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Black Country Further Education Colleges - employers’ views requested
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills are currently undertaking Area Based Reviews to identify the best institutional structure to offer high quality provision based on the current and future needs of learners and employers.
Black Country LEP Annual Conference 2016
You are invited to attend the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership Annual Conference for 2016.
Councillor Darren Cooper
Business Leaders from the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (BCLEP) have expressed their shock and sadness at the sudden death of their fellow Board member and Sandwell Leader, Councillor Darren Cooper.
Reminder for applications to become a careers Enterprise Adviser
The Black Country LEP is still seeking applications from senior level business volunteers to become Enterprise Advisers and continue the rollout of the Careers & Enterprise Company Enterprise Adviser initiative across secondary schools in the Black Country.
Black Country LEP reflects on MIPIM 2016 successes
Tom Westley, Black Country LEP board member reflects on the successes of MIPIM and looks ahead to continuing driving forward the Black Country’s reputation as a first-class destination for investment.
LEPS reveal £5 billion invested by private sector to boost local growth
A total of £5bn of private sector leverage has been secured by Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) to date as part of a list of headline figures announced today (22 March) at the LEP Annual Conference.
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.