Tata Steel to invest £1.5m in Scunthorpe businesses
A steel giant which is shedding 1,200 jobs at its Scunthorpe plant has announced a £1.5m investment plan to help local businesses.
Tata Steel said the money was aimed at boosting regeneration and economic growth in North Lincolnshire.
UK Steel Enterprise (UKSE), a subsidiary of Tata, said the investment would support businesses with the capacity to grow and recruit workers.
Unions have said the job losses would have a big impact on local communities.