Archive: March, 2013

£19m manufacturing supply chain fund for GBSLEP businesses launched

Posted by lepadmin - March 27, 2013 - Business, Newsroom

A £19 million programme to support and strengthen companies in the automotive and aerospace supply chains in the West Midlands has been launched. The West Midlands and Liverpool City Region Programme will help companies in the four Local Enterprise Partnership areas of Greater Birmingham and Solihull, Coventry and Warwickshire, the Black Country and Liverpool City […]

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GBSLEP Blog – Sir Albert Bore (March 2013)

Posted by lepadmin - March 27, 2013 - Blog, Heseltine Review

Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council. The ongoing campaign by local business and political leaders to secure a greater say in the power and resources available to us to drive economic growth reached an important milestone last week. In his budget, the chancellor agreed to 81 of the 89 recommendations made by Lord […]

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Paradise Circus £450 million transformation drives forward

Posted by lepadmin - March 19, 2013 - Enterprise Zone, Newsroom

The transformational redevelopment of Paradise Circus is moving forward after the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) approved an Enterprise Zone resource allocation of more then £60 million. Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet is set to approve the Full Business Case for the Paradise Circus development, which will be taken forward through an innovative […]

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GBSLEP Chair welcomes Government response to Heseltine proposals

Posted by lepadmin - March 18, 2013 - Heseltine Review, Newsroom

GBSLEP Chair Andy Street has welcomed the Government’s response to Lord Heseltine’s report ‘No Stone Unturned’. The response from Government follows the presentation by Lord Heseltine of his report with GBSLEP ‘The Greater Birmingham Project – The Path To Growth’. Andy Street, GBSLEP Chair, said: “The GBSLEP welcomes Government’s acceptance of the majority of Lord […]

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Lord Heseltine presents vision for accelerated regional economic growth in Greater Birmingham

Posted by lepadmin - March 15, 2013 - Heseltine Review, Newsroom

A report has been presented to the Chancellor showcasing how the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership would accelerate growth in the city region by using powers outlined in Lord Heseltine’s document ‘No Stone Unturned’. ‘The Greater Birmingham Project: The Path To Local Growth’ is the result of work by Lord Heseltine and stakeholders […]

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GBSLEP sets target of 21,000 new apprenticeships for Greater Birmingham and Solihull

Posted by lepadmin - March 14, 2013 - Newsroom, People, Skills

Plans to support the creation of 21,000 new apprenticeships across the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) area have been announced to mark National Apprenticeship Week. Promoting and supporting apprenticeships among employers is a priority of the GBSLEP through the Employment and Skills Board (ESB). Working with businesses across Greater Birmingham  and Solihull […]

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GBSLEP Blog – Andy Street (March 2013)

Posted by lepadmin - March 12, 2013 - Blog, Enterprise Zone

With the international property event MIPIM getting underway in Cannes today (March 13 2013) GBSLEP Chair Andy Street looks at the Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone, which is being showcased as part of the Birmingham delegation at the event. Last month, in front of an audience of more than 200 property and investment professionals at […]

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