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Black Country Skills Factory to attend Dudley Manufacturing Showcase
27/09/2013
The Black Country Skills Factory will attend the Dudley Manufacturing Showcase at the Copthorne Hotel in Brierley Hill on Tuesday 1st October.
Industry experts join Skills Factory to reduce metal and foundry skills shortage in the Black Country
26/09/2013
Industry experts will deliver the first series of bite-sized training modules for the metals and foundry industries developed by the Black Country Skills Factory in a direct response to increasing concerns of skills shortages and limited training facilities in the Black Country.
Countdown is on to Advanced Engineering UK 2013
26/09/2013
There are just seven weeks to go until the Advanced Engineering UK group of events at the NEC. This year it will showcase the Black Country and Birmingham area as a brilliant place to do business
Invest Black Country to host National Aerospace Supply Chain Conference
26/09/2013
We're pleased to tell you that Invest Black Country will play host to some of the world’s biggest aerospace firms on Thursday 21 November as the ADS National Aerospace Conference comes to RAF Cosford, just north west of Wolverhampton
Black Country EU Structural and Investment Funds Strategy Draft Consultation Document
19/09/2013
This Draft Strategy Consultation document provides the overall framework, rationale for interventions and set of investment areas for use of European funding (ERDF and ESF) in the Black Country over the period 2014-20.
Assisted Areas Consultation
13/09/2013
The Government is reviewing the current map of Assisted Areas in response to new European Commission guidelines on regional aid.
Black Country businesses poised to benefit from Jaguar Land Rover expansion
13/09/2013
Black Country manufacturers are being urged by the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (BCLEP) to make the most of the latest Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) investment news.
Skills Factory subsidy kick starts career for female apprentice
10/09/2013
Lauren Speed aged 18 years from Wolverhampton is the first Apprentice to receive subsidised support from the Black Country Skills Factory commencing her Engineering Apprenticeship at 3D Tooling Technologies Ltd in August 2013.
Addressing High Value Manufacturing skills gaps
05/09/2013
The Black Country Skills Factory has launched a second programme of bite-sized training courses for High Value Manufacturing (HVM) companies in the Black Country
LEP celebrates funding success
11/07/2013
The Black Country LEP is celebrating after it successfully attracted a further £4 million from the government’s Regional Growth Fund (RGF) for its Growing Priority Sectors programme.
Skills Factory will boost training in Black Country
11/06/2013
The Black Country Skills Factory is a new employer-led education & training collaboration being coordinated by Black Country Consortium Ltd with funding via UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES).
First West Midlands Pinch Point Improvement on M6 at junction 9 near Walsall
03/06/2013
The Highways Agency is to start work on the first of the pinch point road improvement schemes that are to be delivered in the West Midlands in April.
AMSCI gives manufacturers a 19 million supply chain boost
02/06/2013
A £19 million programme to support and strengthen companies in the automotive and aerospace supply chains in the West Midlands has been launched.
Deputy Prime Minister launches more ‘City Deals’
02/06/2013
Deals that will set twenty cities free from the Whitehall leash have been announced by the Deputy Prime Minister in a speech at Mansion House in London. The speech is the first of an annual speech slot that has now been reserved for deputy prime ministers.