Archive: October, 2013

Figures show 19,000 increase in private sector job growth in Greater Birmingham

Posted by lepadmin - October 23, 2013 - Economic performance, Newsroom, Strategy For Growth

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics have shown that the Greater Birmingham area experienced an increase in private sector employment of 19,000 between September 2011 and September 2012. The figures from the Business Register and Employment Survey are the latest detailed breakdown of employment patterns and provide the benchmark from which the Greater […]

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GBSLEP Social Enterprise Survey

Posted by lepadmin - October 15, 2013 - Social Enterprise

During the consultation for the Strategy for Growth, one of the common messages from stakeholders was that social enterprise should be a more prominent theme and that it could play a important role in the future direction and policy of the LEP. The most recent estimates suggesting across the wider West Midlands some 157,000 jobs were supported […]

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Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone take huge step forward

Posted by lepadmin - October 14, 2013 - Enterprise Zone, Newsroom

Plans to extend the Midland Metro and regenerate Centenary Square have taken a major step forward after being approved by the city council’s cabinet. This is the first major infrastructure project brought forward through the Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone Investment Plan, supporting growth and investment in the city centre. The Greater Birmingham & Solihull […]

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Health and Safety Forum to deliver Birmingham business boost

Posted by lepadmin - October 10, 2013 - Better Regulation

Firms keen to hear the latest updates on health and safety in the workplace are being encouraged to attend a dedicated event being held later this month. Birmingham City Council’s Regulation and Enforcement Division will be hosting a free of charge Business Forum at the Thinktank on Monday October 14, which will give companies an […]

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