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Midlands Engine Investment Fund invests £150m into region’s businesses
The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (“MEIF”) has invested more than £150m into the Midlands’ small businesses since its launch in 2017.
Final of ‘Dragon’s Den’ style competition set to be major highlight at this year’s Venturefest WM
A ‘Dragon’s Den’ style competition which has seen dozens of West Midlands entrepreneurs secure more than £40m for their small businesses is set to be a major highlight of this year’s Venturefest WM.
Alternative Omicron grant available for Wolverhampton businesses
City of Wolverhampton Council has launched a new discretionary grant to support city businesses.
WMCA-led consortium is awarded £7.5m to retrofit social housing
A consortium led by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has been awarded £7.5m to make hundreds of social housing homes more energy-efficient and improve the lives of people across the region.
Wealth of talent joins Create Central’s growing network to champion the region’s creative industries
Create Central, the West Midlands trade body for the creative content sector, has assembled a star-studded array of home-grown industry talent to join its existing membership to act as global roving ambassadors for the region.
Innovative WMCA Apprenticeship Levy Fund tops £32m helping more than 2,280 people into training
An innovative scheme set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to fund apprenticeship training for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has now raised in excess of £32 million
Wolves at Work offers support to city’s young people during National Apprenticeship Week
Young people looking for routes into employment are being encouraged to access the support available from the city's Wolves at Work 18-24 programme during this year's National Apprenticeship Week.
Public to get their say in shaping the region’s transport system of the future
The public are from today (February 7) invited to have their say on a far-reaching strategy laying out how we can decarbonise the region’s transport system and improve services over the next two decades.
Local youngsters land apprenticeships with the Canal and River Trust thanks to kickstart scheme
22 people have secured apprenticeships at the Canal & River Trust after benefiting from the landmark Kickstart scheme to create job opportunities for 16-24-year olds.
Black Country Leaders sign up to Black Country LEP’s Economy of Together Action Plan
Unique to the Black Country the Economy of Together Action Plan has been developed to use the power and strategic position of the LEP to turbo-boost the Black Country’s social economy, and to drive inclusive economic growth.