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Skills programme empowers Wolverhampton women
City of Wolverhampton Council’s ‘Empowering Women’ skills programme has seen 90 per cent of participants progress into further learning, training, volunteering or jobs.
National Living Wage
Thirty per cent of people wrongly believe that only workers in permanent roles are entitled to the National Living Wage/ Minimum Wage, a poll has revealed.
Contractor named for major WV Living housing site
WV Living has appointed a contractor to develop new homes at one of its largest sites in the City of Wolverhampton.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our April 2019 newsletter
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.
Five Ways Underpass to close as next stage of Metro works begin in June
Five Ways underpass will close to all traffic from Monday 3 June as works by the Midland Metro Alliance to bring West Midlands Metro services to Edgbaston gather pace.
New employer-led apprenticeship group launched
A new employer-led City of Wolverhampton Apprenticeship Group has been launched.
City residents benefit from apprentices’ experience
More than 40 city residents of all ages recently took advantage of the opportunity to speak with current and former apprentices during the recent ‘Ask an Apprentice’ event at City of Wolverhampton Civic Centre.
West Midlands bucks national trend to show strong growth in house building
The number of new homes built last year in the West Midlands has bucked the national trend to show strong growth.
Book your tickets to the Black Country Business Festival now!
The annual 2019 Black Country Business Festival starts on Monday 13 May.
Black Country Consortium Marketing Head Joins Steering Group
Katherine Birch, Communications & Marketing Manager at Black Country Consortium Ltd, has joined the steering group of the Black Country Women in Business forum.
City Learning Quarter next step gets approval
Planning permission has been granted to demolish the former Faces nightclub building as part of the ambitious City Learning Quarter scheme.
Leaving the EU: Advice for SMEs
What your business needs to know
Black Country Growth Hub is hitting refresh on its free business support signposting service!
From April 2019 Black Country Growth Hub will have an all-new dedicated Business Development team, who will be able to help you through your business journey with a variety of support options
Finance and real estate expert joins WMCA to drive investment in the region
An expert in finance and real estate will be driving major investment programmes in the West Midlands.
Plans submitted for third entrance at Snow Hill Railway Station
A planning application for a third access to Birmingham’s Snow Hill Railway Station has been submitted by the West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE).
Campaign calls on Black Country small businesses to Give an Hour to inspire young people
The Black Country LEP has launched a new campaign to encourage small employers to make a difference to the futures of young people in the Black Country. The Give an Hour campaign is targeting SMEs to offer an hour of their time to help young people prepare for the fast-changing world of work.