Investment creates more than 300 jobs
The Marches saw increased levels of investment from overseas businesses during the year 2014-15, new figures have revealed.
The report, published by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), outlines that there were a total of 16 successful investments secured, marking an increase from 12 in the previous year.
And 13 of these were directly supported by
the Marches LEP and UKTI.
As a result of these investments, more than 302 new jobs have or will be created and a further 250 existing posts have been safeguarded.
The Marches LEP is one of just 17 Local Enterprise Partnerships nationally to have seen an increase in overseas investment, whilst 18 have experienced a fall.