“As a logistics company, connectivity is paramount to our business and the quality infrastructure and central location was a deciding factor in our choice. All in all, we think Cheshire East is a great place to live and work and moving here was certainly the right decision for us.”
David Ashwell, AO.com Group Logistics Director
We deliver a programme of promotional activity to encourage and secure new inward investment and reduce barriers to growth for businesses looking to relocate or expand; and work to attract investment in key employment sites and regeneration schemes to help create high value jobs.
Cheshire East is the 6th fastest growing economy in England. Our Gross Value Added (GVA) per head is 47% higher than the North West and 23% higher than the average for England. GVA measures the total value of profits and salaries for companies based in an area.
Location is everything… never more so than for your business. In Cheshire East you’ll find the ideal mix of a world-class asset base and an area recognised as the best place to live in the North West.
We also deliver a package of support to de-risk the investment process for companies relocating to the area. This includes assistance with suitable premises, promoting the investment and identifying the right customers.
We can also support you with a range of skills and workforce services, including; linking into the highest quality local provision to develop your workforce, sign posting to local and national skills funding opportunities, providing warm introductions to key recruitment and development specialists and training organisations, offering an overview of our excellent schools, colleges and Design and Engineering UTC, strategically managing sector based work academies to recruit the right staff, and much more.
Our dedicated Access2Finance service offers a confidential and impartial route to help you source the most suitable finance and practical support to ensure your business is investment ready.
Learn more about why you should invest in Cheshire in our Inward Investment Brochure; see our map for an overview of our Strategic Sites and for more on living in Cheshire see our Relocation Brochure. For an overview of the Commercial Property market see our latest market review.
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