ESIF Growth Programme Bulletin September 2018

Tuesday 9th of October 2018 03:25 PM

Welcome to the September 2018 issue of the European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds Programme Bulletin. This month, alongside the usual Programme updates, we include news of the Technical Notices on ESI Funds and word on a new dedicated E-CLAIMS support function.

Business and development land – have your say

Tuesday 2nd of October 2018 09:40 AM

You might be aware that Coventry and Warwickshire local Authorities and the Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership have recently commissioned some research into the market for employment land and premises in the sub-region, and particularly whether this is meeting business needs

Exporting to and expanding your business in Germany

Monday 24th of September 2018 08:56 AM

Germany is the largest economy in Europe and the fourth strongest in the world with GDP of over €3 trillion. It is the West Midlands and UK’s largest export market in Europe and its consistently strong economic performance offers long-term growth potential for UK businesses.

Over 1,000 students trained to reduce the skills gap

Monday 17th of September 2018 01:34 PM

Over 1,000 young people have had the opportunity to learn a new trade at an enhanced construction learning facility at Royal Leamington Spa College since it opened three years ago to address a construction industry skills gap across the region.

Employment growth in West Midlands outpaces rest of England

Monday 17th of September 2018 10:14 AM

Employment in the West Midlands has grown faster than anywhere else in England over the past 12 months, according to new Regional Labour Market figures.

More than 75,000 jobs were created in the region between June 2017 and June 2018.

Vacancy for temporary communications officer role

Thursday 13th of September 2018 02:31 PM

Solihull Council needs an experienced communicator to join the team to cover for maternity leave - the timescales is nine-12 months from October 2018.

This position may suit a communicator within your ranks that might benefit from this opportunity as a secondment.