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Connectivity #MadeInSandwell: iLockerz pledges its support to combat digital inequality


Sandwell manufacturer of intelligent locker systems iLockerz Ltd has pledged its support to a community initiative aiming to provide thousands of laptops and connectivity to families across the region.

Sandwell businesses to receive boost with rapid workplace testing


Get Covid-19 tests in your Sandwell workplace! Small and medium size businesses can now help to stop the spread of coronavirus by joining the government workplace rapid testing programme. The criteria for joining have been reduced to businesses with more than 50 employees, with the aim of boosting the availability of rapid testing.

Have your say: business and voluntary groups invited to give views on council spending


Sandwell Council is inviting local businesses and voluntary groups to a meeting of its cabinet to discuss how money is spent on local authority services. The online meeting takes place on Wednesday 17 February and anyone wishing to attend needs to register by Monday 15 February.

Groundbreaking design #MadeInSandwell by engineering firm A&M EDM


This #MadeInSandwell Monday we’re taking a look at some groundbreaking engineering by local firm A&M, which has conceived and developed a world first aluminium MINI A+5 K16 engine block.

Brum Breathes February business clinic


Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone is set to go live on 1 June 2021. To help SMEs prepare for these changes a fund has been launched, providing grants of up to £170,000. To find out more you can register for a business clinic taking place on Wednesday 17 February.

Masterplan for West Bromwich town centre regeneration moves forward


Ambitious plans to regenerate and revitalise West Bromwich Town  Centre are moving forward.
Sandwell Council’s regeneration team has appointed Savills to support them in drawing up a Masterplan for the town centre.

Brighter days ahead: Sandwell businesses featured in the Express & Star


The amazing efforts by Sandwell businesses to survive and thrive are being celebrated in the Express & Star.

Profits up for Sandwell-based steel manufacturer


The Sandwell-based arm of one of the largest steel manufacturers in the world has reported success during its latest financial year. Metsec reported pre-tax profits of £15m for the 12 months to 31 March 2020.

Double celebration #MadeInSandwell: Wednesbury scaffolding firm celebrates two new prestigious contracts


This #MadeInSandwell Monday we’re celebrating the success of Wednesbury scaffolding firm UK Access Solutions in securing two new contracts in the borough, worth a combined total of £500k.

Protect Sandwell staff against new variant of coronavirus


A large proportion of Sandwell’s population works in industries crucial to keep the rest of the country operating. Let’s show our pride in our essential workers by working hard to keep them safe.