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Local rail passengers in line for major improvements from next year
30/08/2016
Rail passengers will enjoy extra capacity, more frequent services and free Wi-Fi under a new, locally managed rail network for the West Midlands, it was confirmed today (Tuesday August 30).
Air Tightness Technical Workshop
26/08/2016
In association with the Forum for the Built Environment (fbe) trained airtightness testers from the BECCI project team will look at why airtightness is so significant in both new and existing buildings. This technical workshop, held in 3 separate locations will give you the inside story and a chance for FBE members have a go with the equipment.
West Midlands Combined Authority receives multi-million pound devo boost
23/08/2016
Local people in the West Midlands today received a multi-million pound cash boost to invest directly in the future of their region.
Wolverhampton Business Week
22/08/2016
This year's Wolverhampton Business Week is set to take place from Monday 26 - Friday 30 September.
2016 exam results toolkit for employers
11/08/2016
To support young people at A Level and GCSE exam results time, the National Apprenticeship Service has created a toolkit to support employers with key messaging at exam results time.
The Great British High Street 2016
08/08/2016
Encourage your local area to enter the Great British High Street Competition!
Applications Open for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Programme
08/08/2016
Do you run a successful business or social enterprise and are looking to grow?
Joining the Dots
08/08/2016
The Careers and Enterprise Company has published its first annual review, ‘Joining the dots’.
Redevelopment of science park gets off the ground
05/08/2016
The University of Wolverhampton’s £10.1 million investment in a new Science, Technology and Prototyping Centre is getting off the ground.
First glimpse of what refurbished Civic Halls will look like
21/07/2016
City of Wolverhampton Council has revealed the first artist’s impressions of the new-look Civic Halls.
Black Country LEP works alongside Jobcentre Plus
21/07/2016
The Black Country LEP works alongside Jobcentre Plus as one of the key partners who can help businesses move towards ambitious growth aspirations, whilst also reinvesting in local communities.
New Transport Secretary hears how road and rail schemes will kick start Midlands Engine
21/07/2016
Tackling the bottlenecks at the heart of the UK’s road and rail networks will unlock faster economic growth and help the Midlands prosper in an increasingly competitive global market place, new Transport Secretary Chris Grayling heard today.
Major boost for Black Country households and businesses as Fibre Broadband project passes 20,000 premises milestone
21/07/2016
More than 20,000 businesses and households are now able to access high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the ambitious Black Country Broadband Project, lead partners Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and BT announced today.
Physical activity is at the heart of new vision for the WMCA
20/07/2016
An exciting and ambitious new plan to increase physical activity across the West Midlands is being developed.
Going for manufacturing growth in the Black Country
20/07/2016
Manufacturing is set to grow as work begins on one of the hubs of a new flagship manufacturing skills centre in the heart of the Black Country.
Aston Martin boss gives WMCA’s Productivity and Skills Commission a flying start
20/07/2016
Dr Andy Palmer CMG, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd, has agreed to chair the West Midlands Combined Authority’s (WMCA) Productivity and Skills Commission.