The order officially creating the West Midlands Combined Authority came into force Friday 17 June 2016.
International delegates will visit the Black Country next week on a fact finding mission about the region’s bid to become a UNESCO Global Geopark.
The West Midlands Combined Authority’s Strategic Economic Plan (SEP), launched today, is the blueprint for the region making its mark regionally, nationally and internationally.
A week long programme of seminars, events, workshops, company visits, and briefings designed to provide information, advice and business opportunities to Walsall's resident business base.
Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust will be holding a volunteer recruitment fair on Friday 10th June as part of National Volunteers’ Week 2016. The recruitment fair will enable the local community to learn more about the volunteering opportunities that the Trust has to offer and will be held at the...
The Black Country Skills Factory has spaces remaining on the accredited leadership and management course
The Independent Transport Commission has published a report titled ‘High Speed Rail and Connected Cities: Accessible Places for Growing Economies’, which sets out the regeneration and transport benefits of high-speed rail.
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.
In their first breakfast event, Midlands Business Insider gathered business and political leaders from the West Midlands to look at the impact of devolution, the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and Midlands Engine, on the economy.
The Black Country LEP alongside the 4 Black Country local authorities; Wolverhampton, Sandwell, Walsall and Dudley received the Highly Commended Innovation Award at this year’s West Midlands Celebrating Constructions Awards.
The West Midlands will present the strength of its automotive industry to more than 10,000 visitors, as global event Automechanika Birmingham takes place in the UK for the first time next month (7-9 June, NEC, Birmingham).
A flourishing Wolverhampton company has been highlighted by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) as a leading example of the strength of the Black Country finance sector.
Over 150 guests from public and private sector organisations, bodies and businesses in the Black Country were presented with an up-date on the transformation of the Black Country economy at the Black Country LEP Annual Conference on Wednesday 11 May at West Bromwich Albion Football Club.
The Black Country Consortium is releasing the annual ‘Black Country Annual Economic Review, 2016’ highlighting the Black Country’s current position and relative economic performance against national indicators via Twitter from 9 May 2016.
David Woakes, one of the Black Country LEP’s first Enterprise Advisers is calling for senior level business volunteers to get involved in connecting young people and the world of work as part of the national Careers & Enterprise Company Enterprise Adviser programme.
Due to the on-going popularity of our ‘Bite Sized’ Management and Leadership courses, limited places are now available for courses in our Spring/Summer 2016 programme.