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Construction careers for West Midlands residents
The West Midlands is set to benefit from a new scheme to assist residents looking for employment or change of career and fill a skills shortage in local construction.
£134m West Midlands Boost for Ultrafast Full Fibre Broadband
Around 334,000 more West Midlands homes and businesses are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £134m thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider.
WMCA event being staged to help small and medium-sized companies bounce back from the pandemic
Help is at hand for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the West Midlands needing support to bounce back from the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Young people in Walsall to benefit from training and career opportunities through Youth Hub
Young people from Walsall are to benefit from a new package of support to give them access to training and career opportunities.
West Midlands Cycle Hire arrives on the streets of Sandwell
Oldbury and West Bromwich are the latest towns to be added to the growing West Midlands Cycle Hire (WMCH) network following the launch in Sandwell today.
£1.9m project helps SMEs in advanced, manufacturing and engineering improve digital skills
A £1.9 million project has been launched in the West Midlands to help SMEs in advanced, manufacturing and engineering to improve their digital skills.
Co-op Fortnight 2021
This year, 21 June to 4 July, 2021 we are celebrating the benefits and diversity of co-op membership; joining a co-op is a proactive way that we can help to build back better.
Dudley furniture manufacturer secures £120k to kickstart growth plans
A Dudley-based furniture manufacturer has secured new funding to kickstart its recovery plans and expand its interior fit-out division.
AWS GetIT 2021 Winners – St James Academy
AWS GetIT is a national competition organised by Amazon Web Services to encourage girls aged 12 – 13 (year 8) to consider a career in technology
Transport minister finds out how big data is making people’s journeys faster
Government transport minister has been shown how more than three million pieces of data a day gathered from the region’s roads network is helping to reduce traffic congestion and keep people moving.
Thousands of residents across the West Midlands benefit from better qualifications and skills
Tens of thousands of residents across the West Midlands are benefiting from valuable qualifications and skills
UK equity investment increases, with the West Midlands securing £382m in 2020
The British Business Bank’s Small Business Equity Tracker 2021 published today
British Business Bank appoints new Director for the Midlands
The British Business Bank has appointed a new director to its UK Network team in the Midlands, in a move that will strengthen the Bank’s on-the-ground presence.
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Laura Shoaf announced as interim chief executive of the West Midlands Combined Authority
Laura Shoaf has today been announced as the interim chief executive of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).