Archive: April, 2016

Chamber award for Chair Andy Street

Posted by lepadmin - April 29, 2016 - Newsroom

Andy Street, Chair of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has received the President’s Award at the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) Awards. Presenting the award, Chamber President Greg Lowson said: “We have probably the best LEP in the country, and Andy can take significant credit for that success.  His role […]

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Annual Conference 2016

Posted by lepadmin - April 28, 2016 - Newsroom

Join us for the GBSLEP Annual Conference 2016 on Friday 17 June at Birmingham Town Hall and hear all about our plans for the coming year.  Doors open at 8.30am for 9.30am start. The event will finish at 11.30am. Register on line here Our conference this year will be feature updates from Board Directors Steve Hollis, Saqib Bhatti, Andrew Cleaves, Simon […]

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Meet the Executive Team – Tom Fletcher

Posted by lepadmin - April 28, 2016 - People

Tom Fletcher is our Executive Officer for Optimising Assets. Tom supports the Optimising Assets Group and Place Board and will be moving to a new role of Local Growth Fund Programme Manager.  What is your role? “I am an Executive Officer within the LEP Executive team, with responsibility for supporting the Optimising Assets agenda and our […]

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Meet the Board – Simon Marks

Posted by lepadmin - April 28, 2016 - Blog

Simon Marks is GBSLEP non-executive director for Optimising Assets. Simon, a Director of Arcadis Design and Consultancy firm, has more than 30 years experience in the delivery of major residential developments, automotive facilities, infrastructure, public sector transformation and capital projects. What is your role in the LEP? “I am the Chair and lead for the […]

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Works Coaches initiative helps 8,000 people find work

Posted by lepadmin - April 28, 2016 - Newsroom

Eight thousand unemployed people have been supported into work by the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Work Coaches initiative. The initiative was launched in 2015 following a commitment from Chancellor George Osbourne to invest in 100 new DWP work coaches in Birmingham and Solihull. […]

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