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Problem Solving and Decision Making - last minute course availability
25/05/2016
The Black Country Skills Factory has spaces remaining on the accredited leadership and management course
High Speed Rail and Connected Cities report published
20/05/2016
The Independent Transport Commission has published a report titled ‘High Speed Rail and Connected Cities: Accessible Places for Growing Economies’, which sets out the regeneration and transport benefits of high-speed rail.
West Midlands Devolution Breakfast
18/05/2016
In their first breakfast event, Midlands Business Insider gathered business and political leaders from the West Midlands to look at the impact of devolution, the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and Midlands Engine, on the economy.
Black Country LEP gearing up for global competitiveness and more in May newsletter
18/05/2016
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
OnTrack WM receives Highly Commended Innovation Award
16/05/2016
The Black Country LEP alongside the 4 Black Country local authorities; Wolverhampton, Sandwell, Walsall and Dudley received the Highly Commended Innovation Award at this year’s West Midlands Celebrating Constructions Awards.
Region unites to showcase Drive West Midlands programme at Automechanika Birmingham
13/05/2016
The West Midlands will present the strength of its automotive industry to more than 10,000 visitors, as global event Automechanika Birmingham takes place in the UK for the first time next month (7-9 June, NEC, Birmingham).
Wolverhampton company powering Midlands Engine
13/05/2016
A flourishing Wolverhampton company has been highlighted by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) as a leading example of the strength of the Black Country finance sector.
The Black Country is gearing itself up for global competitiveness. Black Country LEP Annual Conference builds confidence across the business
12/05/2016
Over 150 guests from public and private sector organisations, bodies and businesses in the Black Country were presented with an up-date on the transformation of the Black Country economy at the Black Country LEP Annual Conference on Wednesday 11 May at West Bromwich Albion Football Club.
Black Country Consortium to release latest economic trends via Twitter ahead of the Black Country LEP Annual Conference
05/05/2016
The Black Country Consortium is releasing the annual ‘Black Country Annual Economic Review, 2016’ highlighting the Black Country’s current position and relative economic performance against national indicators via Twitter from 9 May 2016.
Black Country Enterprise Adviser calls for more volunteers from business to get involved and connect young people with the world of work
29/04/2016
David Woakes, one of the Black Country LEP’s first Enterprise Advisers is calling for senior level business volunteers to get involved in connecting young people and the world of work as part of the national Careers & Enterprise Company Enterprise Adviser programme.
Limited places available on bite-sized management and leadership courses
08/04/2016
Due to the on-going popularity of our ‘Bite Sized’ Management and Leadership courses, limited places are now available for courses in our Spring/Summer 2016 programme.
Black Country Further Education Colleges - employers’ views requested
06/04/2016
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills are currently undertaking Area Based Reviews to identify the best institutional structure to offer high quality provision based on the current and future needs of learners and employers.
Black Country LEP Annual Conference 2016
01/04/2016
You are invited to attend the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership Annual Conference for 2016.
Councillor Darren Cooper
29/03/2016
Business Leaders from the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (BCLEP) have expressed their shock and sadness at the sudden death of their fellow Board member and Sandwell Leader, Councillor Darren Cooper.
Reminder for applications to become a careers Enterprise Adviser
22/03/2016
The Black Country LEP is still seeking applications from senior level business volunteers to become Enterprise Advisers and continue the rollout of the Careers & Enterprise Company Enterprise Adviser initiative across secondary schools in the Black Country.
Black Country LEP reflects on MIPIM 2016 successes
22/03/2016
Tom Westley, Black Country LEP board member reflects on the successes of MIPIM and looks ahead to continuing driving forward the Black Country’s reputation as a first-class destination for investment.