Archive: October, 2014

Joint Working Protocol with Worcestershire, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire LEPs

Posted by lepadmin - October 30, 2014 - Better Regulation, Business, Economic performance, Enterprise Zone, Inward Investment, LEP Formation, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning, Skills, Strategy For Growth, Uncategorized

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has entered agreements with two other West Midlands local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) confirming a commitment to work together for increased economic growth for the region. GBS LEP took part in a signing on Wednesday 29 October 2014 in Birmingham,  with chairs from the Stoke & Staffordshire LEP […]

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Greater Birmingham to Define Its Story As Global Competition Heats Up

Posted by lepadmin - October 29, 2014 - Business, City Deal, Creative City Partnership, Enterprise Zone, Growing Places, Inward Investment, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning, Strategy For Growth, Uncategorized

Greater Birmingham to define its story as global competition heats up GBSLEP and partners set out to strengthen area’s ‘sell’ in bid for investment and tourism   The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has commissioned Marketing Birmingham to develop a regional strategy that will strengthen the area’s reputation across global markets, in […]

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The Skills Show November 13-15th 2014

Posted by lepadmin - October 27, 2014 - Business, Event, Newsroom, People, Skills, Social Enterprise, Strategy For Growth, Uncategorized

The Skills Show 2014 13 – 15 November at the NEC Birmingham The Skills Show, the nation’s largest skills and careers event, is helping to shape the future of a new generation. Attracting over 75,000 visitors, the show provides hands-on experiences that inspire young people to explore further education, skills and Apprenticeships. The Skills Show is […]

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NEW MARKETS FOR CREATIVE & DIGITAL BUSINESSES

Posted by lepadmin - October 27, 2014 - Creative City Partnership, Newsroom, People, Place, Social Enterprise

NEW MARKETS FOR CREATIVE & DIGITAL BUSINESSES 4th Nov2014 Colleagues from the  creative/digital businesses and business support organisations are invited to attend NEW MARKETS FOR CREATIVE & DIGITAL BUSINESSES workshop on the 4th November 2014 in Birmingham. This innovation lab will help creative and digital businesses sell their products and services into the growing Low Carbon and […]

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Board Directors

Posted by lepadmin - October 13, 2014 - Uncategorized

Directors of the LEP are drawn from the private sector, local authorities and Universities and Colleges. There are a total of 18 Directors, nine from the business community, seven from local authorities and two representing higher/further education. The LEP is business-led and business community representatives have been recruited with the aim of reflecting the geography of the […]

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Norman Cave

Posted by lepadmin - October 2, 2014 - Uncategorized

Norman Cave’s career in education spans some 30 years.  He became Principal of Bournville College in 2002.  Bournville College is a large general further education college based in the South-West of Birmingham. Norman’s representative interests include: Member of West Midlands Business Forum;Board Director of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership; FE College representative […]

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