Archive: July, 2012

LEP Survey shows business fight-back continues as firms step up recruitment

Posted by lepadmin - July 28, 2012 - Business, Newsroom

Nearly a third of all businesses across the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) are seeking to recruit, according to a new survey published today. This is further good news for a region battling against high unemployment and follows new figures from the Office for National Statistics, which showed that the number of […]

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Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone takes huge step forward with approval of investment plan

Posted by lepadmin - July 26, 2012 - Business, Enterprise Zone, Place

The Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone – which is forecast to create 40,000 jobs over the next 25 years – has moved forward after an investment plan worth over £125 million to kick-start the development was approved by the Board of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership. This first phase of activity includes […]

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Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone takes huge step forward with approval of investment plan

Posted by lepadmin - July 26, 2012 - Enterprise Zone, Newsroom

The Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone – which is forecast to create 40,000 jobs over the next 25 years – has moved forward after an investment plan worth over £125 million to kick-start the development was approved by the Board of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership. This first phase of activity includes […]

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Partners sign up to support Creative City

Posted by lepadmin - July 26, 2012 - Creative City Partnership, Place

Partners from across Birmingham and the wider region have today (Thursday July 26 2012) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to drive forward Birmingham’s vision as a Creative City. The MOU brings together 11 organisations who will work together to develop partnership opportunities to support cultural and creative activities and projects. Birmingham City Council, The […]

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GBSLEP in search for technological expertise on Board

Posted by lepadmin - July 18, 2012 - Board appointments, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) is seeking a new Director to lead on the application of technology across all business sectors. The recruitment begins following the decision by Nick Bunker, President of Kraft Foods & Cadbury UK/Ireland, to step down having served since the LEP was formed in June 2011. It […]

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GBSLEP welcomes £1.5 billion Greater Birmingham City Deal

Posted by lepadmin - July 5, 2012 - City Deal, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) today welcomed the Government’s Greater Birmingham City Deal that has the potential to create nearly 11,000 new jobs. The announcement, which was made by Communities Minister Andrew Stunell, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Cities Minister Greg Clark, will give Greater Birmingham new powers to build […]

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