Live news and events from UoWSPO and the surrounding business community:

 

Second round of Discretionary Grant Scheme launched

City of Wolverhampton Council has today launched the second round of its Discretionary Grant Scheme to help small businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Full details of the eligibility criteria, evidence required and a link to the application form is available HERE

Celebrating the Black Country region

Corin Crane, Chief Executive of Black Country Chamber of Commerce would like to share some recent good news from across our region Find out more


West Midlands Combine Authority

Information and guidance from the West Midlands Combine Authority can be found HERE


The Black Country Business Festival

The Black Country Business Festival is reopening its doors for new event applications after its postponement.

For more information or help with the application process, e-maihello@blackcountrybusinessfestival.com, call 01902 912304 or visit www.blackcountrybusinessfestival.com

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise have opened for 2021 entries and the Black Country LEP are urging businesses to apply. Businesses are able to apply up until 10 September 2020
The newsletter from the Black Country LEP can be read HERE

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

University of Wolverhampton tenant company, BCRS, is now an accredited lender on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) –
see https://bcrs.org.uk/ for more details.