Business

Sunday, 15 April 2012 09:43

Petrol 'more pressing than broadband'

FUEL prices have overtaken slow broadband as the biggest rural issue, a computer guru has warned.

Tuesday, 10 April 2012 21:16

Grants 'boost 1000 rural businesses'

ONE thousand rural businesses will benefit from the first grants under a new government scheme, claim ministers.

Tuesday, 10 April 2012 07:40

'Don't miss rural grant deadline'

RURAL businesses have until the end of the month to apply for the first round of funding from a major new grant scheme.

Tuesday, 20 March 2012 12:10

£250k for rural business in Oxfordshire

SOME £250,000 in grant funding is still available for rural businesses looking to develop or expand in southern Oxfordshire.

Wednesday, 14 March 2012 09:41

£60m rural fund open for business

BUSINESSES are being advised to apply now for funding under a new rural grant scheme.

Tuesday, 13 March 2012 12:06

£20m for rural business scheme

THE government has unveiled a £20 million scheme to help provide work-based training for rural businesses.

Wednesday, 29 February 2012 16:13

'Life-changing' rural grants launched

A £60m rural grant scheme will turn ambitious business plans into reality, claims the government.

Tuesday, 07 February 2012 13:48

New grants to boost rural economy

TOURISM, agri-food, forestry and renewable energy are among the areas targeted in a new rural grant scheme.

Monday, 23 January 2012 22:30

Further potential for rural tourism

THE government aims to increase the contribution made by rural tourism to the economy, MPs have been told.

Sunday, 08 January 2012 12:35

Support needed for rural business

A COMPREHENSIVE plan is needed to realise the growth potential of rural economies, say experts.