Post-pandemic recovery opportunities: Free webinar

Flyer for a Business Desk webinar on the post-pandemic economyThe Business Desk is holding a free webinar on Wednesday 30 March, looking at the role of the region in transforming the UK’s post-pandemic economy.

As Sandwell emerges from the pandemic crisis, opportunities are arising in several sectors, including automotive innovation and life sciences.

With the arrival of HS2 and the infrastructure surrounding the project, as well as Birmingham 2022 on the horizon, procurement opportunities are out there as businesses learn to work alongside Covid-19.

The webinar will look at whether investment across the Midlands is readily available and how the region could maximise opportunities to deliver prosperity in the post-pandemic era.

Debating the issues will be:

  • Richard Beverley, Managing Partner, Birmingham, Freeths
  • Professor David Bailey, Professor of Business Economics at Birmingham Business School
  • Beverley Nielsen, County Councillor at Worcestershire County Council
  • Anita Bhalla, Interim Chair, GBSLEP

The webinar is free and you can register here.

To find out more about living and working with Covid-19 in Sandwell have a read of our recent news story containing advice and information on how to protect your business following the lifting of national restrictions.

You can also visit our coronavirus support pages for some useful resources for living and working with Covid-19, such as ways to work remotely, workplace safety, grants and finance, and how to support your team’s mental health. 

​​For information about how to find and secure funding to develop your Sandwell business visit our Access to finance page.