Employer Ownership: Engineering skills grants for employers

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 12:00 AM

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills currently has two new government grant schemes for employers, which provide a 50% cash match for improving the engineering skills in their workforce.

These are:

-£10 million to improve engineering careers

Open call for applications to join the ESIF Local Management Committee

Monday 13th of October 2014 12:00 AM

To ensure that the LEP area committee is fully representative of local partnerships this call for committee members is seeking individuals (in a non-remunerated capacity) that are able to represent partner groups from the following sectors:

Call for Growth Deal projects

Thursday 18th of September 2014 12:00 AM

Coventry and Warwickshire LEP (CWLEP) is anticipating that in the next few weeks they will be asked to apply for funding for the 2016/17 Growth Deal. The timeline of this will be very tight with Growth Deals expected to be announced early in 2015.

Grant helps firm keep on growing

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 12:00 AM

A book keeper and secretary who bought a company is now the owner of an enterprise that is reaping the benefits of the climb out of recession with orders set to double in the next two years and further staff set to be appointed.

National Tooling Funding Programme launched

Tuesday 5th of August 2014 12:00 AM

With the help of BIS, SMMT and the Automotive Council, Finance Birmingham has launched a National Tooling Funding Programme.

The launch was officially made by Michael Fallon, the then Minister for Business, at the Meet the Buyer event at Excel London on June 25, 2014

RGF helps plans for new £1m Warwickshire factory

Thursday 10th of July 2014 12:00 AM

An innovative engineering company in Warwickshire is applying for planning permission to build a new £1 million factory and buy state-of-the-art technology as part of a nationwide government funding scheme.