Archive: June, 2015

New changes to the GBSLEP board announced

Posted by adminbackup - June 29, 2015 - Newsroom

Following the recent high profile conference and AGM, the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has announced a number of new appointments. A new board director and social enterprise champion have been recruited following an exercise which saw a strong field of high calibre applicants from across the GBSLEP geography. Simon Marks, a […]

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Greater Birmingham leads British regions for foreign investment

Posted by adminbackup - June 19, 2015 - Newsroom

Region announces UK’s best foreign direct investment (FDI) figures 73 projects – the highest of any LEP area – across range of sectors Investment led by advanced manufacturing and financial & professional services firms US firms lead the surge, accounting for more than a fifth of all investments More foreign businesses invested in Greater Birmingham […]

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GBSLEP makes strides in delivering strategy with major financial boost

Posted by adminbackup - June 19, 2015 - Newsroom

As the GBSLEP holds its Annual Conference (Friday 19 June 2015) the organisation is looking back on a year that has seen a number of important advances in moving from strategy development to implementation having secured the necessary funding to start delivering a number of outlined plans. The GBSLEP has been outperforming other UK regions […]

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GBSLEP launches initiative with DWP to support local people into local jobs

Posted by adminbackup - June 19, 2015 - Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are working together to support those seeking work in Birmingham and Solihull into employment. During the last few years, the GBSLEP and its partners have worked hard to put in place initiatives that create the right economic climate […]

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GBSLEP welcomes chancellor’s confirmation of city centre enterprise zone extension

Posted by adminbackup - June 2, 2015 - Newsroom

The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne visited the region today and confirmed the commitment he made before the election to extend both the geography of GBSLEP’s Birmingham city centre Enterprise Zone (EZ) to cover the whole of the regeneration area around the HS2 city centre terminus station at Curzon, and the duration of the […]

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