Category: Strategy For Growth

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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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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30 Organisations Pledge Support to Greater Birmingham Growth Hub

Posted by lepadmin - July 31, 2014 - Business, City Deal, Enterprise Zone, Event, Newsroom, People, Place, Strategy For Growth, Uncategorized

Greater Birmingham Growth Hub moves closer with 30 organisations pledging support A host of organisations involved in supporting businesses have pledged their commitment to the creation of the Greater Birmingham Growth Hub. A total of 30 organisations – including the Chamber of Commerce, Manufacturing Advisory Service, Finance Birmingham and local authorities – have signed the […]

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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 submits Strategic Economic Plan

Posted by lepadmin - April 1, 2014 - Newsroom, Strategy For Growth

The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership has submitted a bid to Government, seeking support for a mix of game-changing schemes and shovel-ready projects projects aimed at creating jobs and boosting the economy. Included in the ambitious bid – which will be considered by Ministers and form the basis for a Growth Deal set […]

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GBSLEP unveils Strategic Economic Plan update

Posted by lepadmin - March 6, 2014 - Newsroom, Strategy For Growth

 Proposals to boost the economy of Greater Birmingham through a programme of projects and interventions starting as soon as next year have been unveiled. All 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships are currently developing Strategic Economic Plans which showcase how they are using existing resources and the new Local Growth Fund to drive economic growth. The GBSLEP […]

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Figures show 19,000 increase in private sector job growth in Greater Birmingham

Posted by lepadmin - October 23, 2013 - Economic performance, Newsroom, Strategy For Growth

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics have shown that the Greater Birmingham area experienced an increase in private sector employment of 19,000 between September 2011 and September 2012. The figures from the Business Register and Employment Survey are the latest detailed breakdown of employment patterns and provide the benchmark from which the Greater […]

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