Archive: October, 2011

Regional Growth Fund Round 2

Posted by lepadmin - October 31, 2011 - Business, Regional Growth Fund

On October 31 2011, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced 119 projects had been successful in Round 2 of the Regional Growth Fund. Discussions are ongoing with a further ten bidders about their projects. In total, over 490 bids were received totalling £3.3 billion. Round 2 conditional allocations will total £950 million […]

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Culture Minister in Birmingham to launch Creative City Initiative

Posted by lepadmin - October 25, 2011 - Business, Creative City Partnership, Newsroom

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey will today urge West Midlands business leaders to invest in creative industries as part of ambitious plans to boost the economy of Greater Birmingham and Solihull. The Minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries will launch ‘Creative City’ – a groundbreaking Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) project […]

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