Category: Place

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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EZ Creates 1200 jobs

Posted by lepadmin - November 26, 2014 - Enterprise Zone, Newsroom, Place

Birmingham Enterprise Zone driving forward growth Birmingham’s Enterprise Zone is playing a vital role in driving forward the economy, creating hundreds of jobs and helping transform the city centre into the country’s next financial centre, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced. Figures released today (Wednesday 12 November) show the Government’s 24 enterprise zones have created […]

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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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Greater Birmingham Place Marketing Project

Posted by lepadmin - November 5, 2014 - Place

The ‘place’ positioning project has been established on the basis that cities and city regions around the world are competing for investment, visitors, talent and positive media attention. Greater Birmingham needs to stand out in this crowded and competitive global environment To maximise  the economic potential of this region we need to be clear about our competitive […]

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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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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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NEW HIGH SPEED RAIL COLLEGE SUCCESS FOR BIRMINGHAM

Posted by lepadmin - September 30, 2014 - Enterprise Zone, Newsroom, Place, Skills, Transport

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) has today confirmed it has been successful in its bid to establish the National College for High Speed Rail in the city.  This important win underlines Birmingham’s credentials as a centre of excellence for rail engineering and demonstrates how it is best placed and ready for the […]

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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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