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Applications Open for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Programme
Do you run a successful business or social enterprise and are looking to grow?
Joining the Dots
The Careers and Enterprise Company has published its first annual review, ‘Joining the dots’.
Redevelopment of science park gets off the ground
The University of Wolverhampton’s £10.1 million investment in a new Science, Technology and Prototyping Centre is getting off the ground.
Black Country LEP works alongside Jobcentre Plus
The Black Country LEP works alongside Jobcentre Plus as one of the key partners who can help businesses move towards ambitious growth aspirations, whilst also reinvesting in local communities.
New Transport Secretary hears how road and rail schemes will kick start Midlands Engine
Tackling the bottlenecks at the heart of the UK’s road and rail networks will unlock faster economic growth and help the Midlands prosper in an increasingly competitive global market place, new Transport Secretary Chris Grayling heard today.
Major boost for Black Country households and businesses as Fibre Broadband project passes 20,000 premises milestone
More than 20,000 businesses and households are now able to access high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the ambitious Black Country Broadband Project, lead partners Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and BT announced today.
First glimpse of what refurbished Civic Halls will look like
City of Wolverhampton Council has revealed the first artist’s impressions of the new-look Civic Halls.
Aston Martin boss gives WMCA’s Productivity and Skills Commission a flying start
Dr Andy Palmer CMG, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd, has agreed to chair the West Midlands Combined Authority’s (WMCA) Productivity and Skills Commission.
Physical activity is at the heart of new vision for the WMCA
An exciting and ambitious new plan to increase physical activity across the West Midlands is being developed.
Going for manufacturing growth in the Black Country
Manufacturing is set to grow as work begins on one of the hubs of a new flagship manufacturing skills centre in the heart of the Black Country.
Plans for flagship manufacturing skills centre submitted as part of £11.75m project
Ambitious plans to create a new manufacturing skills centre at the University of Wolverhampton’s Springfield Campus as part of a £11.75m project have been submitted.
New Midlands investment hub to be based at Baskerville House in Birmingham
A new hub – tasked with delivering more high value foreign investment projects into the Midlands region – will be located at Baskerville House in Birmingham city centre.
Dudley Canal Trust Celebrates Award for Excellence
Local attraction Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines are celebrating success, having been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2016.
Self-sufficient local government - 100 per cent business rates retention open consultation
Consultation on the government’s proposal to allow local government to retain 100% of the business rates they raise locally.
Black Country LEP kick starts Black Country Day celebrations with a special exhibition at the House of Commons
Ahead of Black Country Day on Thursday 14 July, the Black Country LEP joined forces with Ian Austin MP for Dudley North, to host a showcase of goods manufactured in the Black Country to MPs on Tuesday 12 July at the House of Commons.
Protecting your profit through Cyber Security awareness session
Wolverhampton Business Crime Reduction Group (WvBCRG), University of Wolverhampton and National Cyber Security Centre, invite you to a free Cyber awareness session aimed at Wolverhampton based businesses - 'Protecting your Profit through Cyber Security'.