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New director joins WMCA leadership team
05/10/2017
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) continues to build its leadership team by appointing Dr Julie Nugent as its new director of productivity and skills.
EnTRESS Inaugural Workshop
05/10/2017
The Environmental Technology and Resource Efficiency Support Service (EnTRESS) in collaboration with the University of Wolverhampton’s Doctoral College is very pleased to invite you to its inaugural workshop on Bioplastics.
Blyth Group Recruitment Fair (Meet the Buyer)
05/10/2017
Are you an independent tradesman or small construction industry business?
Even higher standards and new vehicles en route for passengers as West Midlands Bus Alliance is renewed
04/10/2017
Bus passengers across the West Midlands can look forward to even higher standards of service and reliability thanks to a landmark agreement being renewed.
Thousands of jobs and almost £4billion for economy detailed in HS2 Strategy
03/10/2017
‘People, place and connectivity’ are the focus of a new East Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy, revealing how the planned high speed rail network could add thousands of jobs and billions of pounds to the region’s economy.
500 businesses in the Black Country benefit from free skills training
02/10/2017
Over 500 businesses in the Black Country have benefited from free skills training this year through Black Country LEP initiatives to help businesses in the region raise productivity and boost business growth, by upskilling their staff.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our October newsletter
02/10/2017
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.
Very light rail bid given go ahead
29/09/2017
Work to create the world’s leading research and innovation centre for very light rail is set to go ahead after a multi million funding bid is approved.
Government confirms Birmingham bid for the Commonwealth Games 2022
29/09/2017
Birmingham is to be the UK’s official candidate city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has announced.
CBRE hail Interchange project as invaluable to city
28/09/2017
Wolverhampton Interchange project has been hailed at Business Week as a unique selling point for investment and development in the city.
Westside phase one could deliver almost 1,000 jobs
27/09/2017
Economic analysis by Urban&Civic’s planning consultant, Lichfields, shows the Westside development first phase could deliver almost 1,000 jobs to the City of Wolverhampton.
Drive Midlands Supplier Readiness Event
22/09/2017
Drive Midlands has assembled a group of senior people from within the automotive industry to share their insights on the latest automotive opportunities and how to get into better shape to capitalise on them.
 £3.7m backing for Wednesfield development by WMCA’s Collective Investment Fund
22/09/2017
New industrial buildings are springing up in Wolverhampton thanks to £3.7m backing from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
University to host top BBC show
21/09/2017
The University of Wolverhampton is to play host to flagship BBC1 topical debate programme Question Time.
SmallBusiness.co.uk launches new grant competition offering £5,000 a month
21/09/2017
Businesses turning over between £50,000 and £500,000 can enter for free by filling in a single form
Airfield 55, Aldridge – Speculative Industrial Development Starts on Site
20/09/2017
Work on site has commenced for a new build, 55,000 sq ft, industrial development in Aldridge, Walsall, that will see completion of the unit for occupation in April 2018.