chosen as the location for Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation’s London Area Service Centre with a state of the art, purpose-built facility expected to be operational by the third quarter of 2020.
The new maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility will include office space, customer areas, shop space and a hangar able to accommodate up to 13 large-cabin aircraft. Significant ramp space will also be included, along with a car parking area. The entire facility is projected to cover approximately 180,000 to 220,000 square feet/16,723 to 20,439 square metres.
“We are delighted that Gulfstream has selected TAG Farnborough Airport as the location for its new MRO. We welcome this investment which will benefit the regional economy and underpin the airport’s role in supporting jobs and economic development. As Europe’s leading business aviation airport and a London gateway, we are we
Cabinet decision in favour of expanding Heathrow Airport
Thames Valley Berkshire LEP and Enterprise M3 welcome the news that ministers have set out final proposals to back Heathrow expansion. Marking an important milestone in building a global Britain, the government has published the proposed Airports National Policy Statement, backing Heathrow expansion through developing a new north-west runway.
A third runway will address the lack of airport capacity in the South East and give the airport the largest capacity in the UK, supporting the economic growth of the country.
An economic assessment commissioned by the Western Wedge partners* in 2013 highlighted that the expansion of Heathrow would add 35,000 jobs and £3.5 billion of GVA by 2040 to the South East economy. 202 of the top 300 companies in the UK have headquarters within a 25-mile radius of Heathrow. The expansion of the airport will help ensure these companies remain in the a
The Greater South East Energy Hub is a new initiative, a partnership of 11 LEPs including Enterprise M3, led by Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority and funded by BEIS. The Hub is looking to recruit a team to help develop energy projects and the links can be found below. These jobs are flexible in terms of location.
Please also click here for the link to Energy Hub/Cambridge & Peterborough Combined Authority profile page:
Dave Axam, who has extensive experience at a senior level in the ICT industry, has been recruited as the new Chair of the Enterprise M3 Board.
In particular, Dave’s experience in an industry used to major technological changes, means he is undaunted by the prospect of new technologies disrupting old ways - a strength that is important to delivering the Government’s Industrial Strategy, and its four grand challenges: AI & Big data, Clean Growth, Ageing Society and Future Mobility,
“The Enterprise M3 LEP has always been ahead of the game anticipating new business and growth opportunities where others see only difficulties and challenge. With the help of talented colleagues on the Enterprise M3 board,in the team and all our partners, I intend to ensure Enterprise M3 stays on the front foot to embrace technological change and deliver an ambitious agenda for growth and productivity with impact on our parts of Hampshire and Surrey and on the UK economy as a whole.”
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