Category: City Deal

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Sign up for Superfast Broadband

Posted by lepadmin - September 24, 2014 - Business, City Deal, Creative City Partnership, Economic performance, Enterprise Zone

The Government’s rollout of superfast broadband has now reached more than 1 million homes and businesses across the UK. Andrew Cleaves, board director for GBSLEP responsible for connectivity, said:  “In the GBSLEP region we have seen real progress in the improvement of world-class digital infrastructure that is so important to helping business and stimulating growth. […]

Read More

Special Event – Delivering Growth Plans and Opportunities

Posted by lepadmin - September 23, 2014 - City Deal, Enterprise Zone, Event, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning

Delivering Growth Plans and Opportunities A keynote speech by Sir Albert Bore Leader of Birmingham City Council, Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership & ‘Question Time’ style Q&A panel  Venue: AHR – Colmore Plaza – 20 Colmore Circus Queensway, Birmingham B4 6AT. Date: 14 October 2014 Time:  Arrival from 7.30 for a 8.00 a.m. start –  Close 10.00am […]

Read More

GBSLEP Announces Round Three of Growing Places Fund

Posted by lepadmin - August 31, 2014 - Business, City Deal, Growing Places, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has announced the launch of round three of its Growing Places Fund initiative. With up to £3m available for this round of the fund, applications are invited from 1 September to 17 October 2014. Support is being offered in the form of secured business loans as […]

Read More

30 Organisations Pledge Support to Greater Birmingham Growth Hub

Posted by lepadmin - July 31, 2014 - Business, City Deal, Enterprise Zone, Event, Newsroom, People, Place, Strategy For Growth, Uncategorized

Greater Birmingham Growth Hub moves closer with 30 organisations pledging support A host of organisations involved in supporting businesses have pledged their commitment to the creation of the Greater Birmingham Growth Hub. A total of 30 organisations – including the Chamber of Commerce, Manufacturing Advisory Service, Finance Birmingham and local authorities – have signed the […]

Read More

GBSLEP welcomes £1.5 billion Greater Birmingham City Deal

Posted by lepadmin - July 5, 2012 - City Deal, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) today welcomed the Government’s Greater Birmingham City Deal that has the potential to create nearly 11,000 new jobs. The announcement, which was made by Communities Minister Andrew Stunell, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Cities Minister Greg Clark, will give Greater Birmingham new powers to build […]

Read More

GBSLEP develops its plans

Posted by lepadmin - December 1, 2011 - City Deal, Newsroom, Strategy For Growth

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has set out its plans to make the area a world class city region to more than 150 representatives from the local business community. Chair Andy Street detailed the GBSLEP’s Strategy for Growth at a Business Engagement Event, held at Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Thursday 24 […]

Read More