Archive: November, 2011

Marketing Birmingham joins forces with UKTI to attract inward investment

Posted by lepadmin - November 10, 2011 - Inward Investment, Newsroom

Marketing Birmingham has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), enabling the organisation to become the main point of contact for inward investment on behalf of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership. Marketing Birmingham will deal exclusively with any foreign direct investment (FDI) enquiries from UKTI and lead …

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LEPs across the UK secure new funding model for SME growth

Posted by lepadmin - November 7, 2011 - Newsroom, Regional Growth Fund

A finance model pioneered by four Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) from across the UK will provide a new way for SMEs to secure investment for growth, despite existing difficult lending conditions. Four LEPs – Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire, Greater Birmingham and Solihull and Liverpool City Region – have bid successfully for a £25 million …

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