Archive: July, 2013

Event: 2014-2020 EU Structural and Investment Funds Strategy for GBSLEP: European Social Fund (ESF) Discussion

Posted by lepadmin - July 24, 2013 - Event

Date: Monday August 5 2013 Time: 1.30pm for 2pm – 5pm Venue: Solihull College Conference Centre (get directions) As the Local Enterprise Partnership  network prepares to take a greater stake in the delivery of EU funds GBSLEP has received a notional allocation of €255.8 million (£220.4 million) European Funding for the period 2014-2020. About half […]

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GBSLEP Blog: Chris Webster (July 2013)

Posted by lepadmin - July 24, 2013 - Blog, Enterprise Zone

GBSLEP Board Director with Responsibility for Maximising Public Assets and the Enterprise Zone, Chris Webster, reflects on progress being made with the Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone. Earlier this month it was announced that a joint venture partnership had been secured in order to create a 500,000 sq ft office development on the site of […]

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Raza Samar appointed to the Board of the GBSLEP

Posted by lepadmin - July 24, 2013 - Board appointments, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership has announced the appointment of Hall Green businessman Raza Samar to its Board. Father-of-three Raza is director of accountancy firm RUS Chartered Accountants, Registered Auditors and Tax Advisors which he founded in 1992 and now employs just under 20 staff and subcontractors. Born in Pakistan, Raza moved […]

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Greater Birmingham and Solihull tops national league table for new foreign investment

Posted by lepadmin - July 24, 2013 - Inward Investment, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull region is one of the most successful in the UK at attracting foreign investment, according to new figures released today by UK Trade & Investment, the government department that supports investors. The area, defined by the geography of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP), topped the national […]

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GBSLEP welcomes allocations from Regional Growth Fund

Posted by lepadmin - July 10, 2013 - Newsroom, Regional Growth Fund

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has today (Thursday) approved an allocation to create a mezzanine loan fund across the Greater Birmingham & Solihull and the Black Country LEP areas in addition to a national tooling fund through the Regional Growth Fund. The fund, when it gets up and running later this year, will […]

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Event: EU Funding Consultation

Posted by lepadmin - July 3, 2013 - Event

Date:       Friday July 12 2013 Time:      9.30am-1pm Venue:   Innovation Birmingham, Birmingham Science Park Aston, Birmingham B7 4BB You may be aware that the UK Government recently allocated the Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP approximately £220 million European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund allocations for the period 2014-2020. […]

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