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Win more work in Sandwell: three steps to take now

We’ve shared three simple steps you can take now to put your Sandwell business in a stronger position to secure contracts with Sandwell Council and other big buyers in our borough.

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Commonwealth Games could boost regional hospitality sector

Hotels across the West Midlands are looking to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games to boost business after a volatile 18 months.

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Wednesbury welcomes Avara Foods

One of the UK’s largest chicken and turkey suppliers has invested £4.7m in a new facility in Wednesbury. The investment brings with it more than 150 jobs and Avara Foods expects to be operating from there before Christmas.

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Smethwick firm sees profits soar

Hadley Industries, a steel manufacturer based on Downing Street in Smethwick, has seen pre-tax profits rise by over 90 per cent.

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Entrepreneur Accelerator open for business

Business owners with ambitions to expand have until Friday 10 December to apply to join the next cohort of the NatWest Accelerator programme.

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New online 5G hub for manufacturers

UK5G has launched a new online resource to support 5G adoption across the manufacturing sector. The dedicated new hub aims to help manufacturing businesses unlock the power of 5G by exploring practical ways to effectively implement it across operations.

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The journey to net zero: small business virtual conference

The Federation of Small Businesses is hosting a free online conference to explore the significant role small businesses will play in the transition to net zero and the opportunities available to them.

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Sandwell Council extends Additional Restrictions Grants Top Up Scheme with two new categories

                Sandwell Council has extended its Additional Restrictions Grants (ARG) Top Up Scheme for business applicants with the launch of two new categories. The two new categories are: ARG Top Up Category 1- Return from Furlough, a single £10,000 one off grant to support VAT registered businesses who […]

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Pitch to showcase your technology

Technology developers are invited to submit a video pitch for the chance to showcase their skills to manufacturers.

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A day of virtual disruption! is hosting a one-day virtual conference to showcase businesses that are aiming to transform the regional, national and global economy.

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