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Economic Intelligence Unit

Since 1999 the important of an evidence based approach to strategy formulation has been at the forefront of Black Country thinking.

The establishment of the Economic Intelligence Unit was seen as critical to providing a comprehensive understanding of the socio-economic challenges and opportunities in the Black Country and the wider West Midlands area.

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Black Country LEP

The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (BCLEP) is a partnership of private, public and voluntary sector organisations with a focus on stimulating the drivers of economic development, education and skills development, and infrastructure and environmental enhancements.

The Black Country LEP aims to create the conditions for enterprise to flourish, resulting in greater economic prosperity across the Black Country area.

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Black Country LEP

Invest

Invest Black Country is the region's inward investment organisation, working with businesses looking to expand or relocate to the area.

Their aim is to demonstrate the value of investing in the Black Country, and they provide a bespoke service to help make investing in the region a success.

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Invest

  • Why invest in the Black Country?
  • Business case studies
  • International trade & support with exporting

Vacancies

When we have employment opportunities, this is where you'll be able to find them. Please keep an eye on this site for vacancies in the near future.

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Current Vacancies

Latest News

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19/07/2017
Brendan Foster joins Birmingham 2022 Bid team
19/07/2017
Brendan Foster joins Birmingham 2022 Bid team
17/07/2017
Have your say on where new Black Country industry should go