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New bulletin to support businesses
Businesses across the Dudley borough can now keep up to date with the latest news and information from the council with the launch of a new dedicated e-bulletin.
Midlands Engine Market Visit Programme 2017 - 2018
The Midlands Engine initiative aims to boost economic growth across the Midlands including through enhanced trade and investment. Seven market visits form the core of the initial Midlands Engine programme for 2017/18.
City of Wolverhampton Council Crowned ‘Council of the Year’
City of Wolverhampton Council was crowned Council of the Year at the ‘Oscars of local government’ and also scooped three other awards at a ceremony in London on JUNE 16
Jobs boost as permission granted to convert Peel Retail Park unit
A further unit on a gateway retail park has been snapped up as its rejuvenation continues - and it delivers more jobs to the City of Wolverhampton.
West Midlands Science and Innovation Audit points the way to drive up productivity
Science and innovation could be a driving force behind the continuing economic renaissance of the West Midlands, a new report published today has concluded.
£200m Midland Metro plans presented to transport secretary Chris Grayling
Plans for the £200m extension of the Midland Metro from Wednesbury to Brierley Hill have been handed to the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling.
Council chiefs set to review Black Country regeneration blueprint
A review of the blueprint plotting development in the Black Country over the next 20 years is set to get under way – and people will soon be given the chance to have their say.
New West Midlands mayor to head the region’s largest investment and innovation event
New mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, has been named as the keynote speaker for this year’s Venturefest West Midlands to be held at the NEC Birmingham on the 27th June.
BCLM: Forging Ahead wins National Lottery support
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to save landmark community and commercial buildings from demolition and rebuild them at the Black Country Living Museum has been awarded £9.8m from the National Lottery.
Developer to hold Westside public drop-ins at Mander Centre
Westside developers Urban&Civic are holding public drop-in sessions later this month prior to the submission of an outline planning application for the £55 million scheme.
‘Wolves@Work’ delivers jobs boost for City of Wolverhampton
Wolves@Work has helped put almost 500 local people into jobs in just over four months since its official launch.
LEP encourages local businesses to support Black Country Day 2017
To celebrate the diversity and strength of business in the Black Country, the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is once again leading a social media campaign on Friday 14 July in support of Black Country Day and of local Black Country businesses.
Business Crime Workshop 2017
If you have key ideas to help, concerns about business crime, or have something to say about reporting business crime or the policing response to businesses, we would like to invite you to come and talk to us at a breakfast workshop
Coventry schemes awarded £3.7m loan by West Midlands Combined Authority Collective Investment Fund
The new West Midlands mayor has welcomed investment by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) for two Coventry city centre projects.
Midlands Engine: Market Visit to TRAKO International Railway Fair
The Department for International Trade is looking to lead a market visit to this year’s TRAKO International Railway Fair, with a bespoke programme designed to turn your export aspirations into a reality.
Free training on offer for SME staff development in the Black Country
Up to £10 million is now available for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Black Country for training. The Skills Support for the Workforce project offers fully funded training to help SMEs fill skill gaps, raise productivity and boost business growth.