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

CWLEP hosts free jobs and careers fair

Tuesday 14th of October 2014 12:00 AM

Hundreds of students will have the opportunity to sample a wide range of future careers at the first sub-regional jobs, apprenticeships and careers fair for a decade.

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:

(4) Top Firms in Coventry and Warwickshire LEP 2013

Monday 6th of October 2014 12:00 AM

This working brief analyses some of this data to highlight features of the top 100 group of firms in Coventry and Warwickshire LEP, and to explore their distribution in the area.

Bringing faster broadband to our rural areas

Friday 3rd of October 2014 12:00 AM

The latest rolling 12-month plan of Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Superfast Broadband has now been updated on the website, showing an additional 77 cabinets being brought into the rollout.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON GROWTH DEAL

Wednesday 24th of September 2014 12:00 AM

DBIS are currently developing a case for additional capital money for Growth Deal. If successful that would be announced in the Autumn Statement (scheduled for 3 December). The money would come from underspends in other government departments and requires the approval of HM Treasury.

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.

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