Archive: August, 2014

GBSLEP Announces Round Three of Growing Places Fund

Posted by lepadmin - August 31, 2014 - Business, City Deal, Growing Places, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has announced the launch of round three of its Growing Places Fund initiative. With up to £3m available for this round of the fund, applications are invited from 1 September to 17 October 2014. Support is being offered in the form of secured business loans as […]

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Anita Bhalla Blog

Posted by lepadmin - August 27, 2014 - Blog, Creative City Partnership, People, Place, Social Enterprise

Young Digital and Diverse Ideas and creativity turns base materials into world class products – the creative industries are vital in all sectors of the economy including exports, attracting £1.25 Billion to the local economy. Birmingham’s cultural and creative sector is now ready to step out of the long shadows cast by London, Manchester and […]

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Positive trend continues as JSA claimant rate in Greater Birmingham decreases faster than the national rate

Posted by adminbackup - August 14, 2014 - Newsroom

Following the national trend, figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) confirm continued employment growth in the Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP region, as the number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance (JSA)  drops to 4.9%. Maintaining a continuous month on month decrease, the number of claimants has  fallen to 45,122 across the […]

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Strategic Housing Needs Study Workshop

Posted by lepadmin - August 1, 2014 - Place, Planning, Strategic Spatial Framework Plan

Strategic Housing Needs Study Workshop   On 31 July 2014 the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership Spatial Planning Group held a half-day workshop presenting the outcomes of Stages 1 and 2 of the Strategic Housing Needs Study and outlining the approach to Stage 3.  The event was attended by more than 80 people […]

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