Launched in July 2013, the Black Country Skills Factory is an employer-led project supported by government funding whose aim is to address the skills shortages in the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) sector in the Black Country, the only scheme of this kind across the UK to focus specifically on the...
There’s still time for companies to book their place on our free Engineering Apprenticeship Breakfast Surgery on Tuesday 4th February.
You are invited to a new Meet the Funder opportunity, following a successful July event when over 200 businesses attended
The Black Country Skills Factory is pleased to launch a third programme of bite-sized training courses for High Value Manufacturing (HVM) companies in the Black Country. We are also offering subsidies to a number of existing technical training courses.
Black Country companies have one final chance to bid for funding from the Green Bridge Supply Chain Programme this month, as it was revealed the first three rounds have created 1,000 jobs
Jaguar Land Rover has launched the first significant campaign to recruit 1,400 employees at its new state-of-the-art Engine Manufacturing Centre based at the i54 business park near Wolverhampton
A draft version of the Black Country Strategic Economic Plan has been submitted to the Government and can be viewed or downloaded online right now
Employers in the Black Country’s High Value Manufacturing (HVM) sector are being offered a new Apprentice Wage Subsidy by the Black Country Skills Factory if they commence a Level 3 engineering apprenticeship from January 2014. The Skills Factory will share information about the new Level 3...
The Black Country City Deal has been agreed, which will bring new manufacturing jobs to the region
Could you play a leading role in the work needed to make the Black Country a more active and successful sporting area, and in doing inspire a Black Country generation to be active?
Companies across the Black Country are to get vital assistance and support to help them expand and prosper through a ground-breaking partnership
The launch of the Black Country Bullet, a series of successful funding bids and the creation of the Black Country Skills Factory are just a few of the highlights featured in
The latest newsletter from the Black Country LEP is out now and readers can find out about the Black Country Bullet, the LEP’s Annual Review 2012-13, essential new intelligence reports and much more
Economic barometer reports produced by the Black Country Economic Intelligence Unit are now available to download
Tom Westley is responsible for promoting the Enterprise Zones within the Black Country and ensuring the sites are returned to productive economic use as fast as possible
‘Into the Light - Enchanted City’ was a stunning illumination of Wolverhampton’s buildings in a free pilot event over two nights on 26 and 27 October