Business and Industry in Plymouth

In the past, the area around Plymouth had silver, tin and lead mines with the River Tamar being the centre for ships exporting the mined ores for over one thousand years. Those mines are now exhausted and yet still contribute to the economy of the local area. In the south west tourism brings in around […]

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Alcoholism – The Money Pit For Business And Industry

A true story is told of a man who had eighteen years of service with his employer, and yet was unable to take a vacation. The inability to qualify for a vacation was not due to a mean or avaricious employer, rather is was due to the fact that during the previous year, the employee […]

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USDA Business And Industry Loan Program

These days, rural communities can benefit tremendously from investment. In fact, the investment of capital in a local area is precisely the type of thing that drives growth in a residential, farming or business community. For decades, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been offering those who are leading industrial and farming efforts […]

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Business and Industry in Kingston Upon Hull

For many centuries Hull has been dependent on its port as the source of most of its business and industry. The port still plays an important part in the economy of the city, although not such a dominant one as in the past given the decline in the fishing industry. Food processing companies associated with […]

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