The Black Country’s thriving automotive industry remains open for business post-Brexit, as part of a cluster of global automotive research, engineering and manufacturing excellence.
The Black Country LEP (BCLEP) will attend the Advanced Engineering 2016 show when it returns to the NEC in Birmingham on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 November.
Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines are inviting visitors to join them on Saturday 5th November to celebrate with a free 30 minute boat trip at their first ever Festival of Light, supported by the Celebrate programme of the Big Lottery Fund.
The latest plans by the University of Wolverhampton to transform a derelict brewery into a £100m education hub for construction and the built environment have been given the green light.
City Deal ‘Working Together’ is a pilot project which aims to increase the employability and employment of 2,800 long-term unemployed and economically inactive Black Country social housing tenants, and move 900 of them into work over a three year delivery period.
City of Wolverhampton Council Strategic Director of Place, Tim Johnson, will today (Wednesday 19 October) officially announce at MIPIM UK an exciting design competition for the city’s prestigious i9 site within the Interchange development.
On Friday 30 September 2016, the Black Country LEP was awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ award at the 2016 Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) Regional Local Enterprise Partnerships Small Business Friendly Awards. The Highly Commended Award under the Local Enterprise Partnership Recognition Award category acknowledges the great work of LEPs for small businesses across the region.
Rise Up Yoga recognised for encouraging more people to get active
Greater Birmingham regions will join forces to showcase their leading investment offer at national real estate show MIPIM UK for the first time. (19 – 21 October 2016, Olympia, London).
The Black Country LEP has delivered its first Business Breakfast for young people today, 7 October, at Leasowes High School through the Enterprise Adviser Programme.
Directors will support and hold the General Manager appointed to lead the Communities In Sync accountable for achieving the partner development and financial objectives of the Company.
The Careers & Enterprise Company has invested £240,000 through their Investment Fund to support young people across the Black Country to develop their careers in key transformational sectors.
SMEs across the Black Country are being given the opportunity to grow their businesses by tapping into a new European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded scheme led by the City of Wolverhampton Council, working in partnership with Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall councils.
Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines are celebrating receiving a grant from the Big Lottery Fund for their first ever Festival of Light event this November.
‘2 Years On’ follows the progress of Talent Match Black Country now celebrating its second year of outstanding achievements.
The University of Wolverhampton’s Apprenticeship Hub was officially opened in the presence of local guests and dignitaries.