This year, the 14th annual National Apprenticeship Week will run from Monday 8th February through to Sunday 14th February 2021 with the theme ‘BUILD THE FUTURE’ and the University of Wolverhampton is celebrating and showcasing the impact Apprenticeships have on […]
One of the sectors most affected by the pandemic is to get some extra support from a new scheme led by West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). Small social enterprises within the cultural and creative sector are being encouraged to apply […]
Wolverhampton employers are being urged to take measure to help stop the spread of the new South African Covid-19 variant. Wolverhampton City Council has appealed to employers, in the wake of the highly dangerous variant of Covid-19 being identified recently […]
If you travel into Birmingham for work or leisure, you may want to find out more about its new Clean Air Zone. Birmingham City Council is introducing the zone on 1 June 2021 to tackle dangerously high levels of air […]
The Science in Industry Research Centre (SIRC) is an exciting project based at the Wolverhampton Science Park and run by the University of Wolverhampton. SIRC supports businesses to develop new science-based products and processes. The centre supports SMEs (small […]
To support businesses impacted by the national lockdown 3 restrictions, which began on 5 January, 2021, and local restrictions tiers, which started on 14 October (Tier 2), 2 December (Tier 3), and 31 December (Tier 4), 2020, grant schemes have been introduced: Find out more….
The Black Country LEP Growth Hub is working with local partners to deliver four Peer Networking groups. Funded through the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the Peer Network programme is supporting businesses in sectors particularly negatively impacted […]
City of Wolverhampton businesses not eligible for the Government’s national Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) under the current lockdown can now apply for discretionary grant schemes. This includes an additional one-off payment of up to £9,000 and the latest discretionary […]
The UK tax authority has for the first time waived penalties for late filing of personal tax returns, after professional bodies warned that an additional 1.5m people risked missing this year’s deadline because of the pandemic. Some 950,000 people were […]
Boris Johnson has announced a delay to the reopening of schools in England until at least Monday, March 8. More on this article here….