Archive: July, 2015

Unprecedented plan to maximise benefits of HS2 unveiled

Posted by adminbackup - July 23, 2015 - Newsroom

Approach outlines how to maximise the benefits of HS2 for the Midlands region Full scale of ambition revealed for the first time including job creation and £14bn additional economic output The unprecedented opportunities that the arrival of High Speed Two (HS2) will bring to the West Midlands region were unveiled today (Thursday 23 July). The […]

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Greater Birmingham has potential to become a leading global location for life sciences

Posted by adminbackup - July 22, 2015 - Newsroom

An independent Life Sciences Commission initiated earlier this year by the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) publishes its report today. Minister for Life Sciences, George Freeman said: “Government is backing the Midlands as an engine for growth and this report sets out an exciting vision of the growing role that the Greater […]

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Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership welcomes the launch of the West Midlands Combined Authority’s Statement of Intent

Posted by adminbackup - July 9, 2015 - Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnerships (GBSLEP) has welcomed the Statement of Intent published by the seven Metropolitan Authorities of the West Midlands to create a Combined Authority. The LEP regards this as an important step towards enabling further economic growth at a faster pace for its region and the wider LEP areas […]

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GBSLEP Response to the Summer Budget

Posted by adminbackup - July 9, 2015 - Newsroom

Andy Street, Chair of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) said: “It is encouraging that the Chancellor has recognised the ambition of GBSLEP and its partners to drive economic growth and the good progress being made to achieve our aims. “We know that we need more people to have better skills and […]

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