Midlands Engine launches new prospectus

Friday 4th of December 2015 12:00 AM

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Sajid Javid, was in Birmingham today where he presented the Midlands Engine Prospectus at a launch summit, which was also attended by senior politicians and business leaders from the East and West Midlands.

Funding boost to improve skills in C&W

Friday 20th of November 2015 12:00 AM

The Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) has received funding from a new national organisation set up by the government to improve skills in the area.

Major Chinese investment in West Midlands automotive company

Friday 20th of November 2015 12:00 AM

West Midlands automotive company CAD CAM Automotive (CCA) has completed a multi-million pound investment deal with China Red Sun Group which paves the way for a major expansion programme which will create up to 1,000 new jobs.

Additional comment from CWLEP on devolution

Tuesday 17th of November 2015 12:00 AM

Jonathan Browning, Chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP said: “We are pleased that this deal has been agreed which means Coventry, supported by the overall Coventry and Warwickshire LEP, can really seize some opportunities which exist to further improve the economy of the area.

Coventry music venue gets £50k worth of finance to get off the ground

Wednesday 11th of November 2015 12:00 AM

Pure rock ‘n’ roll and hard-nosed business sense have combined to create a brand new live music venue in Coventry.

The Empire, in Far Gosford Street, threw open its doors in August and will play host to The Enemy later in November and is expected to attract a range of acts to the city.