A flourishing Wolverhampton company has been highlighted by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) as a leading example of the strength of the Black Country finance sector.
Over 150 guests from public and private sector organisations, bodies and businesses in the Black Country were presented with an up-date on the transformation of the Black Country economy at the Black Country LEP Annual Conference on Wednesday 11 May at West Bromwich Albion Football Club.
The Black Country Consortium is releasing the annual ‘Black Country Annual Economic Review, 2016’ highlighting the Black Country’s current position and relative economic performance against national indicators via Twitter from 9 May 2016.
David Woakes, one of the Black Country LEP’s first Enterprise Advisers is calling for senior level business volunteers to get involved in connecting young people and the world of work as part of the national Careers & Enterprise Company Enterprise Adviser programme.
Due to the on-going popularity of our ‘Bite Sized’ Management and Leadership courses, limited places are now available for courses in our Spring/Summer 2016 programme.
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills are currently undertaking Area Based Reviews to identify the best institutional structure to offer high quality provision based on the current and future needs of learners and employers.
You are invited to attend the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership Annual Conference for 2016.
Business Leaders from the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (BCLEP) have expressed their shock and sadness at the sudden death of their fellow Board member and Sandwell Leader, Councillor Darren Cooper.
The Black Country LEP is still seeking applications from senior level business volunteers to become Enterprise Advisers and continue the rollout of the Careers & Enterprise Company Enterprise Adviser initiative across secondary schools in the Black Country.
Tom Westley, Black Country LEP board member reflects on the successes of MIPIM and looks ahead to continuing driving forward the Black Country’s reputation as a first-class destination for investment.
A total of £5bn of private sector leverage has been secured by Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) to date as part of a list of headline figures announced today (22 March) at the LEP Annual Conference.
Greater Birmingham’s presence at global real estate show MIPIM (15-18 March, Cannes) has been hailed a success by regional stakeholders, with landmark announcements and the biggest-ever events programme attracting more than 700 delegates, a 101% increase on 2015.
The Black Country LEP will launch an interactive platform, HVM City, designed to support the advancement of leading design, manufacturing and engineering opportunities in the Black Country at MIPIM 2016 today, Thursday 17 March.
More than £250million from the Chancellor’s 2016 Budget will fuel the ambitions of the ‘Midlands Engine for Growth’.
City of Wolverhampton Council Strategic Director: Place Tim Johnson will showcase major Wolverhampton development opportunities at MIPIM 2016 in France on Wednesday.
The Black Country LEP has been recognised as one of the top 5 cost-effective LEPs by the fDi Magazines European Cities and Regions of the Future ranking 2016/17. The team were presented with a certificate marking their success on 15 March at MIPIM 2016.