Hertfordshire glassblowing business creates fresh opportunities after new branding sparks their online sales
Incorporated in 2013, Rothschild and Bickers Ltd have a workshop/glassblowing factory and studio in Hertford, and a showroom in Islington. They produce luxury handblown glass products and light-fittings which are sold around the world.
The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), which has already supported over 600 companies in other areas of the East Midlands, has agreed a deal with D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership to provide specialist assistance to firms in the two counties.
Management firms can now access a dedicated Manufacturing Growth Manager, who will use the GROWTHMapper benchmarking tool to identify pain points and new markets for their products, before delivering grants that can help support a third of the total cost of the business improvement project up to a maximum £10,000.
Small to medium-sized (SME) manufacturers are being encouraged to have their say on trading beyond Brexit as part of the latest Manufacturing Barometer.