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.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
The West Midlands has received a major productivity boost today, with the launch of a new £3m Technical Academy that will help bridge the skills gap and get the region ready for the next industrial revolution.
Wolverhampton Interchange partners are celebrating contractors Galliford Try gearing up for full demolition of the city’s railway station.
Delegates from public, private and voluntary sector organisations and businesses in the Black Country joined the Black Country LEP for the Annual Conference at West Bromwich Albion Football Club this morning (21 March 2018).
The Midland Metro Alliance, in partnership with West Midlands Combined Authority and the Black Country Growth Hub, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Innovation category next month’s West Midlands Constructing Excellence Awards.
The Midlands UK Pavilion welcomed more than 4,700 visitors at global real estate show MIPIM 2018 (Cannes, France, 13-16 March), a 57% increase on 2017’s event, which attracted 3,000.
City of Wolverhampton Council has won £4.9 million of government money to help roll out full-fibre broadband infrastructure in the city.
Spectacular new images have been revealed at MIPIM in Cannes showcasing City of Wolverhampton's Interchange Commercial District vision.
No One Left Behind is back! The free to attend, social impact conference tackling the challenges young people in the Black Country are facing in the employment market, will take place on Friday 27th of April 2018 at Copthorne Merry Hill from 9:30am.
The West Midlands this afternoon (Tuesday) landed a £350 million deal to help speed up the building of thousands of new homes and meet the region’s future housing needs.