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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.
Black Country LEP will showcase investment opportunities at MIPIM
Renowned for its ability to drive innovation, the Black Country is a first-class investment destination writes Black Country LEP board member Tom Westley as he joins the Greater Birmingham delegation to MIPIM.
Black Country to build Britain’s biggest ever Garden City to meet unprecedented demand
Britain’s biggest ever Garden City will be built across some 30 towns near to and within Wolverhampton, in the heart of the Black Country, the region has announced today.
Midlands comes together on an unprecedented scale to win £14 billion of investment
The Midlands has today set out its stall to win £14 billion from global investors as part of its plan to turn itself into one of the world’s leading regional economies.
Black Country to build Britain’s biggest ever Garden City writes Chris Handy, Black Country LEP Board Member
The American Consul to Birmingham once described the Black Country to be “black by day and red by night.” This was in 1868. The modern Black Country is very different but that mighty industrial legacy remains.
Black Country LEP seeks Enterprise Advisers to connect the world of education to the world of work
After the successful launch of the Careers & Enterprise Company Enterprise Adviser Programme in 2015, the Black Country LEP is now seeking a second wave of senior level business volunteers (Enterprise Advisers) to continue the rollout of the initiative across secondary schools in the Black Country.
Find out all things Black Country LEP with our March newsletter
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.
Understanding Apprenticeships
Join the Black Country LEP and Black Country Growth Hub at a breakfast meeting aimed at helping employers looking to recruit new apprentices, take full advantage of apprenticeships in the Black Country and gain impartial information and advice from industry experts.
New bite-sized management and leadership courses launched for Spring and Summer 2016
Due to continuing demand and following the success of the ‘bite sized’ management and leadership courses launched in 2015, the Black Country Skills Factory has launched a further programme of courses for Spring/Summer 2016.
Fibre Broadband Boost for more than 10,000 Black Country Businesses and Homes
More than 10,000 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.
City of Wolverhampton ‘Vision 2030’ launched
Leader of the City of Wolverhampton Council, Roger Lawrence has unveiled the New Horizons: Our Vision for the City of Wolverhampton in 2030 to city partners. The document, details how the city can secure a sustainable, successful future for the next generation of Wulfrunians, and was drafted...
Consultation continues for West Midlands Combined Authority
The emerging West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is consulting on its proposed role and functions. A survey on the WMCA website is live until 8 February 2016 and people are encouraged to take part and leave feedback.