The Black Country LEP is celebrating after it successfully attracted a further £4 million from the government’s Regional Growth Fund (RGF) for its Growing Priority Sectors programme.
The Black Country Skills Factory is a new employer-led education & training collaboration being coordinated by Black Country Consortium Ltd with funding via UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES).
The Highways Agency is to start work on the first of the pinch point road improvement schemes that are to be delivered in the West Midlands in April.
A £19 million programme to support and strengthen companies in the automotive and aerospace supply chains in the West Midlands has been launched.
Deals that will set twenty cities free from the Whitehall leash have been announced by the Deputy Prime Minister in a speech at Mansion House in London. The speech is the first of an annual speech slot that has now been reserved for deputy prime ministers.