Archive: October, 2012

Midlands Arts Centre Chair appointed as Creative City Champion

Posted by lepadmin - October 31, 2012 - Creative City Partnership, Newsroom, Place

The Board of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has appointed Anita Bhalla OBE, broadcaster and Chair of the Midlands Arts Centre (MAC), to chair the Creative City partnership. The Birmingham Creative City initiative was launched in October 2011 and is aimed at securing investment for cultural and creative activities in the …

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GBSLEP response to Lord Heseltine’s review

Posted by lepadmin - October 31, 2012 - Heseltine Review, Newsroom

Speaking in response to the publication of Lord Heseltine’s report ‘No Stone Unturned’ Andy Street, Chair of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership, said: “The debate about the future of the economic development is one we warmly welcome and it is appropriate that the discussion is being kicked off in Birmingham as we …

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The Skills Show

Posted by lepadmin - October 30, 2012 - Uncategorized

‘Have a Go’ at the Skills Show short argumentative essay The UK’s biggest skills and careers event, The Skills Show is a unique annual celebration that will inspire the fashion designers, web developers and engineers of tomorrow with exciting opportunities in further education, skills and Apprenticeships. Held at the NEC Birmingham from 15-17 November, the …

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GBSLEP welcomes Regional Growth Fund announcement

Posted by lepadmin - October 24, 2012 - Business, Newsroom, Regional Growth Fund

Today’s announcement of Regional Growth Fund allocations by the Government have been welcomed by the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership. Included in the £124 million announced by Government for the West Midlands was a £20m allocation for a business support project called Green Bridge which is led by the GBSLEP in partnership with …

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Figures show 16,300 increase in private sector job growth in GBSLEP area

Posted by lepadmin - October 24, 2012 - Economic performance, Newsroom

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics have shown that the Greater Birmingham area experienced an increase in private sector employment of 16,300 between September 2010 and September 2011. The Board of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership were presented at their meeting on Wednesday (October 24) with the figures compiled from …

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GBSLEP welcomes Regional Growth Fund Round Three announcement

Posted by lepadmin - October 22, 2012 - Business, Newsroom, Regional Growth Fund

Today’s announcement of allocations in Round Three of the Regional Growth Fund  have been welcomed by the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership. Included in the £124 million announced by Government for the West Midlands was a £20 million allocation for a business support project called Green Bridge which is led by the GBSLEP in …

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Regional Growth Fund Round 3

Posted by lepadmin - October 13, 2012 - Business, Regional Growth Fund

The third round of allocations from the Regional Growth Fund was made on October 13 2012 and saw a total of £1.055 billion awarded 130 bids, attracting £6 billion of private investment. The projects will create or safeguard 240,000 jobs. A total of 17 allocations were made in the West Midlands worth a total of £124 …

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White paper sets out GBSLEP’s Strategy for Growth

Posted by lepadmin - October 8, 2012 - Newsroom, Strategy For Growth

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has launched its ‘Strategy for Growth’ white paper today, which sets out how the LEP aims to unlock growth and prosperity across the area Focusing on the three pillars of business, people and place, the document outlines the five key priorities that have to be tackled …

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