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Business Growth Team shortlisted for award

Published on 9th November 2017

Sandwell Council's Business Growth Team has been shortlisted in the Business Transformation category at next year's Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards. 

Cllr Simon Hackett with Callum Hixon and ITV Central presenter Sameena Ali-Khan

Apprentice wins first Darren Cooper Award

Published on 2nd November 2017

Sandwell Council apprentice Callum Hixon, age 17 has been awarded the very first Darren Cooper Award at the annual Sandwell College Business Awards event.

Gas showroom - demolition work begins

Demolition begins at gas showroom in West Bromwich

Published on 26th October 2017

Sandwell Council has started work to demolish the West Bromwich Gas Showroom – sections of which will move to the Black Country Living Museum.

Councillor Steve Eling reveals the Top 50 fastest growing businesses for 2017

Revealed: Sandwell's Top 50 fastest growing businesses for 2017

Published on 28th July 2017

For the third year running, Sandwell Council has published details of the borough’s 50 fastest-growing businesses.

Businesses urged to save money on energy bills

Published on 22nd March 2017

Sandwell's businesses are being urged not to miss out on a cash-saving energy scheme which could save them money on their fuel bills.

Apprenticeship funding event for employers

Published on 6th December 2016

Sandwell Council is teaming up with Sandwell College to put on a free event next Tuesday , 13 December to help employers get to grips with the changes to apprenticeship funding.

Support on offer for social entrepreneurs

Published on 11th October 2016

Budding social entrepreneurs in Sandwell are being urged to apply for financial awards to help kick-start their business ideas.

Local businesses can get up to £3,000 towards a young person's wages

Published on 11th July 2016

Businesses of all sizes are urged to join a scheme that will pay up to half a young person’s wages for their first year of employment.