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Smethwick’s MiGlass makes trophies for Sandwell awards

MiGlass supported the Sandwell Children’s Trust by supplying trophies for an awards event.

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BCCC Awards 2022: Sandwell businesses enjoy a starry night

Sandwell-based businesses had a brilliant night at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2022. At least one Sandwell organisation was a finalist in each of the fourteen award categories, with five Sandwell businesses announced as overall winners and four taking ‘highly commended’ awards.

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The West Brom extends cost of living support for 430 colleagues

The West Bromwich building society has extended its cost of living support with one-off payment for more than 400 of its colleagues. The payment will be made in four installments of £300 between October 2022 and January 2023.

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New employment sites approved in Oldbury

Plans have been approved to redevelop a brownfield site in Oldbury. The plans comprise the construction of two industrial units of about 44,800 sq ft and 52,400 sq ft respectively.

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New Midlands funding to improve workforce mental health

An online event on Tuesday 18 October will look at the impact of workforce mental health on productivity and inform businesses about new investment the region has received to deliver two new research programmes.

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Making Tax Digital filing: Three weeks left for VAT businesses to be ready!

There are only three weeks left for VAT-registered businesses to be ready for Making Tax Digital filing. From Tuesday 1 November VAT businesses will no longer be able to use their existing online account to submit VAT returns.

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JD Gyms comes to Oldbury

JD Gyms has signed a 15-year lease for new premises at Birchley Island Retail Park in Oldbury.

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Free webinars: UKCA marks

From Sunday 1 January, the new UKCA safety markings will replace the CE mark on goods supplied in the UK.

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Applauding women innovators

If you are a woman doing business, or want to support women entrepreneurs, then there are a growing number of programmes that can help. The Women in Innovation Awards is one that is currently open for applications. The Women in Innovation Awards is a government-backed funding competition from Innovate UK. It aims to find women […]

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Aerospace UP innovation grant

Aerospace Unlocking Potential (Aerospace UP) is offering support to Sandwell SMEs active in, or looking to diversify into, the aerospace supply chain.

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