Archive: June, 2014

GBSLEP Blog – Raza Samar (June 2014)

Posted by lepadmin - June 26, 2014 - Better Regulation, Blog

Many of you will be aware of the work being done here in Greater Birmingham as one of the two regulatory pathfinder LEPs. In essence, this means the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership was asked by Government to get together with the many different regulators that companies have to work with, to find […]

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Birmingham shortlisted for High Speed Rail College

Posted by lepadmin - June 13, 2014 - Newsroom, Transport

Birmingham has been shortlisted by Government to host the National College for High Speed Rail which will train thousands of people in the skills necessary to deliver the HS2 project. The bid prepared and submitted by the partners involved in the GBSLEP bid in April would seek to create a global centre to provide the skills […]

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Record jobs boost for Greater Birmingham & Solihull

Posted by lepadmin - June 5, 2014 - Inward Investment, Newsroom

A record number of jobs (5,988) have been created by foreign direct investment (FDI) pouring into Greater Birmingham’s digital and advanced manufacturing industries over the past year, according to new figures released today. Investment by foreign firms generated a record 4,337 new jobs in 2013/14, almost double that of the 2,439 created the previous year […]

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Greater Birmingham, Solihull and Black Country SMEs bank on new £56million growth fund

Posted by lepadmin - June 4, 2014 - Business, Newsroom

Businesses across Greater Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country have an opportunity to access finance to grow and create jobs as part of a £56million Mezzanine Fund. The fund will be the largest individual growth capital fund for small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) in the West Midlands. Managed by Finance Birmingham, a growing provider […]

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