The Black Country Enterprise Zone is playing a vital role in driving forward the economy, creating thousands of jobs and building a centre for excellence for the automotive sector, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced.
Update on FREE broadband and digital support for Black Country businesses.
Stewart Towe, CEO of Hadley Group and Chair of the Black Country LEP has unveiled a life size facia of No 10 Downing Street at Hadley’s Downing Street in Smethwick. This will stay in place until the end of the election period in 2015.
Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, today hailed the official launch of The Black Country Broadband Project, which intends to extend the availability of high-speed fibre broadband to 98 per cent of homes and businesses across the Black Country
The Black Country Skills Factory is continuing to support the next generation of engineers through Apprentice Wage subsidy’s offered to High Value Manufacturing (HVM) SMEs with employers encouraged to develop their apprentice’s to the next level through the Progression Subsidy.
The Black Country Skills Factory are this year’s joint-headline sponsors of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Annual Exhibition at Wolverhampton Racecourse on Thursday 18 September.
The latest edition of the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership’s newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region
Chris was appointed to the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership Board in 2012 and leads on social enterprise. He has also coordinated the production of the Black Country Green Growth Plan
As the new academic term is approaching, the Black Country Skills Factory would like to remind employers of the two types of wage subsidy we have available for high value manufacturing (HVM) companies in the Black Country taking on engineering apprentices.
The Black Country Skills Factory have launched new dates for new and existing bite-size courses for high value manufacturing (HVM) companies in the Black Country. The programme will run from early September until December 2014 and will give manufacturers the opportunity to benefit from subsidised training of up to 30% off bite-size courses brokered through the Skills Factory (subject to availability). We also offer subsidies towards a number of existing technical training courses in the Black
Businesses in the Black Country could be eligible for up to £16,000 in grant funding to support their growth – but they need to act swiftly.
Visitors to the Black Country helped generate over £825 million in revenue for the local economy in 2013, according to new figures released by Marketing Birmingham’s research arm the Regional Observatory and tourism research body, Global Tourism Solutions
Business Secretary Dr Vince Cable visited the Black Country on Thursday 24 July, meeting the LEP Board and touring leading companies Hadley Group and Moog
The Black Country has experienced a sharp increase in the number of jobs created and safeguarded by foreign owned companies over the past 12 months, according to...
The Black Country Skills Factory are offering high value manufacturing (HVM) companies in the Black Country the opportunity to benefit from subsidised training of up to 30% off bite-size courses taking place in August 2014 (subject to availability).
The latest edition of the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership’s newsletter is out now, with facts and stats about this week’s ground-breaking Growth Deal and much more