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06/10/2016
The Careers & Enterprise Company has invested £240,000 through their Investment Fund to support young people across the Black Country to develop their careers in key transformational sectors including Advanced Manufacturing, Building Technologies, Transport Technologies, Environmental Technologies...
27/09/2016
The University of Wolverhampton’s Apprenticeship Hub was officially opened in the presence of local guests and dignitaries.
19/09/2016
The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Chief Executive to get its Elite Centre of Manufacturing (ECMS) hubs off the ground.
15/09/2016
Young learners rubbed shoulders with business leaders at the official opening of an apprenticeship training centre in the heart of the Black Country.
14/09/2016
As part of the wider City Deal offer the ‘Working Together’ project aims to increase the employability and employment of 2,800 long-term unemployed and economically inactive Black Country social housing tenants and move 900 of them into work over a 3 year delivery period.
05/09/2016
Due to continuing demand and following the success of our bite-sized management and leadership courses, the Black Country Skills Factory has launched a further programme of courses for Autumn/Winter 2016-17.
08/08/2016
The Careers and Enterprise Company has published its first annual review, ‘Joining the dots’.
05/08/2016
The University of Wolverhampton’s £10.1 million investment in a new Science, Technology and Prototyping Centre is getting off the ground.
20/07/2016
Manufacturing is set to grow as work begins on one of the hubs of a new flagship manufacturing skills centre in the heart of the Black Country.
18/07/2016
Ambitious plans to create a new manufacturing skills centre at the University of Wolverhampton’s Springfield Campus as part of a £11.75m project have been submitted.
05/07/2016
The Black Country Growth Hub at the Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, in collaboration with the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, invite you to join us for an early evening networking event to celebrate Black Country Day with businesses.
04/07/2016
A consultation on the Mayoral West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) Functions Scheme starts on Monday 4 July at 9:00am until midnight on Sunday 21 August.
23/06/2016
To celebrate the diversity and strength of business in the Black Country, the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is leading a social media campaign on Thursday 14 July in support of Black Country Day and of local Black Country businesses.
25/05/2016
The Black Country Skills Factory has spaces remaining on the accredited leadership and management course
13/05/2016
The West Midlands will present the strength of its automotive industry to more than 10,000 visitors, as global event Automechanika Birmingham takes place in the UK for the first time next month (7-9 June, NEC, Birmingham).

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