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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.
Mander Centre signs four major national brands, leasing over 100,000 sq ft
In a major statement of confidence in Wolverhampton, the Mander Centre has completed the signing of four new major tenants, where over 100,000 sq ft of space has been leased.
Wolves Civic works approaching major milestone
Enabling works on the Civic Halls are set to be completed within days – paving the way for the full restoration and improvement programme to begin. The £38.1 million project will see the iconic Grade II-listed building - affectionately-known as Wolves Civic - transformed into a world class venue.
Wildlife Photographer exhibition returning to city
Stunning photography featuring breath-taking images of some of the natural world’s most astounding sights returns to the City of Wolverhampton this summer.
Local careers on the right track as Midland Metro Alliance launch a light rail construction apprenticeship
Twelve people in the West Midlands will be the first to achieve a qualification in Light Rail after the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (IfATE) approves a new apprenticeship in Tramway Construction.
West Midlands bucking the trend as bus usage begins to grow
Half-price travel for under-18s and low fare zones are driving growth in bus usage in West Midlands. Fare-busting initiatives, delivered through the West Midlands Bus Alliance, are seeing the region buck the national trend of falling passenger numbers and rising fares.