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Status
Implemented
Title
ESF GBSLEP Skills Fund - Full Business Case
Reference
005002/2018
Urgent Decision - Not in Forward Plan
No
Details for Agenda Sheet
Report of Corporate Director, Economy
Implementation Date (not before meeting on)
Tue 13 Nov 2018
Purpose
To accept an offer of European Social Fund (ESF) grant of £6m to deliver GBSLEP Skills Fund for the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) area and for Birmingham City Council to act as the Accountable Body for the programme on behalf of the LEP areas.
Key Portfolio
Education, Skills and Culture
Include item on Forward Plan/ Key Decision
Yes
Decision Maker
Reason For Key Decision
Above £1m capital
Relevant Documents
Directorate
Economy
Other Information
Private Reason
Decision Outcome

On 13 November 2018, Cabinet:-

 

(i) Subject to confirmation of funding from the Department for Works and Pensions, approved the Full Business Case (FBC) (attached at Appendix 1 to the report) for the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) Skills Fund European Social Fund (ESF) project, which will provide training grants to Small/ Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across the GBSLEP area for the period from 1st December 2018 to 31st March 2022;

(ii) Subject to confirmation of funding from the Department for Works and Pensions, approved the City Council acting as the Accountable Body for the GBSLEP Skills Fund and agreed to delegate to the Cabinet Member – Education, Skills & Culture, the Chief Finance Officer and the Corporate Director; Economy authority to accept the final offer of ESF revenue grant of up to £6m;

(iii) Subject to confirmation of funding from the Department for Works and Pensions, agreed to delegate the award of specific training support of between £500 and £18,000 per SME up to the total of £5.642m, to the Head of Business Enterprise and Innovation subject to compliance with the process set out in paragraph 3.5 and Appendix 3 to the report;

(iv)    Authorised the City Solicitor to negotiate, execute and complete all necessary documents to give effect to the above decisions.

 

 

THE DEADLINE FOR CALL IN IS 1600 HOURS ON MONDAY

19 NOVEMEBR 2018.

Rating
Yes
Is the Decision Maker Aware of the Decision
No
Is the Head of Services Aware of the Decision
No
Is Decision County Wide
No
Would the recommended decision be contrary to the budget and policy framework
No
Decision Maker Role
Decision Options

Additional Information

Reg 10
Reg 11

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Wards

(OLD) Acocks Green; (OLD) Aston; (OLD) Bartley Green; (OLD) Billesley; (OLD) Bordesley Green; (OLD) Bournville; (OLD) Brandwood; (OLD) Edgbaston; (OLD) Erdington; (OLD) Hall Green; (OLD) Handsworth Wood; (OLD) Harborne; (OLD) Hodge Hill; (OLD) Kings Norton; (OLD) Kingstanding; (OLD) Ladywood; (OLD) Longbridge; (OLD) Lozells and East Handsworth; (OLD) Moseley and Kings Heath; (OLD) Nechells; (OLD) Northfield; (OLD) Oscott; (OLD) Perry Barr; (OLD) Quinton; (OLD) Selly Oak; (OLD) Shard End; (OLD) Sheldon; (OLD) Soho; (OLD) South Yardley; (OLD) Sparkbrook; (OLD) Springfield; (OLD) Stechford and Yardley North; (OLD) Stockland Green; (OLD) Sutton Four Oaks; (OLD) Sutton New Hall; (OLD) Sutton Trinity; (OLD) Sutton Vesey; (OLD) Tyburn; (OLD) Washwood Heath; (OLD) Weoley

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Overview and Scrutiny

Economy, Skills and Transport Overview and Scrutiny Committee

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Decision History

Date/TimeUserStatusDetails
07/03/2018 14:54:00 Janet Hinks Business Item Created
07/03/2018 14:54:00 Janet Hinks Committee Added Cabinet
07/03/2018 14:54:00 Janet Hinks Meeting Added 26/06/2018 12:00AM
07/03/2018 14:54:00 Janet Hinks OS Committee Added Economy, Skills and Transport Overview and Scrutiny Committee
07/03/2018 14:54:03 Janet Hinks Workflow Assigned Workflow ID DCAD1656-585F-4D65-97C1-82512FBC0B26
07/03/2018 14:54:28 Janet Hinks Ward Added Acocks Green
07/03/2018 14:54:28 Janet Hinks Ward Added Aston
07/03/2018 14:54:28 Janet Hinks Ward Added Bartley Green
07/03/2018 14:54:28 Janet Hinks Ward Added Billesley
07/03/2018 14:54:28 Janet Hinks Ward Added Bordesley Green
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Approval/Comments

Workflow ActionUserRequested DateResponse Due DateResponded DateResponseResponse Comment
Approve Janet Hinks Wed 7 Mar 2018 - 03:05 Fri 31 Dec 9999 Wed 7 Mar 2018 - 03:05 Accepted