The Big Potential investment fund launches on 18 June at The Crossing at St Paul’s in Walsall.
The Black Country Consortium is seeking to recruit an individual with specialist marketing and communications skills to join its new Black Country BeActive Partnership Board.
The Black Country Skills Factory joined projects funded by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES), to attend a skills investment showcase, called Foundations for Growth, in London last week.
Michael Fallon, Minister of State for Business and Energy, today confirmed that the Black Country has retained extensive coverage of Assisted Area status for the period 2014-2020, which permits the granting of additional financial support to organisations.
Businesses of all sizes and sectors are invited to attend the Black Country Business Support Event.
Are you a Black Country employer keen to understand the challenges that face the local employment and skills agenda and how these challenges are being addressed by other employers, Further Education, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (BCLEP) and others?
The Black Country Skills Factory delivered an interactive manufacturing challenge called ‘Spaghetti Towers’ to students at the Black Country ‘Your Future, Your Choice’ Careers and Employability event earlier this month.
The Black Country Skills Factory has joined forces with the University of Wolverhampton to sponsor SciFest 2014 and showcase High Value Manufacturing (HVM) to budding young engineers and their parents.
Places are still available on the following subsidised training courses for high value manufacturing companies in the Black Country for May 2014:
Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership Board Member Ninder Johal has been announced as the new President of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce
Companies looking to invest capital in their business to create jobs and growth may be eligible for a grant of up to 30.2%.
The Black Country LEP submitted its Strategic Economic Plan to Government on 31 March 2014, to secure funding from the Single Local Growth Fund
Businesses locating in the Black Country Enterprise Zone will benefit from tax incentives for a further three years
Places are still available on the following subsidised training courses for high value manufacturing companies in the Black Country for April 2014:
Invest Black Country has released the second Black Country Perspectives report, Aerospace Precision, focusing on the Aerospace Components Sector
Jatinder Sharma is Principal and Chief Executive of Walsall College and was invited to represent Further Education on the LEP Board