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Action plan proposed to unlock land for housing and jobs
01/09/2017
An action plan to unlock hundreds of hectares of land for housing and commercial use is to be considered by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
British Business Bank launches first £120million tranche of Midlands Engine Investment Fund
01/09/2017
The British Business Bank has announced the first wave of its £250m Midlands Engine Investment Fund
Trading with Europe Live
01/09/2017
Europe is the most important regional market for UK exports and the Midlands. Trading with Europe currently represent some 45% Midlands exports and has been this level for some time; it is literally a second home market for most UK companies.
Julia Goldsworthy appointed director of strategy for West Midlands Combined Authority
25/08/2017
Devolution expert Julia Goldsworthy is to join the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) as director of strategy.
Stars of screen and sport back the Birmingham 2022 Bid
24/08/2017
Hollywood stars Julie Walters and David Harewood are joining with over 60 top sports stars to back Birmingham’s bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Black Country SMEs encouraged to apply for free skills training
24/08/2017
Businesses in the Black Country are being urged to take advantage of free training that is being offered to small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to help upskill staff, raise productivity and boost business growth.
Supporting Your Business To Reach New Heights
22/08/2017
Aston Programme For Small Business Growth is looking for entrepreneurs who are ready to take their early stage business to the next level.
Transport-Led Development in the Midlands
18/08/2017
Ensuring regional growth and connectivity through the delivery of transport and infrastructure schemes
Leamington Spa bowled over to be part of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Bid
17/08/2017
Royal Leamington Spa’s Victoria Park, home of Bowls England and the English National Bowls Championships, has today been revealed as the Lawn Bowls and Para Lawn Bowls venue for Birmingham’s 2022 Bid.
Black Country Call for built environment experts. Join the Black Country Garden City Panel
17/08/2017
The Black Country Garden City is an ambitious initiative to increase the quantity and raise the quality of new housing in the Black Country.
Oldbury Viaduct – M5 junctions 1-2 progress update
15/08/2017
The next stage of Highways England’s main repair works on the M5 between junctions 1 and 2 (Oldbury Viaduct) went live at the end of July.
The Future of British Manufacturing
14/08/2017
The Black Country Growth Hub in collaboration with Lloyds Banking Group has developed a breakfast event called “The Future of Manufacturing”
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Programme
11/08/2017
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme addresses the support gap for growth-orientated small businesses, helping them to unlock their economic and job creation potential.
FSB Steps to Start-Up Conference
10/08/2017
A conference for those thinking of starting up a business or in the embryonic stages of business
Basketball and Urban Street Festival at the heart of Birmingham’s bid
10/08/2017
Birmingham’s Victoria Square would transform into a sporting and cultural landmark for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, as the bid team unveils the city centre location as the venue for 3x3 Basketball and 3x3 Wheelchair Basketball.
Villa Park will host spectacular Rugby 7s tournament
08/08/2017
Rugby 7s is a fantastic showcase of sport, demonstrating energy, skill and passion, with both players and fans actively engaging in the game.