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The recently approved £50 million Youth Employment Initiative project has been brought up jointly by Birmingham and Solihull Councils. The Youth Promise Plus, funded by the European Social Fund through the Department for Work and Pensions, targets young people who find it hardest to get into […]

One of the investment priorities for the ESF in 2014-2020 is to promote the sustainable integration into the labour market of young people, in particular those who are not in education, employment or training (NEET). This will be reinforced by the new Youth Employment Initiative […]

A EUROCITIES meeting hosted by Birmingham City Council on 15 – 17 April 2015 was the first event bringing both the EUROCITIES Education and the Employment working groups together. Its purpose was to better understand the challenges, issues and solutions related both to the education and employment […]

First ever joint meeting of two EUROCITIES working groups Education and Employment comes to Birmingham in April. Officers attending the meeting will represent cities that are forming the EUROCITIES network. It is a network that brings together local authorities of more than 130 large cities in over 30 European […]

Youth unemployment is a major issue, not only in Birmingham, but also on the wider European scale. The latest figures show that while youth unemployment in the UK has decreased compared to the previous year, it is still worryingly high. According to ONS Labour Market […]

Gijón has been awarded funding from the European Commission to develop innovative ways of tackling youth unemployment. The results of their pilot project will further inform the EU Youth Employment Initiative. The Spanish city faces a high unemployment rate, with more than 50 per cent […]

EVENT UPDATE FOR PUBLIC RELEASE City Drive Celebrating 5 years of Capacity-building the Social Enterprise Sector Social enterprise infrastructure organisation iSE are hosting their annual week-long event ‘City Drive’ with 2018 being the 5th anniversary of Digbeth as an accredited Social Enterprise Place.  City Drive […]

Welcome to USE-IT! page ! What is USE-IT? Urban Innovation Actions (UIA) is a new programme of the European Commission providing urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. Birmingham is one of the first cities to […]

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Join the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce on 21 September 2016 from 7.30 am – 10 am to find out more about Labour’s Candidate for the WMCA Mayoral Elections, Siôn Simon MEP.  book here. Siôn was elected to the European Parliament in May 2014, where he now […]