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SME recovery fund announced


Business funding firm Capify has unveiled a £50m fund aimed at supporting SMEs to recover as lockdown eases.

Build your business with free peer support


Local businesses are being encouraged to apply for the next round of the Peer to Peer Networks Programme.

Good Lord! It’s a double celebration #MadeInSandwell


Lord Combustion Services in Oldbury has two very good reasons to celebrate – the company has been shortlisted for two awards and is looking forward to its 40th anniversary.

Reopening your Sandwell business? Four things you need to know!


Monday (12 April) sees the next step in the easing of coronavirus restrictions, with many businesses serving the public allowed to reopen. As you prepare to welcome people back into your workplace, here are some useful things you may not know about yet.

Calling Sandwell manufacturers: have you signed up for the Making Manufacturing Smarter webinar series?


A series of webinar events focused on helping manufacturers and digital technology companies is taking place from Wednesday 14 April to Tuesday 29 June. The aim behind the webinars is to help companies make manufacturing smarter.

More new homes coming to Sandwell


A derelict industrial site in Oldbury is set to be transformed into brand new housing thanks to an investment deal by the WMCA.

PPE equipment for the workplace, including a heart-shaped cotton swab

Become a Covid warrior in Sandwell! Where to get help and how to ‘do more’


Here are several practical suggestions for you and your business to go even further in curbing the spread of coronavirus in Sandwell – including training to become a Sandwell Vaccination Leader, signing up for workplace testing, and taking part in a new research programme.

Businesses urged to register for free workplace testing


Businesses across Sandwell are using free Covid-19 workplace testing to keep staff safe – and any businesses that have yet to register for the programme are urged to do so before 31 March.

Black Country Business Festival returns!


The fourth annual Black Country Business Festival will be back this October, bringing two weeks of events that celebrate, support and raise awareness of business in our region.

Plans approved for new Oldbury retail park


Sandwell Council has approved plans for a new 65,000 sq ft retail park development in Oldbury that will create jobs and attract investment into the town.