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LEP Programme Delivery Board meets in Wyre Forest

Posted by lepadmin - May 26, 2017 - Uncategorized

The Programme Delivery Board of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership held its first ever meeting outside central Birmingham when it met at Wyre Forest House on Thursday 25 May. The Board is chaired by Chris Loughran, the Deputy Chair for Delivery of the LEP, and has members  drawn from a number of […]

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Dr David Hardman crowned BYPY 2017 Inspiring Leader

Posted by lepadmin - May 22, 2017 - Uncategorized

Dr David Hardman MBE, CEO of Innovation Birmingham, has been recognised as the 2017 ‘Inspiring Leader’ at the 17th annual Birmingham Young Entrepreneur of the Year (BYPY) awards.   BYPY is one of the region’s highest profile award ceremonies, recognising and rewarding the most talented individuals in Birmingham’s business community. The event, which was held […]

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Meet the Board Directors – Andrew Cleaves

Posted by lepadmin - June 30, 2016 - Blog, Uncategorized

Andrew Cleaves has recently changed his role on the LEP Board from ‘Improving Connectivity’ to ‘Improving Skills’. Andrew spoke to us the challenges ahead and the achievements he is most proud of. What is your role in the LEP? I have recently changed my role on the LEP from Transport and Digital Connectivity to leading […]

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June 2016 Board update

Posted by lepadmin - June 30, 2016 - Board Meeting Round-ups, Uncategorized

June’s Board meeting was kindly hosted by Mills and Reeve. Partner Steve Allen welcomed the Board and gave a introduction to the firm, its history and recent successes. The Board welcomed New Deputy Chair for Delivery Chris Loughran and Cllr Greg Chance, Deputy Leader portfolio holder for transport, planning and regeneration at Redditch BC Cllr […]

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£47 million investment makes its mark on Greater Birmingham

Posted by lepadmin - June 17, 2016 - Uncategorized

More than £47 million of Local Growth Fund has been awarded to projects across the region, which will help to create 32,000 jobs, build 10,000 new homes and unlock 500,000 sqm of commercial floor space, the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) revealed at its Annual General Meeting today (Friday 17 June). The […]

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Greater Birmingham’s ‘Today, Tomorrow and Beyond’ showcased to investors at MIPIM 2016

Posted by lepadmin - February 29, 2016 - Uncategorized

Greater Birmingham has today unveiled its largest-ever events programme, showcasing the region’s leading investment offer at global real estate show MIPIM (15 -18 March, Cannes). Comprising 20 events and 32 speakers, the three-day programme is designed to highlight the investment, development and occupier opportunities available across Greater Birmingham. Flagship schemes will feature alongside exclusive project […]

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Major milestone for new national college in Birmingham

Posted by adminbackup - November 5, 2015 - Newsroom, Uncategorized

Design for National College for High Speed Rail in Birmingham unveiled Public being consulted before planning application is submitted   Members of the public are being invited to share their thoughts on the vision for the new National College for High Speed Rail headquarters which is to be built in Birmingham.  The latest designs for […]

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Hold the date for VENTUREFEST WM!

Posted by lepadmin - March 17, 2015 - Uncategorized

Tuesday 30th June 2015, The Gallery, NEC Birmingham Venturefest WM provides a day of networking opportunities, along with a forum for presenting practical advice, stimulating ideas and funding options to entrepreneurs and start-ups, particularly in the science, knowledge and technology fields. The event covers a range of activities throughout the day including:   Keynote speakers […]

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GBSLEP amongst Top 9 areas for ‘Ambitious Entrepreneurs’

Posted by lepadmin - March 17, 2015 - Uncategorized

The GBSLEP area has been ranked amongst a Top 9 cluster of LEP areas for proportion of high growth expectation early-stage entrepreneurs. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) UK 2014 report, written by a team of entrepreneurship researchers from Aston and Strathclyde Business Schools, has identified that a new generation of entrepreneurs is emerging with Britain’s economic recovery […]

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Creative Alliance wins a ‘Training Provider of the Year’ Award

Posted by lepadmin - March 17, 2015 - Uncategorized

Creative Alliance have just won an award, for the second year running, in the Training Provider of the Year Awards 2015 organised by Apprenticeships 4 England (sub-contractor category). Based in Birmingham, Creative Alliance works to enable talent to get into and get on in the creative and cultural industries by providing careers and enterprise education and […]

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