Category: Regional Growth Fund

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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HS2 Jobs and Growth Boost Birmingham

Posted by lepadmin - July 21, 2014 - Newsroom, Regional Growth Fund, Strategy For Growth, Transport

  Birmingham chosen as location for the HS2 Construction HQ, creating 1,500 jobs Transport Secretary Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, has announced the launch of a pioneering regeneration body in Birmingham that will drive local economic growth around the landmark HS2 city centre terminus station, Curzon Street. The Birmingham Curzon Regeneration Company will lead the […]

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GBSLEP welcome RGF Round Five successes

Posted by lepadmin - April 10, 2014 - Newsroom, Regional Growth Fund

On Thursday April 10 2014, the results of Round Five of the Regional Growth Fund were announced, with eight successful West Midlands bids worth £31m. Among the successful conditional bids were Birmingham manufacturers Sertec and Hydraforce Hydraulics – both bids supported by the LEP – along with the continuation of a small grants scheme run […]

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Regional Growth Fund Round Five

Posted by lepadmin - September 12, 2013 - Regional Growth Fund

Round 5 of the Regional Growth Fund will open on October 11 2013 and closes on December 9 2013. Funds will be available to bidders from the private sector seeking £1 million or more for high quality projects and programmes that leverage private sector investment and create sustainable jobs. Briefing events on Round 5 of […]

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GBSLEP welcomes allocations from Regional Growth Fund

Posted by lepadmin - July 10, 2013 - Newsroom, Regional Growth Fund

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has today (Thursday) approved an allocation to create a mezzanine loan fund across the Greater Birmingham & Solihull and the Black Country LEP areas in addition to a national tooling fund through the Regional Growth Fund. The fund, when it gets up and running later this year, will […]

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New £20 million green technologies fund launches for West Midlands businesses

Posted by lepadmin - June 11, 2013 - Business, Newsroom, Regional Growth Fund

A £20 million funding programme to help supply chain companies develop, grow and diversify within the green sector in the West Midlands has launched. The Green Bridge Supply Chain Programme is available to businesses in the local enterprise partnership areas of Greater Birmingham & Solihull, Black Country, Coventry & Warwickshire, The Marches, Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent […]

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Regional Growth Fund Round 4

Posted by lepadmin - January 24, 2013 - Regional Growth Fund

On July 10 2013, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills approved an allocation to create a mezzanine loan fund across the Greater Birmingham & Solihull and the Black Country LEP areas in addition to a national tooling fund through Round Four of the Regional Growth Fund. The the new fund, when it gets up and […]

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GBSLEP in call for ambitious businesses with growth plans to step forward

Posted by lepadmin - January 24, 2013 - Business, Newsroom, Regional Growth Fund

Businesses with growth plans that need finance are being urged to come forward and tap into support on offer through the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP). With a number of funds and schemes now online, companies in the LEP area which have expansion plans needing finance have the perfect opportunity to come […]

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GBSLEP Chair welcomes Regional Growth Fund Round Four announcement

Posted by lepadmin - January 13, 2013 - Business, Newsroom, Regional Growth Fund

The GBSLEP has today welcomed the announcement by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg MP, that a further £350 million is to be made available nationally in round four of the Regional Growth Fund. Andy Street, GBSLEP Chair, said: “The news that a further £350 million is being made available through the Regional Growth Fund is welcome […]

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