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Unemployed youngsters to tell business leaders about challenges of finding work
23/04/2018
Young people across the Black Country will be able to tell business leaders first hand of their difficulties in trying to get a job when a conference focussing on youth unemployment takes place this week.
Business and colleges can work together to give youngsters the skills to fill local jobs
20/04/2018
Closer ties between colleges and local business leaders are critical if we are to close the West Midlands skills gap and help youngsters fill the new jobs being created, a conference in Birmingham heard today (Friday April 20).
Organisations offered £4m funding opportunity to help people get into work
19/04/2018
Organisations are being invited to bid for more than £4 million of funding to help thousands of disadvantaged people and long-term jobseekers get into work.
HVM City: Opportunity Gateway success at West Midlands Construction Excellence Awards
18/04/2018
The West Midlands Celebrating Construction Excellence Awards were held on Friday night where Black Country LEP and WMCA picked up the top winners award of the night in the Client of the Year category
Disability and sport call for evidence
13/04/2018
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has issued a call for evidence about disability and sport – in a bid to get people moving more on a daily basis.
Midlands Engine Investment Fund deal energises Direct Digital Controls Limited
10/04/2018
Direct Digital Controls Limited has received investment from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) Small Business Loans to help further its specialisms in a number of key business sectors and grow its current workforce, making it one of the first businesses to be funded by the finance vehicle.
£3m Technical Academy opens to future-proof West Midlands manufacturing
23/03/2018
The West Midlands has received a major productivity boost today, with the launch of a new £3m Technical Academy that will help bridge the skills gap and get the region ready for the next industrial revolution.
Interchange partners celebrate as station works gear up
22/03/2018
Wolverhampton Interchange partners are celebrating contractors Galliford Try gearing up for full demolition of the city’s railway station.
Black Country LEP Conference celebrates continued economic growth
21/03/2018
Delegates from public, private and voluntary sector organisations and businesses in the Black Country joined the Black Country LEP for the Annual Conference at West Bromwich Albion Football Club this morning (21 March 2018).
Supply Chain support scoops nomination at West Midlands Constructing Excellence Awards 2018
21/03/2018
The Midland Metro Alliance, in partnership with West Midlands Combined Authority and the Black Country Growth Hub, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Innovation category next month’s West Midlands Constructing Excellence Awards.
Midlands UK presents its success story to thousands at MIPIM 2018
19/03/2018
The Midlands UK Pavilion welcomed more than 4,700 visitors at global real estate show MIPIM 2018 (Cannes, France, 13-16 March), a 57% increase on 2017’s event, which attracted 3,000.
£4.9 million broadband boost for City of Wolverhampton
16/03/2018
City of Wolverhampton Council has won £4.9 million of government money to help roll out full-fibre broadband infrastructure in the city.
Sky high vision for city centre business
15/03/2018
Spectacular new images have been revealed at MIPIM in Cannes showcasing City of Wolverhampton's Interchange Commercial District vision.
Social impact conference tackling employment challenges faced by Black Country young people
14/03/2018
No One Left Behind is back! The free to attend, social impact conference tackling the challenges young people in the Black Country are facing in the employment market, will take place on Friday 27th of April 2018 at Copthorne Merry Hill from 9:30am.
West Midlands lands £350 million deal to help meet future housing demand
13/03/2018
The West Midlands this afternoon (Tuesday) landed a £350 million deal to help speed up the building of thousands of new homes and meet the region’s future housing needs.
The Black Country recognised once again as cost effective location for business
13/03/2018
The Black Country LEP has been recognised once again as one of the top 10 cost-effective LEPs by the fDi Magazines European Cities and Regions of the Future ranking 2018/19.