Walker encourages local businesses to enter FSB Celebrating Success Awards following successful Small Business Saturday

Worcester MP Robin Walker has encouraged local small business owners to enter this year’s Celebrating Success Awards, run by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). The awards showcase the best small businesses from the length and breadth of the UK, offering national recognition for those who have made the biggest…

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Support for high street businesses and pubs in Budget 2017 welcomed by Worcester MP

Worcester’s MP Robin Walker has welcomed the support for local businesses announced in yesterday’s Budget. Having tirelessly campaigned for business rate relief and reform throughout his parliamentary career, Robin welcomed the Chancellor’s announcements in the Budget. After the Spring Budget, in which an additional £435million was pledged to support businesses…

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Worcester MP hails successful Festival of Business

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester, visited the Worcestershire Hour Festival of Business last Friday held on Worcester’s High Street and in the Guildhall. The Festival of Business was organised by Worcestershire Enterprise Limited, the social enterprise behind the twice weekly phenomenon on Twitter known as #WorcestershireHour. In addition to their main sponsor Sanlam UK…

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2016 could be a big year for Tourism in Worcester – Walker leads roundtable at Chamber to boost visits & welcomes rising footfall

Robin spent last Friday morning with some of Worcester’s Cultural and tourism organisations at a special round-table hosted by the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce. He convened the meeting to talk about how local organisations can work together to promote the city and how they need a strategy to…

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Walker welcomes increased impact from Worcester tax cut to support jobs

Employment Allowance figures show 1,300 Worcester businesses benefit from job tax cut   Robin Walker, Worcester’s Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, has welcomed new figures released today showing that 1,300 businesses in Worcester have benefited from the Government’s Employment Allowance since its introduction a year ago, making it easier for small businesses…

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