Business as usual

Thursday 26th of March 2020 04:26 PM

At CWLEP we are implementing the Government guidelines to help stop the spread of Coronavirus and have adopted remote working from home. 

Do not use public transport unless absolutely necessary

Tuesday 24th of March 2020 08:36 AM

Transport bosses are today urging the public not to use buses, trains and trams unless absolutely essential to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus.

Only critical workers or people collecting essential food and medicine supplies should be using public transport from now on.

Interim CWLEP chair appointed

Monday 23rd of March 2020 01:56 PM

Nick Abell

The decision to appoint a new chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) has been delayed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Interviews to appoint Jonathan Browning’s successor have been postponed due to the on-going Covoid-19 situation.

COVID-19: New business support website

Monday 23rd of March 2020 12:11 PM

A new website has been launched which hosts all the details of the schemes which have been announced.

A full range of business support measures have been made available to UK businesses and employees.

COVID-19: New business support website

Monday 23rd of March 2020 12:09 PM

A new website has been launched which hosts all the details of the schemes which have been announced.

A full range of business support measures have been made available to UK businesses and employees.

Business as usual

Tuesday 17th of March 2020 03:03 PM

Staff at the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) will be continuing to work as usual despite the escalating Covid-19 situation.

LEP staff will remain contactable via emails, mobiles, conference calls or skype should any businesses require our support.

600 jobs to be created in Coventry

Tuesday 17th of March 2020 11:33 AM

Thomas Ashton (CAA), West Midlands Mayor Andy Street, Sergei Aleinik (Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus), Craig Humphrey (CWLEP Growth Hub) and Dmitry Sudas (Embassy of Belarus). Front, from the left, Sergey Chistov (BKM Holding) and Martyn Wheeler

A Coventry automotive design and manufacturing company has set up a new joint venture agreement with a leading electric vehicle manufacturer from Belarus which will create 600 new jobs by establishing a zero-emissions manufacturing plant in the UK.

Fiftieth sign up to pioneering activity pledge

Thursday 12th of March 2020 02:24 PM

Left-right: Kyle Thornton, Headway; Wayne Desmond, Everyone Active; Jenny Cooper, Headway; Cllr Joe Tildesley, Solihull MBC; John France, Headway; Adam Mundy, Everyone Active; Alan Johnson, Headway; Dr Mark Fosbrook

A ground-breaking campaign to encourage organisations to improve their approach to increasing participation and equality has signed up its fiftieth organisation.

LEP's economic reality check for Budget 2020 and beyond

Tuesday 10th of March 2020 11:20 AM

LEPs have set out their long term vision of what they believe is needed to underpin future local economic growth, increase productivity, and build long term business resilience in their ‘Budget 2020’ document published today.  

ESIF Growth Programme Bulletin February/March 2020

Monday 9th of March 2020 03:48 PM

Welcome to the February/March issue of the European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds Programme Bulletin. This month, alongside the usual Programme updates, we include items on the ERDF and ESF reserve funds and highlight a change in regulations relating to procurement scoring

Sean gets Mayor’s lifetime award for more than 40 years of volunteering

Monday 9th of March 2020 12:10 PM

Sean Flynn and Andy Street

An unsung hero who helped set up Birmingham’s only permanent night shelter has been given the lifetime achievement accolade in the Mayor of the West Midlands’ Community Champions awards.

Sean Flynn was chosen by the judges for his tireless work spanning more than four decades.

Registrations are open for WorldSkills UK

Tuesday 3rd of March 2020 09:08 AM

Registrations for this year’s WorldSkills UK Competitions are now open! You only have until 2 April to enter, so make sure you don't miss out.

AME most prepared sector in C&W for the UK leaving the EU

Monday 2nd of March 2020 03:07 PM

Back, from the left, Craig Humphrey and Phil Peak (CWLEP Growth Hub), Jaspal Sohal (Black Country Growth Hub). Alicia Law (BEIS), Ian McLaughlan (GBSLEP Growth Hub) and Kevin Aisbitt (Worcestershire Growth Hub). Front, Nicola Kent and Sarah Gambrall

Advanced manufacturing and engineering is the most prepared sector in Coventry and Warwickshire for the UK leaving the European Union, according to a major survey carried out in the West Midlands.

Royal visit to RSC Costume Workshop

Monday 2nd of March 2020 11:20 AM

Prince Charles visits the RSC costume workshop

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal Shakespeare Company, visited Stratford-upon-Avon where he found out more about the restoration and redevelopment work of the RSC’s Costume Workshop.