Walker attends Worcestershire Careers Hub event celebrating the county’s education success

Worcester MP Robin Walker along with 60 local schools, colleges, SEN schools attended yesterday’s inaugural Worcestershire Careers Hub celebration event. The showcase took place at the Worcestershire County Council Chamber where attendees received keynote presentations from the Careers and Enterprise Company, Worcestershire LEP and Worcestershire County Council. The event culminated…

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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 MP hails inclusivity of new employment figures

Member of Parliament for Worcester welcomes figures showing continued low levels of unemployment in Worcester, and broken records nationally for employment overall with the number of women, people with disabilities and people from BAME backgrounds in the workforce as ONS releases employment figures for January 2019. The recent figures confirmed…

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Walker welcomes business rates retention pilot

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester, has happily welcomed good news for Worcestershire, following the announcement from the Ministry for Housing, Communities, and Local Government (MHCLG) that the county has secured a one year 75% business rates retention pilot scheme that is worth over £4 million of revenue to the County.…

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