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£1.9m project helps SMEs in advanced, manufacturing and engineering improve digital skills
A £1.9 million project has been launched in the West Midlands to help SMEs in advanced, manufacturing and engineering to improve their digital skills.
Co-op Fortnight 2021
This year, 21 June to 4 July, 2021 we are celebrating the benefits and diversity of co-op membership; joining a co-op is a proactive way that we can help to build back better.
Dudley furniture manufacturer secures £120k to kickstart growth plans
A Dudley-based furniture manufacturer has secured new funding to kickstart its recovery plans and expand its interior fit-out division.
AWS GetIT 2021 Winners – St James Academy
AWS GetIT is a national competition organised by Amazon Web Services to encourage girls aged 12 – 13 (year 8) to consider a career in technology
Transport minister finds out how big data is making people’s journeys faster
Government transport minister has been shown how more than three million pieces of data a day gathered from the region’s roads network is helping to reduce traffic congestion and keep people moving.
Thousands of residents across the West Midlands benefit from better qualifications and skills
Tens of thousands of residents across the West Midlands are benefiting from valuable qualifications and skills
UK equity investment increases, with the West Midlands securing £382m in 2020
The British Business Bank’s Small Business Equity Tracker 2021 published today
British Business Bank appoints new Director for the Midlands
The British Business Bank has appointed a new director to its UK Network team in the Midlands, in a move that will strengthen the Bank’s on-the-ground presence.
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Laura Shoaf announced as interim chief executive of the West Midlands Combined Authority
Laura Shoaf has today been announced as the interim chief executive of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Ladder backing casting careers
National Foundry Training Centre
New range of grants for city businesses and organisations
City of Wolverhampton Council will today launch a new range of discretionary grants to support city businesses and organisations.
Vaccine bus pilot scheme brings life-saving doses to local community
A vaccine bus will be hitting the streets of Wolverhampton from today, as part of a pilot project aimed at making access to vaccination easier for some of the city’s most vulnerable households.
Hometown Heroes sum up Sandwell's spirit
Two local champions of grassroots sport - England’s first hijab-wearing boxing coach and a blind fundraising runner - have been named as Hometown Heroes
Incentive payments for Apprenticeships
Application for the increased incentive payment for hiring Apprentice
West Midlands Metals & Materials Forum
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