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WMCA supports colleges and training providers during coronavirus outbreak
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has pledged to continue to support local colleges and training providers during the coronavirus outbreak.
Do not use public transport unless absolutely necessary
Transport bosses are today urging the public not to use buses, trains and trams unless absolutely essential to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus.
Update on coronavirus employer and business support
City of Wolverhampton Council has provided further guidance to employers and businesses on how to access the support options available to them during the coronavirus outbreak.
New Coronavirus business interruption loan scheme opens to smaller businesses across the UK
Announced by the Chancellor at Budget 2020, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) opens for applications today
The Apprenticeship Programme response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
This is a difficult time for apprentices, employers and providers of apprenticeship training, assessment and external assurance.
Sandwell Council trading standards advice on coronavirus scams and overpricing
Sandwell Council’s Trading Standards are issuing a warning to residents about people being scammed and retailers hiking prices amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Help for older or vulnerable people
Dudley Council is calling on everyone across the borough to support older or vulnerable people through the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus - Business support to launch from today
Businesses will be able to access government support from today (Monday 23 March) to keep operating in the face of the global economic emergency brought on by coronavirus.
Support and advice for businesses during coronavirus outbreak
Sandwell Council and its business support service Think Sandwell are communicating with businesses in the borough to highlight the support and advice on offer to them during the coronavirus outbreak.
City of Wolverhampton Council Announces Council Tax Help and Support During Coronavirus Outbreak
City of Wolverhampton Council has announced a series of measures designed to support residents who may struggle to pay their council tax during the coronavirus outbreak.
Dudley lays out deal to support local businesses
Businesses across Dudley borough are being given a raft of proposed supporting measures
Major Canalside city living development announced
An ambitious multi-million-pound city living development has been announced for City of Wolverhampton’s Canalside Quarter.
Support on offer to businesses due to coronavirus outbreak
City of Wolverhampton Council is communicating with businesses in the city to highlight the support and advice on offer to them during the coronavirus outbreak.
Transport for West Midlands working to keep public transport moving in wake of coronavirus outbreak
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has vowed to focus on keeping safe, clean, and functioning public transport available for those that need it amidst the continuing outbreak of coronavirus.
Peak time travel pass restrictions lifted to help older people get to the shops during the coronavirus outbreak
Peak time restrictions on concessionary tram and bus passes will be lifted during the early morning rush hour to make it easier for the region’s older citizens and disabled people to get their shopping.
Key points on Ventilators
Government has put an ask out for all manufacturers to consider whether they can switch their production to making ventilators, which are needed to help people suffering Covid-19.