Category: Inward Investment

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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Joint Working Protocol with Worcestershire, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire LEPs

Posted by lepadmin - October 30, 2014 - Better Regulation, Business, Economic performance, Enterprise Zone, Inward Investment, LEP Formation, Newsroom, People, Place, Planning, Skills, Strategy For Growth, Uncategorized

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has entered agreements with two other West Midlands local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) confirming a commitment to work together for increased economic growth for the region. GBS LEP took part in a signing on Wednesday 29 October 2014 in Birmingham,  with chairs from the Stoke & Staffordshire LEP …

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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 …

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Greater Birmingham Leads UK FDI Surge

Posted by lepadmin - July 31, 2014 - Business, Economic performance, Inward Investment, Newsroom, People, Place, Uncategorized

GBSLEP’s manufacturing sector is proving to be a magnate for record Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) cementing the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP (GBSLEP) area as the number 1 UK location for FDI with more projects being funded by foreign investors than in any other part of the UK. The UKTI report states: “Greater Birmingham and …

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Record jobs boost for Greater Birmingham & Solihull

Posted by lepadmin - June 5, 2014 - Inward Investment, Newsroom

A record number of jobs (5,988) have been created by foreign direct investment (FDI) pouring into Greater Birmingham’s digital and advanced manufacturing industries over the past year, according to new figures released today. Investment by foreign firms generated a record 4,337 new jobs in 2013/14, almost double that of the 2,439 created the previous year …

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Greater Birmingham and Solihull tops national league table for new foreign investment

Posted by lepadmin - July 24, 2013 - Inward Investment, Newsroom

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull region is one of the most successful in the UK at attracting foreign investment, according to new figures released today by UK Trade & Investment, the government department that supports investors. The area, defined by the geography of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP), topped the national …

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Marketing Birmingham joins forces with UKTI to attract inward investment

Posted by lepadmin - November 10, 2011 - Inward Investment, Newsroom

Marketing Birmingham has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), enabling the organisation to become the main point of contact for inward investment on behalf of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership. Marketing Birmingham will deal exclusively with any foreign direct investment (FDI) enquiries from UKTI and lead …

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