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Springboard: online learning platform to benefit Sandwell residents and local businesses

Sandwell Council has teamed up with Infosys to launch Springboard – an innovative website that provides local people with free digital training courses.

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Social Enterprise Drive is back for 2022: Save the date!

iSE Social Enterprise Drive is back for 2022. This year it is focused on celebrating innovation and resilience in the West Midlands. If you’ve got an idea you’d like considered for the programme the deadline for submission is Monday 28 February.

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Sandwell SMEs go electric! Want to know more about electric vehicles?

Want to know more about electric cars and understand the implications for your Sandwell business? Energy Saving Trust is holding an ultra-low emission vehicle information event to help SMEs understand how they can go electric.

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Health innovation academy launched

East Midlands Academic Health Science Network has launched an Innovation Academy to help develop new ideas in the health sector.

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Help shape the 5G future

West Midlands 5G is appealing to business leaders across the region to share their views on the rollout of high speed wireless technology.

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Valentine’s Day #MadeInSandwell: We love our borough!

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s five years this week since we published our very first #MadeInSandwell story and today we’re celebrating all the amazing and diverse organisations and people that make our borough great. If you’d like your business to be featured, read on …

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Increase in turnover for workwear provider due to rise in demand for PPE

Turnover is up for Oldbury-based workwear and PPE provider Direct Corporate Clothing for the year ending 31 March 2021. Pre-tax profits also climbed.

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Congratulations to PDS Direct as major warehouse deal agreed

Sandwell logistics company PDS Direct has agreed a deal for a refurbished industrial warehouse unit in West Bromwich. Features include roof-mounted self-cleaning solar PV panels, electric car charging points and air-source heat pumps.

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Have your say on new business service

The ONS is considering developing a new service to help businesses report data relating to sustainable development, and is keen to get feedback on the plans.

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#MadeInSandwell Monday is almost five years old!

Next Monday (14 February 2022) will mark five years since Think Sandwell launched #MadeInSandwell Monday – our way of celebrating everything great that’s been manufactured, engineered, produced, grown, devised, dreamed up or delivered in the borough of Sandwell.

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