Archive: December, 2013

Final chance to bid for funding from Green Bridge

Posted by lepadmin - December 16, 2013 - Newsroom

Companies across the West Midlands will have one final chance to bid for funding from the Green Bridge Supply Chain Programme in January, as it was revealed the first three rounds have created 1,000 jobs. The Green Bridge Supply Chain Programme is the result of a successful bid by the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local […]

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GBSLEP responds to Airports Commission interim report

Posted by lepadmin - December 16, 2013 - Newsroom

In response to the publication of the interim report by the Airports Commission into the future of the UK’s airports, GBSLEP Board Director with responsibility for transport, Andrew Cleaves, said: “The GBSLEP has championed the significant potential Birmingham Airport has in helping to solve the looming capacity crisis facing UK aviation. “While the interim report […]

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Apprenticeship campaign ends with more than 1,000 pledges

Posted by lepadmin - December 16, 2013 - Newsroom, Skills

A campaign aimed at generating interest among employers in Greater Birmingham in accessing apprenticeship grants has finished with more than 1,000 pledges by businesses made in just over three months. The campaign was launched by the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership back in August, working alongside local authorities, Sector Skills Councils, training providers, […]

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GBSLEP Blog – Andy Street (December 2013)

Posted by lepadmin - December 16, 2013 - Blog

As we reach the end of another year in the LEP’s journey, it is worth reflecting on the progress we have made in the space of 12 months. With 2013 just a few days old, a hastily convened audience of stakeholders and partners gathered at KPMG for the launch of the Greater Birmingham Project. Lord […]

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