Find out more about our performance over our time as the RDA for the West Midlands.
The Business Link (Opens in new window) regional advisory service for business in England will continue to offer advice and support until it closes in November 2011. From 25th November 2011, on-line information about starting, improving or growing a business will be available from www.businesslink.gov.uk (Opens in new window).
There are still opportunities for businesses to supply London 2012 Olympics contracts.
Responsibility for management of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) in the West Midlands has now transferred from Advantage West Midlands to the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) (Opens in new window) and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) (Opens in new window), respectively.
Responsibility for economic development and regeneration in England has passed to a number of successor bodies, including Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and central Government departments.
Contact details for the six Local Enterprise Partnerships covering the West Midlands:
Please contact the switchboard on 0121 380 3500 for assistance