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5PRING and the WMCA partner on Green Innovation Challenge to accelerate low carbon economy
The challenge is being run to attract and support start-ups and other small businesses to develop, prove and scale major new green innovations using 5G technology.
West Midlands Combined Authority board to discuss Health of the Region report
A new report looking at the health of the West Midlands is to be discussed by political leaders next week
Black Country Growth Hub launching COVID19 Small Business Grants.
Businesses in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton will be able to apply for a COVID19 Small Business Grant from Tuesday 10 th November at 9am.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our November 2020 newsletter.
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now
CEO: “Sharing my mental health struggles with staff made our organisation stronger”
A West Midlands chief executive who openly discussed her clinical depression with staff says company leaders need to be more open about mental health to support workers during the pandemic.
WV Online Lending pilot of digital devices goes live
City of Wolverhampton Council has joined forces with city partners on a pilot scheme to help residents get online and improve their digital skills.
Can your business stay open from the 5th November?
Following on from the recent announcement of a second national lockdown, non-essential businesses have been told to close to help combat rising levels of Coronavirus cases.
Advice for businesses on coping with a second national lockdown
Following the recent announcement from Prime Minister Boris Johnson detailing new lockdown restrictions we’ve put together 6 points of advice for local businesses.
 Council Supports Thousands of Children With Free School Meals Over Half Term
Thousands of children from low-income households across Wolverhampton benefitted from free school meals over half-term last week after the city council stepped in to provide support.
Wolverhampton-based digital agency secures £100,000 MEIF boost
A Wolverhampton-based digital media agency has secured a £100,000 funding boost.
Call on businesses across the West Midlands to Kickstart young people’s careers
Businesses across the West Midlands were today urged to join a new £2 billion initiative to get the region’s young people into work
Walsall Economic Growth Programme to Be Extended
A Walsall Council programme that has drawn in millions of pounds in external funding to support economic growth and job creation is to be extended into 2023.
Council Awards More Than 1,000 Green Ticks to Covid Compliant City Businesses
City of Wolverhampton Council has awarded more than 1,000 ‘Covid Compliant’ green ticks to businesses which are following the rules to keep customers and staff safe.
Jobs advice and support for young people affected by Covid-19
Employment advice and support is available for young people in the borough worried about the future due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Land sale key piece in regen jigsaw
A key piece in Dudley’s £1billion regeneration jigsaw is about to slot into place with the sale of a piece of land paving the way for a new higher education campus.
Natural England declares second National Nature Reserve for Dudley
Dudley Council has shown that there’s a green heart to the Black Country as it gets its second National Nature Reserve.