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Businesses invited to join growth programme

Businesses invited to join growth programme

25th October 2018

City of Wolverhampton Council are looking for 15 Wolverhampton based companies to join the final cohort of the Black Country AIM Programme. Companies joining the programme will begin with a Business Review leading to a series of workshops and one to one sessions of specialist advice and support in the final quarter of this year.

The programme is open to most companies that have been trading for more than a year, employ less than 250 staff and have a turnover below £50m.

Seventy-five companies have already completed the programme, and those interested in joining the final cohort should email business.development@wolverhampton.gov.uk to register their interest.

Historic Niphon Works project delivers for apprentices

Historic Niphon Works project delivers for apprentices

23rd October 2018

A historic factory that helped put Wolverhampton on the industrial map is delivering construction apprenticeship opportunities for city residents as it is transformed into homes. Developer Hamilton James Construction Ltd has recently taken on five apprentices to learn their trade on the former Niphon Works development at Lower Villiers Street in Blakenhall. Read more...

Milestone hit in bid for Learning City Award status

Milestone hit in bid for Learning City Award status

17th October 2018

City of Wolverhampton has hit a major milestone in a bid to become an international learning region. It has been officially accepted into the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities, which aims to support and accelerate lifelong learning, and makes an important contribution towards achieving sustainable development goals. Read more...

City Council invites public to have their say on key city gateway

City Council invites public to have their say on key city gateway

25th September 2018

City of Wolverhampton Council is consulting with the public to assist in the decision-making process with plans to improve travel along the Willenhall Road corridor. The Willenhall Road corridor (A454) is a key gateway into the City of Wolverhampton and a direct link that connects the city to the Black Country and strategic road network via M6 Junction 10. Read more...

Grow healthier, happier workplaces

Grow healthier, happier workplaces

24th September 2018

Grants of up to £10,000 could be available to small businesses who pledge to cut unnecessary stress and boost the health and wellbeing of staff under the pioneering Thrive at Work scheme. Read more...

Take your place at the city’s premier Business Breakfast

Take your place at the city’s premier Business Breakfast

Thursday 27 September 2018

Hear from business journalist and broadcaster Steph McGovern, from Wolves FC on the benefits of foreign investment for the city and from City of Wolverhampton Council’s new managing director Tim Johnson on how the City of Wolverhampton is becoming the City of Opportunity. Read more...

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