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World of Work week
Careers in Construction
5G showcase in city
West Midlands 5G with O2, Deloitte, Digital Catapult and Wayra has launched the UK’s first commercial 5G accelerators – 5PRING
West Midlands Cycle Hire launched in Wolverhampton and Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands Cycle Hire has opened to the public with the distinctive grey and green bikes available on the streets of Sutton Coldfield and Wolverhampton
West Midlands sets out Net Zero Pathfinder plans
The West Midlands Combined Authority aims to be the country’s first Net Zero Pathfinder region, leading the way in establishing clean energy systems
More than 3,700 jobs created by fund to kick-start commercial developments
Multi-million-pound funds to kick-start the regeneration of derelict urban land across the West Midlands have created more than 3,700 new jobs and nearly 1.7 million square feet of commercial floor space.
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Reaction to announcement on Town Deal funding
City of Wolverhampton Council has welcomed Town Deal funding
Sandwell set to receive £67.5 million regeneration boost
Sandwell’s bids to the Government’s Towns Fund have been granted in today’s Budget,
Large grants available to struggling city businesses
City of Wolverhampton Council has confirmed payments under its business support grant schemes have been extended until Wednesday, March 31
Incentive payments to boost Ladder
Helping employers to support young people
Chancellor uses budget to back region’s Covid recovery plans
Chancellor Rishi Sunak today backed the West Midlands in its plans to drive a greener and fairer economic recovery from Covid-19 with a range of new measures and investments.
Powering Resilience and Recovery Across the Region as Chamber Launches Major Campaign
The Black Country Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with business partners from across the region
Walsall Works proud to be Gateway organisation for Kickstart scheme
A £2 billion fund was announced by government in November 2020 for the creation of thousands of high quality 6-month work placements for young people
Council commits millions to protect most vulnerable
An additional £10 million is to be spent on looking after the most vulnerable in the borough after the budget was approved at council meeting.
Digital bootcamps helping local people to gain new jobs in tech sector
Nearly 1,500 local people are benefiting from free training to start a new career in the digital sector.

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