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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Mar 26, 2019

Local Sector Skills Statements 2019

2019-03-26T11:03:37+00:00 March 26th, 2019|

Skills West, a Business West and West of England Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership programme, has just released the new 2019 Local Sector Skills Statements, reporting on the skills challenges affecting businesses in the...

Mar 25, 2019

Local Industrial Strategy Workshop

2019-03-25T10:37:44+00:00 March 25th, 2019|

There was a great turnout from businesses and organisations from across our region at our Local Industrial Strategy workshop, held at the University of the West of England’s Conference and Exhibition Centre, on...

Mar 20, 2019

Region leads the way with 5G Smart Tourism showcase

2019-03-20T17:39:31+00:00 March 20th, 2019|

Hundreds of visitors enjoyed a glimpse of a 5G future at the West of England Combined Authority’s 5G Smart Futures showcase on Saturday (16 March) – unveiling the results of the UK’s most ambitious 5G testbed to date....

Mar 18, 2019

£580 of investment set to benefit the West of England

2019-03-18T16:01:04+00:00 March 18th, 2019|

The West of England Combined Authority (WECA) has approved long-term plans for £580m in investment. Proposals to invest £580 million over the next 20 years to support clean and inclusive economic growth across the region...

Mar 18, 2019

Careers Week sees West of England Mayor visit Careers Hub school

2019-03-18T11:20:59+00:00 March 18th, 2019|

The West of England Mayor visited one of the region’s Careers Hub schools to support young people’s career opportunities, as part of National Careers Week (4 to 9 March). Regional Mayor Tim Bowles visited Bristol’s...

Mar 15, 2019

Deputy Mayor visits Careers Hub school

2019-03-15T12:13:47+00:00 March 15th, 2019|

The West of England Deputy Mayor, Cllr Tim Warren, visited Hayesfield Girls School this week to support young people’s career opportunities. He joined the schools’ staff to learn more about how the West of England...

Mar 15, 2019

New skills programme to get more women into digital careers

2019-03-15T08:06:39+00:00 March 15th, 2019|

A new skills programme to help and support women to find jobs in digital roles has been announced. The West of England Combined Authority has secured £238,000 funding from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media...

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