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Registration open for online apprenticeship service
The Department for Education and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) are from today (13 February 2017) encouraging large employers to sign up and register for the apprenticeship service, in readiness for the launch of the apprenticeship levy on 6 April 2017.
Inspiring Innovation for Black Country SMEs 2017
Black Country Growth Hub presents : Inspiring Innovation for Black Country SMEs 2017
Greater Birmingham to enter the spotlight at MIPIM
Greater Birmingham, part of the inaugural Midlands-wide delegation attending MIPIM 2017, has revealed the comprehensive events programme it is hosting at the global real estate show (Cannes, France, on 14th-17th March).
Pitchfest WM 2017 – Applications Now Open
Pitchfest is a unique pitching competition - an opportunity for entrepreneurs with start-up, early stage and growth businesses to increase their profile in front of a national audience of investors.
M5 J1-2 Oldbury Viaduct: Major Renewal Scheme
Highways England have started preparatory work for a major concrete repair and waterproofing scheme on the M5 Oldbury Viaduct between junctions 1 and 2, in advance of the main scheme which is planned to start after Easter 2017.
Black Country Artist Ken Wood returns for a second exhibition at the Portal
The Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust is excited to welcome back Black Country artist Ken Wood to the Portal in a brand new exhibition.
HS2 go-ahead to power West Midlands renaissance
The news that Royal Assent is to be granted today (Thu 23 Feb) for the high-speed rail route between London and the West Midlands has been welcomed across Greater Birmingham, Coventry and the Black Country.
Midlands Connect chair Sir John Peace welcomes granting of Royal Assent for HS2
The chair of Midlands Connect has welcomed the news that Royal Assent is to be granted today (Thu 23 Feb) for phase one of HS2 between the West Midlands and London.
Creative England Live 2017: Synthesise CE50 announcement
Creative England are proud to announce they are celebrating CELive 2017: Synthesise today, a celebration between creativity and technology.
Birmingham welcomes first Aero Engine Forum to UK
International platform for Midlands Aerospace Alliance annual conference
New manager appointed to develop business for flagship project
The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Business Development Manager for the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) – part of the ambitious £11 million project to regenerate the former Springfield Brewery in Wolverhampton.
Work starts on new Oldbury manufacturing facility for Steel & Alloy
The first stage of a major new £27m manufacturing facility commenced in Oldbury this week with a ceremony to mark the start of construction.
Black Country Economic Review sets the scene  for annual Black Country LEP Conference
Black Country Consortium to issue latest economic trends via twitter from 27 February via @BlackCountryLEP
Sir Clive Woodward kicks off new Degree Apprenticeship for University
Sir Clive Woodward OBE, former England Rugby Union player and coach, will kick off a new Degree Apprenticeship at a University of Wolverhampton Breakfast Event on Thursday 9th March 2017 – during National Apprenticeship Week.
2017 UK Energy Innovation Awards open for entries
As energy networks move to increase engagement with third party innovators, competition for a place on this year’s shortlist is set to be fierce.
Drive Midlands presents: The Future's Bright, The Futures Electric
Drive Midlands is holding a series of events around vehicle electrification.