Black Country Business Festival set to help region bounce back

Black Country Business Festival set to help region bounce back

Black Country Business Festival (BCBF) looks set to help local businesses bounce back after the pandemic by offering opportunities to showcase their innovation and resilience. The annual two-week festival is back from October 4-15 for the fourth year and plans to be bigger and better than ever. With restrictions easing in the next few months many companies will be starting to hold in-person...

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Sigma appoints tender specialist as part of next growth phase

Sigma appoints tender specialist as part of next growth phase

A Worcestershire outsourcing specialist has announced the appointment of a new bids and tendering lead who will support the firm’s growth plans both in the UK and abroad. The Sigma Financial Group, which offers ‘white label’ customer contact centre services across the energy, water, retail, financial services and telecommunications sectors, has appointed Louise Morgan into the new role of head...

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The Princess Royal Visits Oakland International

The Princess Royal Visits Oakland International

The Princess Royal visited family business Oakland International’s head office in Redditch to thank and acknowledge the company and their team’s efforts in supporting the nation and ensuring food continued to reach retailer shelves and ultimately people’s homes throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Meeting and speaking with Oakland team members from across the business, Her Royal Highness was also...

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Albrighton entrepreneur spins into @The-Hub with £50,000 fitness investment for the community

Albrighton entrepreneur spins into @The-Hub with £50,000 fitness investment for the community

An Albrighton personal trainer is celebrating ten years in business by embarking on his biggest project to date. Rich Woodman, owner of RW Fitness, is investing more than £50,000 into creating @The-Hub, a community-inspired place where people of all abilities can come to train and participate in over 30 classes per week. Determined to give individuals a chance to improve their wellbeing and...

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Crowe teams up with The Black Country Growth Hub to fast track young businesses

Crowe teams up with The Black Country Growth Hub to fast track young businesses

The Midlands office of national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm Crowe has teamed up with The Black Country Growth Hub to provide financial support and assistance to a range of small businesses across Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. The advice will be targeted at micro-businesses, new start-ups and sole traders across the Black Country area. Jaspal Sohal, director of The Black...

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