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Advertise care vacancies for free

Proud to Care is a new initiative aimed at connecting West Midlands care providers with people looking for jobs and careers in care work.

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COVID protection #MadeInSandwell thanks to MiGlass

This week’s #MadeInSandwell Monday spotlight falls on local glass manufacturer MiGlass, which is helping businesses to create COVID-safe workplaces.

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Manufacturing group launches Covid-19 recovery plan

MAN has launched a ten-point plan to help the manufacturing sector recover from the Covid-19 crisis.

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Support for the safe return of Sandwell workforces

SAFL is funding online courses for employers in the borough to ensure a safe return to the workplace for their employees. The online courses aim to help Sandwell businesses manage the return to work and provide guidance on how to operate to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Free cycle parking for your business

Companies in the West Midlands are being urged to do their bit for the environment by applying for free bicycle parking.

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Celebrating Black Country Day as the region is awarded UNESCO Global Geopark status

Happy Black Country Day! The Black Country has been officially recognised as an area of outstanding geological heritage as it is awarded UNESCO Global Geopark status.

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#madeinsandwell metal bending continues for essential sectors

Our #madeinsandwell Monday spotlight falls this week on metal bending giant Barnshaws Section Benders, which continued to provide services for essential sectors during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Think Sandwell pledges to share regeneration opportunities

Boris Johnson visited Dudley last month to announce a £5bn infrastructure investment package to help “build, build, build” the UK back to economic health.

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Domestic abuse: how to help an employee or colleague

Employers and colleagues can be a lifeline for people living with domestic abuse. Here are several ways in which you can support someone who may be at risk.

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£6.5m added to SME manufacturers’ growth fund

SME manufacturers are being urged to join the Manufacturing Growth Programme to benefit from an extra £6.5m of support funding.

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