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Digital event to help companies find out more about Black Country Business Festival

Digital event to help companies find out more about Black Country Business Festival

People are being encouraged to join a free digital event this Thursday to find out how to get involved in the region’s biggest business event. Black Country Business Festival is back from October 4-15 for its fourth year to showcase what the region has to offer. It is a fortnight of events run by the local business community, with the aim of helping the region’s businesses with growth,...

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Thursfields Talk Legal: buying, selling or leasing commercial premises

Thursfields Talk Legal: buying, selling or leasing commercial premises

Top tips on how to go about buying, selling or leasing commercial premises will be the focus of a free Thursfields Solicitors webinar this week. The Zoom-based event from 10am on Wednesday (June 23) will start with a short vidcast from Stewart Coles (pictured above), an associate director of commercial property at Thursfields, who will then appear ‘live’ for a question and answer session. The...

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West Midlands welcomes the UK’s first 5G connected ‘Road Sensor Network’ targeting congestion

West Midlands welcomes the UK’s first 5G connected ‘Road Sensor Network’ targeting congestion

Transport bosses are harnessing the power of 5G technology to cut traffic congestion on some of the West Midlands' busiest roads. A congestion-busting network of 5G sensors will relay live traffic information to the regional control centre to enable swift action to be taken as queues build up  – perhaps diverting buses, implementing diversions and issuing instant warnings to motorists. The...

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Sales boost for RDM Group as carmakers switch to more local sourcing

Sales boost for RDM Group as carmakers switch to more local sourcing

A specialist automotive supplier has secured a string of new contracts to help it bounce back from the Covid-19 pandemic. RDM Group, which provides electronic and software engineering, automotive wiring harnesses, CNC machining, carbon fibre and trim and upholstery, has seen sales rise past pre-lockdown levels after carmakers switched to sourcing more locally to reduce dependencies on long,...

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Worcestershire firm AA Salt up for sustainability award

Worcestershire firm AA Salt up for sustainability award

A county winter maintenance and snow clearance firm has been shortlisted for a business award that recognises commitment to sustainability and the environment. Himbleton-based AA Salt, which helps businesses keep their premises safe by gritting and snow ploughing car parks and access roads in the winter months, is one of the company’s shortlisted in the Excellence in Sustainability category at...

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