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Call for young people to help improve ways into work
A new project to reduce youth unemployment across the West Midlands is seeking the views of 16 to 24-year-olds at a series of workshops this month.
Zero Emission Vehicle Summit
The international Zero Emission Vehicle Summit will take place 11 to 12 September 2018.
New director of communications joins the WMCA senior team
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has appointed Simon Wren to its newly-created director of communications role.
West Midlands businesses have a week left to sign up for Thrive at Work
Small businesses in the West Midlands are being reminded there’s just a week left to sign up for a pioneering project designed to boost their employees’ health and wellbeing.
City Housing Fair back with free advice and support
City of Wolverhampton will stage its second Housing Fair of the year on Sunday, September 23 as part of this year’s Business Programme.
Bold borough vision is launched
A major initiative to boost transport links, create vibrant town centres and help businesses grow across Dudley borough was launched today.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our September 2018 newsletter
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
Act fast to secure place at annual Business Breakfast
Members of the city’s businesses community are being urged to act fast if they want to book their place at Wolverhampton’s annual Business Breakfast.
West Midlands to become UK’s first large-scale 5G testbed
Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton to become 5G hubs after winning national competition
Pipers Row reopens with completion of latest phase of Wolverhampton tram extension
The latest phase of the tram extension in Wolverhampton has been completed – with Pipers Row now reopened in the city.
2018 City jobs fair will offer hundreds of opportunities
The fourth annual City Jobs Fair, which has been organised as part of the build up to the Wolverhampton Business Programme, will be held in the WV1 Suite at Molineux Stadium (WV1 4QR) on Friday 14 September from 9am to 1pm.
£680,000 improvements underway at Walsall St Paul’s bus station
Work has started on £680,000 improvements to Walsall St Paul’s bus station – which will be the first station to be repainted in new West Midlands Transport (WMT) branding.
Solving the Productivity Puzzle: Productivity through People – A networking and speaker event at Aston Business School
By adopting High Performance Workplace Practices, a business can become more productive and develop a better engaged workforce.
New transport system will be sprinting for success at Commonwealth Games
Top athletes are not the only ones aiming to be in peak condition for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham – the region’s transport system is also looking to be fast out the blocks.
Another reason to celebrate for 16 to 18-year-olds
Young people receiving exam results this summer have another reason to celebrate – they can now get 50% discounts on bus, train and tram travel for free.
Black Country Sport and Physical Activity Awards
There are thousands of people across the Black Country doing fantastic things to inspire people to lead healthier, fun and active lives, from netball to boccia, football to zumba.