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Leaving the EU: Advice for SMEs
29/03/2019
What your business needs to know
Black Country Growth Hub is hitting refresh on its free business support signposting service!
28/03/2019
From April 2019 Black Country Growth Hub will have an all-new dedicated Business Development team, who will be able to help you through your business journey with a variety of support options
Finance and real estate expert joins WMCA to drive investment in the region
28/03/2019
An expert in finance and real estate will be driving major investment programmes in the West Midlands.
Plans submitted for third entrance at Snow Hill Railway Station
28/03/2019
A planning application for a third access to Birmingham’s Snow Hill Railway Station has been submitted by the West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE).
Campaign calls on Black Country small businesses to Give an Hour to inspire young people
26/03/2019
The Black Country LEP has launched a new campaign to encourage small employers to make a difference to the futures of young people in the Black Country. The Give an Hour campaign is targeting SMEs to offer an hour of their time to help young people prepare for the fast-changing world of work.
Mander Centre signs four major national brands, leasing over 100,000 sq ft
25/03/2019
In a major statement of confidence in Wolverhampton, the Mander Centre has completed the signing of four new major tenants, where over 100,000 sq ft of space has been leased.
Wolves Civic works approaching major milestone
25/03/2019
Enabling works on the Civic Halls are set to be completed within days – paving the way for the full restoration and improvement programme to begin. The £38.1 million project will see the iconic Grade II-listed building - affectionately-known as Wolves Civic - transformed into a world class venue.
Wildlife Photographer exhibition returning to city
25/03/2019
Stunning photography featuring breath-taking images of some of the natural world’s most astounding sights returns to the City of Wolverhampton this summer.
Local careers on the right track as Midland Metro Alliance launch a light rail construction apprenticeship
25/03/2019
Twelve people in the West Midlands will be the first to achieve a qualification in Light Rail after the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (IfATE) approves a new apprenticeship in Tramway Construction.
West Midlands bucking the trend as bus usage begins to grow
24/03/2019
Half-price travel for under-18s and low fare zones are driving growth in bus usage in West Midlands. Fare-busting initiatives, delivered through the West Midlands Bus Alliance, are seeing the region buck the national trend of falling passenger numbers and rising fares.
Former world champion Shanaze Reade becomes West Midlands Cycling and Walking Ambassador
22/03/2019
Former BMX and track cycling World Champion Shanaze Reade has today been announced as the first West Midlands Cycling and Walking Ambassador.
Green light for £28m congestion package
22/03/2019
A £28m package of measures to help manage congestion and keep the West Midlands moving has been given the green light.
WMCA to introduce new framework for £610m investment to accelerate delivery of land for housing and jobs
22/03/2019
Over half a billion pounds of funding to help unlock land and accelerate the creation of new homes and jobs will be delivered through a single framework by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Hoardings go up around i9 office development site
22/03/2019
Hoardings have gone up ahead of enabling works starting this spring on the new eye-catching modern office development, i9.
Annual Black Country LEP Conference celebrates continued economic success
21/03/2019
On Thursday 21 March over 200 delegates from public and private sector organisations and businesses from across the Black Country joined the Black Country LEP for the Annual Conference at West Bromwich Albion Football Club.
Multi-million pound deal will see derelict Black Country site brought back to life
21/03/2019
One of the biggest derelict sites in the Black Country is to be brought back to life thanks to a multi-million pound deal that will also see hundreds of new jobs for local people.