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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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Ongoing Covid-19 support for businesses

HMRC has updated its guidance about the support available for businesses affected by Covid-19. Find out about the Covid-19 Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Rebate Scheme 2 and how to report Covid-19 taxable grants and payments.

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Free skills development training

If you’re looking to enhance your skills to move forward in your career, then there are two schemes that could help.

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Free mental health awareness sessions

Tough Enough to Care is offering free awareness sessions to Sandwell businesses, clubs, groups and organisations.

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Make UK report highlights supply chain issues for West Midlands manufacturers

The latest Regional Manufacturing Outlook report from Make UK in partnership with BDO UK shows that manufacturing remains crucial to the success of the West Midlands. While orders have increased since the pandemic output is lagging as a result of supply chain issues.

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EU transition: deadline approaching

Businesses have just under a month to move to the UK’s new customs IT platform.

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Sales boost for Sandwell manufacturer with aerospace contracts win

Congratulations to Sandwell manufacturer CCR Forming Ltd for winning a series of new aerospace contracts. The contracts could help the Tipton-based company to make the coming year its best year for sales yet.

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Sandwell furnace servicing company expands

Sandwell company Vacuum & Atmosphere Services (VAS) has expanded with the acquisition of a distributor and stockist of industrial vacuum pump spares.

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Sandwell gas service company wins HS2 contract

Congratulations to Sandwell company Whitcombe Pipelines (WPL) on securing a £2m contract to work on HS2.

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Develop your management or mentoring skills

The Help to Grow: Management Course is looking for managers to support, and experienced leaders to mentor them.

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