WiRE News

Cyber security for small business

By WiRE Team

Posted: 11th March 2021

The UK Government National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has launched a new cyber security self-assessment tool to help sole traders and micro businesses combat rising online threats. The campaign is…

Contact your Local Enterprise Partnership for the latest business support in your area

By WiRE Team

Posted: 1st April 2020

These links are the latest updated on the given websites. Many LEPS have a special helpline for businesses within their locality. The link below takes you to the homepage. https://www.lepnetwork.net/…

Current information from parliment regarding financial help for the Self-Employed

By WiRE Team

Posted: 24th March 2020

This amendment (please see link below from www.parliament.uk ) still needs to be passed at the current time, but we are ever hopeful that it will be finalised quickly. In…

WiRE Network Meetings – Update

By WiRE Team

Posted: 19th March 2020

The latest government guidance advises that we minimise social contact and avoid non-essential travel and work from home where possible to do so. Therefore, all face-to-face WiRE meetings will be…

Leading to Grow from Aston Business School and Birmingham University – FREE business support programme for West Midlands micro-businesses

By WiRE Team

Posted: 7th February 2020

We have been asked to share the below business support programme. This could be beneficial to your business or someone you know who is starting up. Registrations are still taking…

Productivity Through People Programme

By WiRE Team

Posted: 20th November 2019

We have been asked to pass on the below information regarding the latest programme from Lloyds Bank,Aston Business School and Be The Business as we have WiRE members who have…

Rural Youth Project

By WiRE Team

Posted: 20th November 2019

The Rural Youth Project Ideas Festival has forwarded some details of an exciting oppourtunity for 18-28 year olds to attend an event starting next Friday 29th. All of the information…

SJL Foundation launches nationwide competition to give 8 finalists in Great Britain the chance to get a free £2,000 business grant and mentorship, plus to pitch their business idea in the House of Commons

By WiRE Team

Posted: 9th September 2019

Our fab WiRE amabassador Lisa Davies has passed on this press release to circulate across the WiRE network. Please have a read, especially if you are at the “Start-Up” phase of your…

New Payment Platform

By WiRE Team

Posted: 1st August 2019

Introducing our new payment platform page. When you, our WiRE members/guests, go through to make a payment for an event/joining as a new member/renewing your membership you will now get…

SME Practical Insights – June/July 2019

By WiRE Team

Posted: 5th June 2019

We have been sent details of the below workshops by Aston Centre for Growth. These free workshops may be of interest to some of you, please feel free to share.…