Worcester open for business

Robin Walker has praised the Government’s record on business and reaffirms his support for businesses within the City. There are over 3,000 businesses registered within the City, and of these 86% are small enterprises employing between one and ten people. Acknowledging and appreciating the value and importance of locally run…

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Worcester’s MP visits leading insurance broker to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Worcester MP, Robin Walker has today visited SJL Insurance as they celebrated the great achievement of taking on their 25th apprentice during National Apprenticeship Week.  Robin visited SJL Insurance to recognise their highly successful record of helping local people get professional apprenticeships; 11 employees at the firm began their careers…

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Robin Walker welcomes Energy Minister to opening of £3.5million Worcester Bosch training academy

Worcester MP Robin Walker welcomed Energy Minister Richard Harrington MP to the opening of a state-of-the-art training academy at Worcester Bosch on Friday (29th September). Following a £3.5 million redevelopment programme, the company’s flagship training academy was officially reopened by Robin and Minister for Energy and Industry Richard Harrington. The…

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Walker urges business to get involved in National Apprenticeship Week 2016 as Government announces more support & higher standards

Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) and as a Parliamentary Apprenticeship Champion, Robin Walker MP has welcomed the statement by the Minister of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, outlining how the Government is committed to achieving three million high quality apprenticeships starts by 2020. The Minister told the Commons how…

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