Archive: March, 2014

GBSLEP welcomes BBC commitment to Birmingham and ‘Guerrilla Group’ project

Posted by lepadmin - March 25, 2014 - Newsroom

BBC Director for Strategy and Digital James Purnell speaking in Birmingham last night (Monday) has provided further detail about the future of digital broadcasting in the city following an initial announcement back in October. The speech at the ReThink Media conference at Birmingham City University committed the BBC to using Birmingham as the centre for …

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HS2 a ‘catalyst for change’, says GBSLEP

Posted by lepadmin - March 17, 2014 - Newsroom

In his report titled ‘HS2 Plus’ published today (Monday March 17 2014) HS2 Chairman David Higgins encourages Government to bring forward the timeline for the service. In response, Andrew Cleaves, GBSLEP Board Director with responsibility for transport, said: “We are encouraged by David Higgins’ commitment to accelerating the delivery of HS2 so that the UK …

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GBSLEP unveils Strategic Economic Plan update

Posted by lepadmin - March 6, 2014 - Newsroom, Strategy For Growth

 Proposals to boost the economy of Greater Birmingham through a programme of projects and interventions starting as soon as next year have been unveiled. All 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships are currently developing Strategic Economic Plans which showcase how they are using existing resources and the new Local Growth Fund to drive economic growth. The GBSLEP …

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