For our second feature in our exchange, we discuss how your business can benefit from the UK Government’s RDPE grant. But first, let’s address the question, what is an RDPE grant…?
RDPE stands for Rural Development Programme for England and its objective is simple, to create jobs and growth in the rural economy through funding. The fund itself can help pay for constructing or improving buildings or buying new equipment and machinery.
I’ll start off by saying if you were ever to read one of the blogs I’ve written over the last year, this is the one I’d want you to read. Especially seeing it’s the start of the new decade and many are taking a moment to give their life a once over.
The exact moment I realised I needed to change my life happened in 2014 when I was sitting on a bale in the hayloft trying not to cry at work. It was in that moment I was at my “rock bottom”. I’d felt totally useless and incompetent for so long and that day had been the breaking point.
In our first video as part of out Information Exchange, Andrew takes you through step by step how to assemble your Abbey Strap Cutter. The video ends with a demonstration using 3.5mm – 4mm Sedgwick bridle leather.
Since January 2019, our scholarship winner Lucy Cushley has kept inundated with all her saddlery career. In her final blog of 2019, Lucy discusses her recent encounter with her local primary school and why it’s so important to love what we do.