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Students go face to face with ‘dragons’ in Staffs contest

16/12/2022 Aspiring entrepreneurs had the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to five ‘dragons’ as part of a Young Enterprise UK event hosted by Michelin Development in Stoke-on-Trent. Teenage pupils from three schools showcased their business plans and aspirations at the Young Enterprise Dragons’ Den, to receive feedback from industry professionals. The event was the […]


Michelin Development Helps Staffordshire Landscape Business Bloom

21/08/2021 Michelin Development helps create 15 new jobs and a new HQ building for growing Staffordshire business Planterra has a growing portfolio of businesses and an ambitious management team who are focused on growth and job creation Michelin Development facilitates low-interest, unsecured loans for eligible small- and medium enterprises who meet its criteria Staffordshire landscaping […]


Christmas shut-off is earlier than ever

20/08/2021 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR Continued high demand for furniture combined with a ‘perfect storm’ within the supply chain is extending lead times ahead of the festive rush. According to the latest economic update from British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) the shut-off for Christmas deliveries is becoming earlier than ever before. BFM Managing Director Nick Garratt analysed […]

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Michelin Development funding available to boost growth across Dundee and South Angus

25/09/2020 Michelin Development is urging growing businesses in the region to apply for funding that could pave the way for expansion and employment. Small- and medium-sized enterprises located in and around Dundee, Coupar Angus, Forfar, Arbroath, Carnoustie, Leuchars and Cupar could receive unsecured, subsidised loans and free expertise – if they have the potential to […]

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Michelin shares tyre care advice during the COVID-19 restrictions

01/05/2020 Michelin has issued guidance for motorists whose vehicles have been parked for extended periods during the COVID-19 pandemic. Brian Porteous, Michelin’s Technical Manager, says some simple actions taken now can help to ensure vehicles can be quickly put back into use in the future, without the need to replace tyres unnecessarily. He said: “Tyres can be damaged if certain precautions are […]

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Michelin Development relaunched to support jobs growth

06/02/2020 Michelin is relaunching a scheme which will help create hundreds of jobs in Dundee and Angus. Michelin Development will provide funding and advice to firms with the potential to expand – providing high-quality, long-term employment. The news comes as civic and business leaders from across the region attend an event today to learn more […]

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Stoke signage company points the way to growth with Michelin Development

08/01/2020 A Stoke-on-Trent signage company specialising in fleet and vehicle livery is conquering new markets and creating jobs following a £50,000 cash injection from Michelin Development. Dresden-based A2B Signs and Graphics is investing in state-of-the-art technology to reach new customers in the UK and overseas. The money, which has been match funded by a grant […]