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New Skills Factory training for manufacturing management  kicks off with Employment Law
30/03/2015
The Black Country Skills Factory will begin their programme of 12 bite-sized and accredited leadership and management courses, with Basic Employment Law on Wednesday 15 April. The one-day course will be delivered at leading UK manufacturer, Thomas Dudley Ltd and provide an opportunity for delegates...
March LEP eNews is available now
26/03/2015
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
Black Country Skills Factory launches Leadership and Management Programme
13/03/2015
The Black Country Skills Factory is launching a programme of 12 bespoke bite-sized and accredited leadership and management courses which aim to up-skill the operational leaders of manufacturing supply chain companies (i.e. supervisors and managers).
Collaboration takes centre stage as Greater Birmingham reveals MIPIM events programme
26/02/2015
Greater Birmingham will unite to showcase the sheer scale of the region’s investment offer at next month’s global real estate show MIPIM (10-13 March in Cannes, France) as part of its comprehensive events programme, launched today.
Black Country Skills Factory hosts first Apprenticeship Event  in partnership with the Skills Funding Agency
25/02/2015
The Black Country Skills Factory, part of the Black Country LEP, is leading the way in supporting employers to understand and support apprenticeships through delivering targeted advice sessions, the first to be delivered in central England in partnership with the National Apprenticeship Service’s...
March and April 2015 training courses
25/02/2015
Black Country high value manufacturing (HVM) companies can benefit from subsidised training support through the Black Country Skills Factory and bite-size courses taking place in March and April 2015 (subject to availability).
Tipton company shows how to win Government contracts
25/02/2015
SMEs can now bid for Government contracts like never before.
The Black Country achieves second highest national growth rate
23/02/2015
New official figures confirm that the Black Country heads the table for growth in the Midlands and is the second highest performer amongst national Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas for economic growth in 2013.
Black Country LEP Annual Review Published
12/02/2015
The Black Country LEP Annual Review has now been published for 2014, outlining the LEP's plans for the future.
Latest LEP eNews is available now
12/02/2015
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
Black Country Growth Deal centre stage at Wolverhampton Civic Hall
05/02/2015
The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership’s Growth Deal was signed today by Greg Clark, Universities, Science and Cities Minister and Stewart Towe, Black Country LEP Chair.
£24m Expansion of Black Country Growth Deal
29/01/2015
The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership has agreed an expansion to its Growth Deal with the Government which will see an extra £24m invested in the Black Country between 2016 and 2021.
Cabinet Minister Justine Greening visits Black Country to see Growth Deal in action
29/01/2015
The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership today agreed an expansion to its Growth Deal with the Government which will see an extra £24 million invested in the Black Country between 2016 and 2021.
Black Country Skills Factory supports 100th Apprentice
15/01/2015
The Black Country Skills Factory is supporting its 100th Apprentice through its innovative programme of investment in skills across the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) sector since July 2013. Nick Fletcher, aged 18 years, is currently undertaking his apprenticeship as an Apprentice Turner at J...
Understanding Apprenticeships. Breakfast events for companies
09/01/2015
2015 breakfast meetings aimed at helping businesses take full advantage of apprenticeships and gain impartial information and advice in the Black Country.
Phase four bite-size courses launched by Skills Factory
07/01/2015
The Black Country Skills Factory has launched a fourth programme of bite-size courses to be delivered from January to late April 2015.