The Black Country LEP submitted its Strategic Economic Plan to Government on 31 March 2014, to secure funding from the Single Local Growth Fund
Businesses locating in the Black Country Enterprise Zone will benefit from tax incentives for a further three years
Places are still available on the following subsidised training courses for high value manufacturing companies in the Black Country for April 2014:
Invest Black Country has released the second Black Country Perspectives report, Aerospace Precision, focusing on the Aerospace Components Sector
Jatinder Sharma is Principal and Chief Executive of Walsall College and was invited to represent Further Education on the LEP Board
Key economic statistics, sources of funding and ways to find public sector contracts are all featured in the latest e-newsletter from the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership
Now you can afford the training that you and your team need – thanks to Skill UP – a major initiative offering £5million worth of FREE training to Black Country businesses.
Thousands of jobs have been created, worklessness has decreased and educational attainment has improved in the Black Country, according to a new report from the Black Country Consortium
Culture Secretary, Maria Miller, today announced £4.99m additional funding for superfast broadband in the Black Country
Broadband operators are other interested parties are being encouraged to respond to a consultation about the Black Country Broadband Plan, which opens today
The Black Country LEP and Walsall have been included in the top ten of a European ranking of high-potential investment areas by fdi Magazine
The very latest economic information about the Black Country will be presented at a special event later this month, and local businesses can book free places to attend online now
The Black Country is one of half a dozen areas to benefit from a new £125 million fund, thanks to cooperation between each of the areas’ local enterprise partnerships
The Black Country Skills Factory is working with the University of Wolverhampton providing subsidies of up to £2,000 off course fees for High Value Manufacturing (HVM) companies in the Black Country, for employees taking up a BEng (Hons) in Manufacturing Engineering.
The Minister for Cities, Greg Clark, formally signed the City Deal with Black Country local authorities and the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership today
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.