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Black Country City Deal signed
03/02/2014
The Minister for Cities, Greg Clark, formally signed the City Deal with Black Country local authorities and the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership today
Skills Factory launches career map at careers event
03/02/2014
The Black Country Skills Factory launched a Career Map to young people at the University of Wolverhampton’s ‘Manufacture a Career in Engineering’ event last month.
Black Country businesses make the most of LEP Meet the Funders event
31/01/2014
The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership hosted a ‘Meet the Funder’ event at Wolverhampton Racecourse on Wednesday 29th January
Black Country Enterprise Zone additional £6.25m to improve infrastructure
29/01/2014
The Black Country Enterprise Zone will receive up to £6.25m to improve infrastructure so heavy duty electricity can be supplied to the i54 South Staffordshire Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering site
Black Country identified as an entrepreneurial hotspot
28/01/2014
The number of new start-ups in the Black Country has propelled the region into the top six highest-performing areas in the UK
Black Country Skills Factory transforming skills in the High Value Manufacturing Sector
24/01/2014
Launched in July 2013, the Black Country Skills Factory is an employer-led project supported by government funding whose aim is to address the skills shortages in the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) sector in the Black Country, the only scheme of this kind across the UK to focus specifically on the...
Limited places left on our Apprenticeship Breakfast Surgery
21/01/2014
There’s still time for companies to book their place on our free Engineering Apprenticeship Breakfast Surgery on Tuesday 4th February.
Meet the Funder Event, 29 January, Wolverhampton Racecourse
16/01/2014
You are invited to a new Meet the Funder opportunity, following a successful July event when over 200 businesses attended
Phase three bite-size courses launched and other new training subsidies
09/01/2014
The Black Country Skills Factory is pleased to launch a third programme of bite-sized training courses for High Value Manufacturing (HVM) companies in the Black Country. We are also offering subsidies to a number of existing technical training courses.
Final chance to bid for funding from Green Bridge
08/01/2014
Black Country companies have one final chance to bid for funding from the Green Bridge Supply Chain Programme this month, as it was revealed the first three rounds have created 1,000 jobs
Jaguar Land Rover launches recruitment campaign at its new Engine Manufacturing Centre
08/01/2014
Jaguar Land Rover has launched the first significant campaign to recruit 1,400 employees at its new state-of-the-art Engine Manufacturing Centre based at the i54 business park near Wolverhampton
Strategic Economic Plan draft submitted to Government
07/01/2014
A draft version of the Black Country Strategic Economic Plan has been submitted to the Government and can be viewed or downloaded online right now
Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship Progression Subsidy launched  for Black Country High Value Manufacturers
03/01/2014
Employers in the Black Country’s High Value Manufacturing (HVM) sector are being offered a new Apprentice Wage Subsidy by the Black Country Skills Factory if they commence a Level 3 engineering apprenticeship from January 2014. The Skills Factory will share information about the new Level 3...
Black Country City Deal agreed to create 5,800 new manufacturing jobs
12/12/2013
The Black Country City Deal has been agreed, which will bring new manufacturing jobs to the region
BeActive Chair and Independent Board Member Recruitment
10/12/2013
Could you play a leading role in the work needed to make the Black Country a more active and successful sporting area, and in doing inspire a Black Country generation to be active?
Growth Factory to boost Black Country businesses
06/12/2013
Companies across the Black Country are to get vital assistance and support to help them expand and prosper through a ground-breaking partnership