Archive: May, 2013

GBSLEP welcomes Department for Transport allocations to support economic growth

Posted by lepadmin - May 31, 2013 - Newsroom, Transport

The Department for Transport has today (Friday) approved bids worth more than £10 million from the Local Pinch Point Fund for improvements that will benefit economic growth projects in the GBSLEP. These were: Birmingham City Council – Birmingham Ring Road, facilitating access to the Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone – £3.9 million Centro – West …

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GBSLEP to hold Annual Conference

Posted by lepadmin - May 24, 2013 - Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership will be holding its Annual Conference at Villa Park on Wednesday June 26. The event will feature presentations from GBSLEP Chair Andy Street and Deputy Chair Steve Hollis, showcasing the progress the LEP has made over the last 12 months. Andy Street said: “Our journey over the …

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GBSLEP Blog – Wade Lyn (May 2013)

Posted by lepadmin - May 24, 2013 - Better Regulation, Blog

GBSLEP Board Director with responsibility for Better Regulation and Managing Director of Island Delight, Wade Lyn, reflects on efforts to improve the way regulators work with business. As the owner of a small business myself, I know only too well about the barriers regulation can present to companies and their growth aspirations. It can cloud …

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GBSLEP backs Birmingham Airport submission

Posted by lepadmin - May 21, 2013 - Transport

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership has supported Birmingham Airport’s submission to the Airports Commission, which was issued on Tuesday May 2013 . In its submission to its inquiry the Airport outlined five ways to make the best use of spare capacity and encourage growth across the country. The submission was drafted in response …

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GBSLEP welcomes Government’s commitment to HS2 in Queen’s Speech

Posted by lepadmin - May 8, 2013 - Newsroom, Transport

Following today’s announcement of two new bills regarding HS2 in the Queen’s Speech, Andrew Cleaves, GBSLEP Board Director with responsibility for transport, welcomed the legislation. He said: “From the very beginning, the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership has been supportive of the Government’s creation of a high-speed rail network in the UK. “The …

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