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Date: March 14, 2016
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The Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce News brings you important business information, interesting news about our members and upcoming events.
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Coventry & Warwickshire universities set to take starring role at MIPIM
Coventry & Warwickshire universities set to take starring role at MIPIM
The importance of Coventry and Warwickshire’s twin universities in helping to spearhead the local economy will be highlighted at the MIPIM property conference later this month.
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£73m Bishopgate plan for student flats clears final planning hurdle
£73m Bishopgate plan for student flats clears final planning hurdle
Council's planners give go ahead for £73million student accommodation on Tower Street.
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Shortt urges businesses to 'Go for Growth'
Shortt urges businesses to 'Go for Growth
One of Coventry and Warwickshire’s leading entrepreneurs has urged business leaders they have to “Go for Growth” or risk their companies failing.
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Big Lottery Fund UK
Big Lottery Fund UK
Are you looking for funding? Big Lottery Fund UK distribute millions of pounds of the National Lottery's good cause money to community groups and charitable projects around the UK.
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27 short films to be produced about Coventry's iconic Ring Road
27 short films to be produced about Coventry's iconic Ring Road
'Disappear Here' project will bring together a team of writers and filmmakers - but it needs your help.
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Investments set to boost Warwickshire tourism in 2016
Investments set to boost Warwickshire tourism in 2016
Major Richard Carney believes the sector will be boosted by increased footfall to towns, tourist attractions and shopping centres.
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London Taxi Company signs deal worth more than £44m to expand into Australia
London Taxi Company signs deal worth more than £44m to expand into Australia
In March 2016 the London Taxi Company signed a new 10-year distribution agreement worth more than £44 million with the newly-formed London Taxi (Aust) Limited.
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Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire are urging the Chancellor to give them the best platform for growth in the budget later this month.
Business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire are urging the Chancellor to give them the best platform for growth in the budget later this month.
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Food store to open in Nuneaton
Food store to open in Nuneaton
Staff at British Homes Stores (BHS), based in the Ropewalk Shopping Centre, are set to have their future secured with the introduction of a food store within its walls.
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Food store to open in Nuneaton
Government backs Jaguar Land Rover £500m Coventry expansion plans
Business Secretary Sajid Javid said he didn't want to see business move abroad during a visit to city.
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Could you offer someone a second chance?
Could you offer someone a second chance?
The West Midlands Police Offenders Management Team are asking you to think about hiring ex-offenders. “Gaining employment helps to prevent offenders commit further crimes,” said PC Bren Pattinson.
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Jess Glynne is heading to the Ricoh Arena
Jess Glynne is heading to the Ricoh Arena
A one-off concert at the Ricoh Arena on Friday, April 29 has been announced by Jess Glynne.
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2016 Queen’s Awards Master Class
Join the master class to find out about the application process for the 2016 Queen's Award. You will hear from Joe Greenwell CBE, DL and also David L Burbidge OBE DL who will talk about the Coventry City of Culture bid. Closing remarks will be presented by Tim Cox. This event is organised jointly by Warwickshire and West Midlands Lieutenancy, the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce and Coventry University.

June 14 | Coventry University Techno Centre | 8.30am - 11am

Twycross Zoo welcomes newborn baby
Twycross Zoo welcomes newborn baby
Staff at Twycross Zoo have greeted the latest great ape to the bonobo family, the second born in the space of seven months.
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EXPORT
Export
Could your business benefit from exporting?
Finding new customers abroad is a great way to grow your business, increase profits and reduce your dependency on the UK market. UKTI helps British companies grow their business overseas and offers a range of support services such as Passport to Export. To find out more about Passport to Export, contact the team on internationaltrade@cw-chamber.co.uk or to discuss whether exporting is relevant for your business, book a free export consultation with an international trade adviser. 
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Exporting is great week
Exporting is great week
As part of Exporting is GREAT, the government's initiative to inspire and support 100,000 additional exporters, UKTI will be hosting Exporting is GREAT week this April.
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The Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce launched its Go For Growth 16 campaign at the start of the year – and we want your news!
 Have you taken on new staff, expanded into new premises or grown your market – either at home or overseas? Then let us know. Send your news to news@cw-chamber.co.uk and why not tweet using the #goforgrowth hashtag to tell the world about your business success?”
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