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The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our April 2021 newsletter
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now
Invitation to Tender Peer to Peer Networks
The Black Country Consortium are seeking assistance of an experienced Peer 2 Peer Network Facilitator to deliver peer network sessions and 1-2-1 sessions.
Register your interest for the Peer to Peer Networks Programme
There's never been a more important time to invest in the future of your business by working with people who know business best. Other business leaders. Join forces to find your strength in 2021 with the Peer Networks Programme.
Help Us Make Walsall a Great Place for Business
The Black Country Chamber of Commerce is reaching out to Walsall businesses, and their employees, to help them understand and shape a regional response to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Business Restart Grants applications open April 1
Applications to the Government’s Business Restart Grants scheme will go live to City of Wolverhampton businesses on Thursday (April 1).
University receives national recognition for regeneration and public and community role
The University of Wolverhampton is one of the top institutions in the country for local regeneration and engaging with the public and community, according to new data released today.
MEIF invests £100 million into Midlands’ businesses
£100 million has been invested in the region’s small businesses through the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF).
The Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices
If you’re an employer who would like to recruit a redundant apprentice, you may be eligible for the incentive payment for hiring a new apprentice.
Sandland invests in Apprentices
Ladder for the Black Country
Reopening businesses reminded to check water systems
Businesses planning to reopen in the City of Wolverhampton from April 12 are being reminded to check the maintenance of their premises, including the safety of water systems to prevent Legionella risks.
Grants for city charities, community and voluntary groups
City of Wolverhampton Council is urging eligible charities, community and voluntary groups in the city to apply for free business grants.
£1million in grants paid to eligible taxi and private hire drivers
More than £1million in business support grants have been paid to eligible Wolverhampton taxi and private hire drivers since the scheme went live at the end of last month.
Partners Launch Wolverhampton Pound With Vow to Spend Local
Major public sector organisations in Wolverhampton have joined forces to launch the ‘Wolverhampton Pound’ and pledged to keep more of their £834 million collective spending power within the city.
Work set to start on Black Country railway stations after funding confirmed
Works to pave the way for £55 million construction of two Black County Railway Stations will begin this Spring following the final approval of Government funding.
Thousands of disabled people across the region ‘hidden’ during pandemic
West Midlands Combined Authority and Midland Mencap believe many aren’t speaking up about how Covid has impacted their lives

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