A Leamington-based outdoor furniture manufacturer has begun work on ambitious new expansion plans which will lead to the creation of new jobs when complete.
Productivity & Skills
A strategic advisory body to the Board on all matters related to skills, employment and productivity.
- Using skills to drive growth and create jobs – overcoming skills gaps and skills shortages to support the high value industries of the future.
- Developing skills to tackle unemployment – future-proofing the workforce and helping those without jobs to get the skills that employers need.
- Getting a better fit between education and employment – closer working between employers and schools, colleges, universities and training providers.
Board Lead: Marion Plant (North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College)
Ian Dunn (Coventry University)
Lorraine Gearing (Coventry University)
Sam Hardy (University of Warwick)
Angela Joyce (Warwickshire College Group)
Peter Brammall (Coventry College)
Sally Lucas (CWT)
Kim Mawby (Coventry City Council)
David Ayton-Hill (Warwickshire County Council)
Michelle Wilson (Advent Communications)
Mary Dunleavy (Job Centre Plus)
Lee Weatherly (MGTS)
Paul Welch (Prospects)
Martin Price (Think Higher)
Jane Benton (The Westwood Academy)
Sarah Windrum (Emerald Communications)
Sarah Pagan (CW Growth Hub)
Tracey Brown (ESFA)
Gemma Gathercole (CWLEP)
Julie Venn-Morton (Coventry City Council)
Lee Osborne (FSB)
A former global director at Jaguar Land Rover is the new chair of a taskforce set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to drive up skills in the automotive sector.
A community scheme funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) for jobseekers is giving people in Binley and Willenhall the skills to get new and better jobs.
Coventry is going back to the future as part of an £44 million programme of works to improve its city centre.
Hundreds of adults will benefit from better skills and jobs thanks to a £3.5m training boost in the West Midlands to help them make the most of opportunities across the region, such as those provid
School children from across the West Midlands found out about the range of professional service careers in the construction sector at a showcase event run in partnership with the West Midlands Comb
Interactive Futures, a celebration of the rich talent within the Leamington Spa Games Hub, saw hundreds of students, children and parents – plus leading video games names – attend the Royal Spa Cen
One of the UK’s largest independent video game developers, Mediatonic, has announced that it will open a new studio in Leamington Spa, creating at least 60 new jobs in the Warwickshire region.
A fund set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to enable more local small and medium-sized businesses to take on apprentices and upskill their staff has hit a new milestone.
We’re delighted to confirm Playground Games as an Associate Partner for Interactive Futures 2020, which is taking place in Leamington Spa on January 31st & February 1st.
Minutes and Agendas
Meeting Dates 2019