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Successful skills Speed Networking involves 200 students and 150 businesses
200 students from 14 Black Country schools and 150 business representatives attended a speed networking event last week organised by The Black Country Skills Factory in collaboration with The Black Country Chamber of Commerce.
Unemployed youngsters to tell business leaders about challenges of finding work
Young people across the Black Country will be able to tell business leaders first hand of their difficulties in trying to get a job when a conference focussing on youth unemployment takes place this week.
Business and colleges can work together to give youngsters the skills to fill local jobs
Closer ties between colleges and local business leaders are critical if we are to close the West Midlands skills gap and help youngsters fill the new jobs being created, a conference in Birmingham heard today (Friday April 20).
Organisations offered £4m funding opportunity to help people get into work
Organisations are being invited to bid for more than £4 million of funding to help thousands of disadvantaged people and long-term jobseekers get into work.
HVM City: Opportunity Gateway success at West Midlands Construction Excellence Awards
The West Midlands Celebrating Construction Excellence Awards were held on Friday night where Black Country LEP and WMCA picked up the top winners award of the night in the Client of the Year category
Disability and sport call for evidence
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has issued a call for evidence about disability and sport – in a bid to get people moving more on a daily basis.
Midlands Engine Investment Fund deal energises Direct Digital Controls Limited
Direct Digital Controls Limited has received investment from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) Small Business Loans to help further its specialisms in a number of key business sectors and grow its current workforce, making it one of the first businesses to be funded by the finance vehicle.