Key economic statistics, sources of funding and ways to find public sector contracts are all featured in the latest e-newsletter from the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership
Now you can afford the training that you and your team need – thanks to Skill UP – a major initiative offering £5million worth of FREE training to Black Country businesses.
Thousands of jobs have been created, worklessness has decreased and educational attainment has improved in the Black Country, according to a new report from the Black Country Consortium
Culture Secretary, Maria Miller, today announced £4.99m additional funding for superfast broadband in the Black Country
Broadband operators are other interested parties are being encouraged to respond to a consultation about the Black Country Broadband Plan, which opens today
The Black Country LEP and Walsall have been included in the top ten of a European ranking of high-potential investment areas by fdi Magazine
The very latest economic information about the Black Country will be presented at a special event later this month, and local businesses can book free places to attend online now
The Black Country is one of half a dozen areas to benefit from a new £125 million fund, thanks to cooperation between each of the areas’ local enterprise partnerships
The Black Country Skills Factory is working with the University of Wolverhampton providing subsidies of up to £2,000 off course fees for High Value Manufacturing (HVM) companies in the Black Country, for employees taking up a BEng (Hons) in Manufacturing Engineering.
The Minister for Cities, Greg Clark, formally signed the City Deal with Black Country local authorities and the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership today
The Black Country Skills Factory launched a Career Map to young people at the University of Wolverhampton’s ‘Manufacture a Career in Engineering’ event last month.
The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership hosted a ‘Meet the Funder’ event at Wolverhampton Racecourse on Wednesday 29th January
The Black Country Enterprise Zone will receive up to £6.25m to improve infrastructure so heavy duty electricity can be supplied to the i54 South Staffordshire Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering site
The number of new start-ups in the Black Country has propelled the region into the top six highest-performing areas in the UK
Launched in July 2013, the Black Country Skills Factory is an employer-led project supported by government funding whose aim is to address the skills shortages in the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) sector in the Black Country, the only scheme of this kind across the UK to focus specifically on the HVM sector.
There’s still time for companies to book their place on our free Engineering Apprenticeship Breakfast Surgery on Tuesday 4th February.