38 articles found

New West Midlands Combined Authority Board portfolios announced
31/05/2019
Andy Street has today announced the new top team to continue to drive the West Midlands forward.
The WMCA unveils £25m boost for adult skills
31/05/2019
Thousands of adults will benefit from better skills and jobs thanks to a £25m training boost in the West Midlands.
New National Centre for Construction Excellence to open in Wolverhampton
28/05/2019
A new national centre for construction excellence will be built in Wolverhampton, it has been announced.
All Aboard For Metro's 20th Birthday
28/05/2019
It’s party time for West Midlands Metro as the network celebrates its 20th birthday
Year 6 Pupils get a Taste of Career Opportunities
28/05/2019
Black Country LEP connects businesses and pupils
£6.8m for Midlands-wide workplace mental health pilot
27/05/2019
West Midlands Combined Authority's (WMCA) Thrive team and partners are celebrating news of a £6.8m Midlands Engine award for a workplace mental health pilot.
High streets to benefit from £62 million heritage boost
24/05/2019
New funding will bring old buildings back into use and turn them into offices, housing and creative spaces.
New £2 million local fund announced at West Midlands’ first Cycling Summit
23/05/2019
A £2 million fund has been launched to help communities make their streets safer and encourage more cycling and walking.
Pitchfest 2019 Now Open: Refer a Business!
23/05/2019
Boost your business’ profile and increase your chances of winning investment through Pitchfest 2019.
Green light given for new homes on former industrial site in Wolverhampton
22/05/2019
A former industrial site is to be transformed with the construction of 151 much-needed new homes, thanks in part to a £770,000 grant from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
More than 1,000 work placements created for unemployed young people in the West Midlands
21/05/2019
More than 1,000 unemployed young people in the West Midlands will be offered work placements in a bid to cut youth unemployment in the region.
How to grow your tourism business for free
21/05/2019
VisitBritain/VisitEngland’s relaunched Business Advice Hub provides free resources to help England tourism businesses to grow.
Black Country announced as Careers Hub to help transform careers education
20/05/2019
The Black Country is to become one of 20 Careers Hubs, following an announcement from the Secretary of State
Mayor launches “Beat the Bots” fund
20/05/2019
The Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street has today launched a £5 million “Beat the Bots” fund to help train the region’s workers for the jobs of the future.
Public backing for new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses
17/05/2019
New laws to crack down on anti-social behaviour on the region’s bus network have moved a step closer after getting overwhelming public support.
Congestion plan gets a test run during Cricket World Cup
16/05/2019
The region’s new congestion-busting transport co-ordination centre will step into action this summer as Birmingham plays host to the Cricket World Cup.