Category: People

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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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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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 […]

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Have a Go at the Skills Show

Posted by lepadmin - November 13, 2014 - Business, Event, Newsroom, People, Place, Skills, Social Enterprise, Uncategorized

National Skills Show encourages people to ‘Have a Go’ with hands on experiences to inspire the next generation One of the Midlands’ key business leaders has been trying his hand at a new skill ahead of the UK’s largest skills and careers event.  Alan Volkaerts, who is board director for the Greater Birmingham and Solihull […]

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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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The Skills Show November 13-15th 2014

Posted by lepadmin - October 27, 2014 - Business, Event, Newsroom, People, Skills, Social Enterprise, Strategy For Growth, Uncategorized

The Skills Show 2014 13 – 15 November at the NEC Birmingham The Skills Show, the nation’s largest skills and careers event, is helping to shape the future of a new generation. Attracting over 75,000 visitors, the show provides hands-on experiences that inspire young people to explore further education, skills and Apprenticeships. The Skills Show is […]

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NEW MARKETS FOR CREATIVE & DIGITAL BUSINESSES

Posted by lepadmin - October 27, 2014 - Creative City Partnership, Newsroom, People, Place, Social Enterprise

NEW MARKETS FOR CREATIVE & DIGITAL BUSINESSES 4th Nov2014 Colleagues from the  creative/digital businesses and business support organisations are invited to attend NEW MARKETS FOR CREATIVE & DIGITAL BUSINESSES workshop on the 4th November 2014 in Birmingham. This innovation lab will help creative and digital businesses sell their products and services into the growing Low Carbon and […]

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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 […]

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Anita Bhalla Blog

Posted by lepadmin - August 27, 2014 - Blog, Creative City Partnership, People, Place, Social Enterprise

Young Digital and Diverse Ideas and creativity turns base materials into world class products – the creative industries are vital in all sectors of the economy including exports, attracting £1.25 Billion to the local economy. Birmingham’s cultural and creative sector is now ready to step out of the long shadows cast by London, Manchester and […]

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