Case Studies

Relocation Case Study: Eyenuk Inc.

“Cheshire East has been an ideal location for our first office outside the US; the support we received from the Skills & Growth Company enabled us to view and select a number of sites before settling on Crewe Hall, and also introduced us to the...

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Energy Case Study: Alderley Park Heat Network

“The Skills & Growth Company helped us to develop a long term energy strategy for the site, bringing additional funding alongside their expertise. Their support has been critical to identifying cost savings and emission reductions.” Alex Edwards, Head of Asset Services, Alderley Park Acquired by Bruntwood in 2014...

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Business Case Study: J S Bailey

“The Skills & Growth Company referred us to a manufacturing advisor as were interested in finding out if the Manufacturing Growth Fund could support our IT project. As a result we were able to make an investment into cloud-based software that provides us with greater...

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Digital+ Case Study: Red Line Credit Control

"One detailed part of the course showed us how to analyse our own website, and check that it was set up correctly to maximise search engine performance. It was very clear using a real-time data download that ours was very poor, despite having paid a...

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Business Case Study: Flour Water Salt

 “The Skills & Growth Company provided help with planning and finance combined with practical support to ensure I had the knowledge and tools to make sure the business was investment ready,  which meant I could turn our plans into reality.” Paul Robinshaw, Founder. Flour Water Salt...

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Digital+ Case Study: Actikem

"Attending the Digital+ Programme was very beneficial in terms of its content and delivery. The 1-day intensive Seminar was expertly led and packed full of useful tips to help businesses unravel a lot of the digital ‘jargon’ and seize the opportunities that these new platforms...

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Weave TownTalk Programme

The Creative and Digital sector within Cheshire East, has been identified as an area of strength within the local economy and which could represent a significant opportunity for further growth. Over 2,000 companies form the sector, worth around £500m a year to the local economy. To...

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Rural Business Case Study: Lynton Lasers

“With strong sales growth expected in both the UK and new export markets, we were keen to invest in our production facilities and open a new clinic and training centre. This project has been the largest single investment in our history and receiving the rural...

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Skills Case Study: Hirsch Tailoring

“The team at Skills & Growth helped me realise my aspiration of establishing a training centre to ensure bespoke tailoring skills are not lost, and to help mentor a new generation of aspiring tailors.” Brita Hirsch Brita Hirsch is a master tailor and textile engineer with...

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Rural Business Case Study: OverWater Marina

“The Skills & Growth Company were able to advise us and to help identify grant funding suitable for our project needs. Their advice and assistance was invaluable.”  Dr Janet Maughan, Director OverWater is an outstanding award winning marina set in the beautiful South Cheshire countryside, close to...

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