The West Bromwich Building Society, which is celebrating its 170th birthday this year, has declared pre-tax profits of £10.5m for the year to 31 March 2019.
Our spotlight this week is on Sandwell-headquartered nursery chain Kangaroo Pouch, which is set to expand into China after securing a new contract with support from the Black Country Chamber of Commerce and Department for International Trade (DIT).
The Oldbury-based workwear manufacturer has turned around a £3.2m loss during the 18 months to 31 March 2019, and is once again making a profit.
Planning permission has been granted for a new 80-bed social care and health centre in Rowley Regis.
Meet Sirus Automotive, our #madeinsandwell Monday star company for this week – and the UK’s leading provider of upfront wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
DPD has recently agreed a deal to expand its existing depot in Oldbury. The parcel giant is headquartered in Sandwell and employs 2,800 across the borough.
The Gigabit Voucher Scheme is offering businesses across the country the chance to upgrade their internet connection and claim up to £2500 against the cost.
This week our #madeinsandwell spotlight is focused on Oldbury firm FMC Fire and Safety. FMC manufactures fire prevention products and is leading the way in the fire safety sector with its latest innovation.
Chairman of Smethwick-headquartered Hadley Group won the lifetime achievement award at the recent Nachural Summer Business Awards. The prestigious award recognised the success of Stewart Towe’s manufacturing business as well as his wider involvement in the Black Country economy.
Plans are afoot to regenerate West Bromwich indoor market, starting with widespread consultation.