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Autumn Statement

Second wave of growth deals
The government announced it will allocate a further £1billion from the local growth fund for a second wave of growth deals as a national competition. The Black Country LEP and partners have developed a project pipeline for this round, but the LEP is always interested in new private sector led investment proposals and has an expression of interest form.

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Reduced costs of Apprentices
Employer National Insurance contributions for apprentices under 25 will be abolished from April 2016.


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£100,000 of National Lottery funding up for grabs to celebrate community spirit in the West Midlands
Following the huge success of the first Mayor’s Community Weekend last year, communities across the West Midlands are being given double the cash to host celebrations this summer.
Invitation to Tender Support for Black Country Energy Steering Group
Tender for an individual or organization to provide technical and administrative support to the Black Country Energy Steering Group for 2019-20
WMCA confirms Youth Combined Authority plans
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) says it wants to “see the world through the eyes” of young people - after its board approved funding for a new Youth Combined Authority (YCA).

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