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Black Country anticipating busy October Business Festival as events sail in


The new Black Country Business Festival (BCBF) dates of Monday 5 to Thursday 15 October are proving to be popular with Black Country businesses, with the fortnight filling up with new and existing events.

Black Lives Matter

Unity against racism: #BlackLivesMatter


Councillor Jackie Taylor has led tributes from Sandwell councillors in support of the Black Lives Matter movement against racism – and Think Sandwell adds its voice to call for an end to social, structural and institutional racism.

With the current crisis, the way businesses communicate has changed #madeinsandwell


Learn how Sandwell telecoms provider @Midshire is providing remote working solutions across the UK
Read more in this week’s #madeinsandwell

Sandwell business set to benefit from zero carbon funding


UK Research and Innovation has awarded the Black Country Consortium funding for its Repowering the Black Country project.

Tell Sandwell Council what your business needs


Sandwell Council is urging local business owners to complete a short survey about how their companies have been affected by COVID-19.

New funding support for small and micro businesses


Sandwell Council is inviting applications from today from local businesses for a new COVID-19 support grant.

Thermal imaging technology from Mac Security SYstems

#madeinsandwell Monday: Mac Security Systems offers fever detection technology to help screen for coronavirus


As the UK emerges from the peak of the coronavirus crisis, a Cradley Heath security company is offering a way to help businesses screen for people with raised temperatures. For #madeinsandwell Monday, we introduce Mac Security Systems.

Middle Eastern manufacturing giant acquires historic Sandwell paint producer


A leading Middle Eastern manufacturing group has completed its single largest investment in the UK with the acquisition of a historic Sandwell manufacturer of paint and powder coatings.

Sandwell training specialist creates £20m turnover group with new acquisition


Oldbury-based training provider BCTG Group has acquired PTP Training, trading as Performance Through People, to increase its portfolio of training providers across the Midlands.

Sams Lane site sold to Safe Fence


An industrial site on Sams Lane in West Bromwich has been sold for £1.5m to fencing company Safe Fence.