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Wolverhampton company powering Midlands Engine
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.
The Black Country is gearing itself up for global competitiveness. Black Country LEP Annual Conference builds confidence across the business
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.
Black Country Consortium to release latest economic trends via Twitter ahead of the Black Country LEP Annual Conference
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.
Black Country Enterprise Adviser calls for more volunteers from business to get involved and connect young people with the world of work
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.
Limited places available on bite-sized management and leadership courses
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.
Black Country Further Education Colleges - employers’ views requested
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.
Black Country LEP Annual Conference 2016
You are invited to attend the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership Annual Conference for 2016.
Councillor Darren Cooper
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.
Reminder for applications to become a careers Enterprise Adviser
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.
Black Country LEP reflects on MIPIM 2016 successes
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.
LEPS reveal £5 billion invested by private sector to boost local growth
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 delegation reflects on “historic week” at MIPIM
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.
Black Country launches High Value Manufacturing City  interactive platform at MIPIM 2016
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.
Midlands Engine for Growth fuelled by Budget 2016
More than £250million from the Chancellor’s 2016 Budget will fuel the ambitions of the ‘Midlands Engine for Growth’.
Wolverhampton regeneration to get MIPIM Cannes showcase
City of Wolverhampton Council Strategic Director: Place Tim Johnson will showcase major Wolverhampton development opportunities at MIPIM 2016 in France on Wednesday.
Black Country LEP recognised as a cost effective location for businesses
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.