Community

  • Neil McInroy

    Chief Executive

  • Bringing community wealth to Birmingham

    Funded by the Barrow Cadbury Trust, CLES will be undertaking work in Birmingham over the next 18 months exploring how the power of anchor institutions based in the City can be harnessed for maximum local economic and social benefit.

    Want to develop your community?

    If you belong to a community that wants to work towards seeing real economic change in your area, then you’ll be thrilled to hear that the Community Economic Development programme is relaunching. The programme is looking to support 20 groups that want to take a lead in shaping their economies for the benefit of their community.

  • FINDINGS

    The role of the VCS in achieving the outcomes of LEPs

    17th December 2014
    This findings document outlines what we see as the key roles for the voluntary and community sector in LEPs; and how LEPs can maxi...
  • RESEARCH

    The future of LEPs: the small business perspective

    3rd September 2014
    This report, produced in partnership with the Federation of Small Businesses, examines the progress made by LEPs and sets out a wa...