Category: Social Enterprise

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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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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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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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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GBSLEP Social Enterprise Survey

Posted by lepadmin - October 15, 2013 - Social Enterprise

During the consultation for the Strategy for Growth, one of the common messages from stakeholders was that social enterprise should be a more prominent theme and that it could play a important role in the future direction and policy of the LEP. The most recent estimates suggesting across the wider West Midlands some 157,000 jobs were supported […]

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