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Let’s talk about EORI numbers and trading after Brexit…
National Government has recently announced that the HMRC will allocate more than 88,000 businesses with an Economic Operator Registration and Identification number
Students’ GCSE achievements celebrated in Sandwell
3,600 students who live or study in Sandwell have had their exam results.
Small businesses get huge apprenticeship boost as more big employers sign up to levy transfer
Nearly £500,000 has been added to the West Midlands Combined Authority’s unique Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund,
Half-price travel is extra bonus for 16 to 18-year-olds
Young people getting their GCSE results today have been guaranteed an extra bonus – half-price travel on trams, trains and buses.
Sandwell Council launches cashless parking
Drivers in Sandwell will soon be able to pay to park in council car parks using a cashless parking app.
Sandwell manufacturing group chairman wins lifetime achievement award
Hadley Group chairman Stewart Towe won the lifetime achievement award at the recent Nachural Summer Business Awards.
WMCA event helps organisations learn more about workplace wellbeing
More than a dozen organisations came along to a showcase event for West Midlands Combined Authority’s Thrive at Work programme.
West Midlands bucks national trend as the number of people in work continues to rise
The West Midlands has again bucked the national trend with a further increase in the number of people in work.
£41m secured to help unlock derelict land for housing
A further £41m has been secured to help unlock hundreds of acres of former industrial land for much-needed new homes.
Future of West Midlands door-to-door transport service is secured
A new contract to secure the future of a door-to-door transport service for more than 12,300 registered users in the region has been welcomed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Thousands granted to local community groups
Thousands of pounds of community forum funding has been granted to more than 30 local community groups since April this year.
Mayor leads fact-finding mission for West Midlands Centre of Excellence
The Mayor of the West Midlands has led a fact-finding mission to a construction academy as part of the development of a new national centre for construction excellence in the Black Country.
Over 125 young people apply to be members of new Young Combined Authority
More than 125 young people have applied to become members of the new Young Combined Authority (YCA).
5 million pension savers could put their retirement savings at risk to scammers
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are joining forces again this summer to warn the public about fraudsters targeting people’s retirement savings.
City Learning Quarter full design funding set to be approved
City of Wolverhampton Council is set to approve funding for the final design of the ambitious City Learning Quarter.
Government report welcomes vision to create a National Park in the West Midlands
A Government-commissioned report has welcomed ambitious proposals to create a new urban National Park in the West Midlands region.