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Small businesses wanted for trial to improve workplace health with Thrive at Work
Grants of up to £10,000 could be available to small businesses who pledge to cut unnecessary stress and boost the health and wellbeing of staff under the pioneering Thrive at Work scheme.
Grimsey meets council chiefs for city centre talks
Retail expert Bill Grimsey has spent today (Monday) in the City of Wolverhampton after being invited by city council leaders to give his verdict on their plans to reshape the city centre.
Employment growth in West Midlands outpaces rest of England
Employment in the West Midlands has grown faster than anywhere else in England over the past 12 months, according to new Regional Labour Market figures published this week.
More than 1,000 job seekers benefit from City Jobs Fair
Thousands of job and apprenticeship opportunities were on offer at today’s (Friday) annual City of Wolverhampton Jobs Fair.
Advice on offer from world leaders at free technology event
World-leading manufacturers will be demonstrating the benefits of the latest innovative technologies to businesses at a free event in the City of Wolverhampton on Wednesday, September 26.
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Board meet for the first time
Preparations for Birmingham’s largest ever sport and cultural event are gathering pace following the first meeting of the newly-appointed Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Board.
First new West Midlands Transport branded buses in operation
The bold new West Midlands Transport (WMT) brand has already been brought to life on trains and trams in the region – now the first branded buses are in operation too.
WMCA board to consider congestion-busting plan
A congestion-busting plan to keep the West Midlands moving while billions of pounds of new road, rail and tram schemes are built will be considered by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) this Friday.
Call for young people to help improve ways into work
A new project to reduce youth unemployment across the West Midlands is seeking the views of 16 to 24-year-olds at a series of workshops this month.
Zero Emission Vehicle Summit
The international Zero Emission Vehicle Summit will take place 11 to 12 September 2018.
New director of communications joins the WMCA senior team
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has appointed Simon Wren to its newly-created director of communications role.
West Midlands businesses have a week left to sign up for Thrive at Work
Small businesses in the West Midlands are being reminded there’s just a week left to sign up for a pioneering project designed to boost their employees’ health and wellbeing.
City Housing Fair back with free advice and support
City of Wolverhampton will stage its second Housing Fair of the year on Sunday, September 23 as part of this year’s Business Programme.
Bold borough vision is launched
A major initiative to boost transport links, create vibrant town centres and help businesses grow across Dudley borough was launched today.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our September 2018 newsletter
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
Act fast to secure place at annual Business Breakfast
Members of the city’s businesses community are being urged to act fast if they want to book their place at Wolverhampton’s annual Business Breakfast.