Archive: November, 2014

GBSLEP APPOINTS PROGRAMME DELIVERY DIRECTOR

Posted by lepadmin - November 28, 2014 - Business, City Deal, Economic performance, Enterprise Zone, Inward Investment, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning, Regional Growth Fund, Skills, Social Enterprise, Strategy For Growth

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP)has signalled its intention to deliver the region’s economic plans by making a high profile appointment. Michael Carr will join the LEP in February as Programme Delivery Director, responsible for ensuring it makes good on the region’s growing opportunities and potential. Mr Carr will take up his […]

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November Job statistics

Posted by lepadmin - November 27, 2014 - Business, City Deal, Economic performance, Enterprise Zone, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning, Regional Growth Fund, Skills, Strategy For Growth

Novembers JSA figures continue to fall across the GBSLEP area.  View our JSA Labour Market info-graphic here Figures at the end of November record Improving economic situation and a month-on-month decrease in unemployment, across the GBS LEP area. In January 2014 unemployment stood at 54,297 Latest figures for November 40,595 A drop of 13,702 unemployed […]

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EZ Creates 1200 jobs

Posted by lepadmin - November 26, 2014 - Enterprise Zone, Newsroom, Place

Birmingham Enterprise Zone driving forward growth Birmingham’s Enterprise Zone is playing a vital role in driving forward the economy, creating hundreds of jobs and helping transform the city centre into the country’s next financial centre, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced. Figures released today (Wednesday 12 November) show the Government’s 24 enterprise zones have created […]

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Have a Go at the Skills Show

Posted by lepadmin - November 13, 2014 - Business, Event, Newsroom, People, Place, Skills, Social Enterprise, Uncategorized

National Skills Show encourages people to ‘Have a Go’ with hands on experiences to inspire the next generation One of the Midlands’ key business leaders has been trying his hand at a new skill ahead of the UK’s largest skills and careers event.  Alan Volkaerts, who is board director for the Greater Birmingham and Solihull […]

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Greater Birmingham Place Marketing Project

Posted by lepadmin - November 5, 2014 - Place

The ‘place’ positioning project has been established on the basis that cities and city regions around the world are competing for investment, visitors, talent and positive media attention. Greater Birmingham needs to stand out in this crowded and competitive global environment To maximise  the economic potential of this region we need to be clear about our competitive […]

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