Press Release : March 16, 2010
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A representative from Sheffield City Council’s enterprise team collected the Gold Award for External Communications, alongside PR firm, Grayling North which has worked with the LEGI since 2007.

The judges comments included: A very big and impressive campaign from a communications team clearly engaged in the real world. Great results from this big business initiative that clearly shows that the more businesses in the area, the more cash in the community. A very strong campaign and a clear winner.

Kevin Bennett, Director of Sheffield City Councils enterprise initiative, said: By communicating enterprise as a realistic option in the city, our team and partners have assisted in starting up just over 300 local businesses across Sheffield. Were delighted that all the hard work has been recognised at a national level.


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Notes to Editors:
Solutions for Business is a suite of publicly funded business support products and services designed to help businesses start, grow and succeed.

Sheffield City Council provides access to Solutions for Business products and services. The following products are available in Sheffield:
Enterprise Coaching
Intensive Start Up Support

This support can be accessed through the First Point for Business service in the Town Hall.

This programme is supported financially by the European Union and has attracted investment from the European Regional Development Fund as part of Europes support for the regions economic development through the Yorkshire and Humber ERDF Programme.

This programme of activity from 2007 – 2009 was previously known as BiG: Make it Your Business.

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