Business Crime Newsletter

20th August 2015

The latest Business Bulletin from the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner can be viewed here

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Broadband Scheme

7th August 2015

Broadband Connection Voucher scheme
Your business could get up to £3k towards faster and better broadband, through the Broadband ... more »


Black Country Gold - Business Support and Grants

30th June 2014

The Black Country GOLD programme aims to help existing businesses to grow. (Hurry ends 30th June)
The Scheme is administered on behalf of the Black Country GOLD Management Group by Wolverhampton City Council’s Economic Development team. It is being led by Dudley MBC, Sandwell MBC, Walsall Council and Wolverhampton City Council, with funding provided from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Who is eligible?
Existing Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) within the Black Country operating in the advanced manufacturing, building technologies, transport technologies (including aerospace), business services or environmental technologies sectors. They must also be aiming to increase turnover up to 20% within 12 months of completing the project for which they have received support, r etail and agricultural sectors are not eligible.

Whilst businesses can be operated from domestic premises they must have completed all necessary registrations, including with H.M. Revenue & Customs, and, if appropriate, Companies House.  All businesses, whether operated from domestic or commercial premises, must have appropriate planning permission for the use of their premises

For the avoidance of doubt, the business should be paying rates to a Black Country Local Authority.

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5-a-side "World" Cup

10th June 2014

Take part in Black Country Chamber of Commerce’s very own 5-a-side “World” Cup!
Celebrate the 2014 World Cup at Powerleague Halesowen’s purpose built facilities.
The site has 6 outdoor 5 a side pitches and a 7 a side pitch plus a comfortable bar and function room for the all important networking.
Each team will play a minimum of 3 round robin group games with knockout rounds following the group stages leading to the final.
Your booking fee includes fantastic prizes including trophies for the winners and runners up. There will be post event pizzas in the bar (free for the teams) and plenty of networking opportunities.
Spectators are very welcome and additional pizzas can be ordered and paid for on the day.Book now as these events do sell out and teams are limited to 24 maximum!
Registration and more information

Tuesday 10th June
6.30pm to 11pm
Powerleague Halesowen, Park Road, Halesowen, B63 2RG
£50.00 + VAT for a Team of 5 (Maximum squad 7) for members and guests
£65.00 + VAT for a Team of 5 (Maximum squad 7) for non-members