How the training landscape has changed for manufacturing and cast metal industry companies

Due to the highly skilled nature of the sector there has always been difficulty in developing and attracting new talent to the industry, this workshop will help to provide companies with realistic training options for their staff, as well as learning how best to attract new talent to their workforce.

Meet the Funders

Come and meet the experts! Finding and securing funds to take your business forward can feel like a daunting task. Complicated application forms and processes leave many people feeling confused and worried about getting the money they need to achieve their business plans.

START UP – HOW TO KEEP ON TOP OF FINANCES / MAKING TAX DIGITAL

Start Up workshops are designed to teach budding entrepreneurs all the basics of setting up a business – from legal structures, branding and marketing to business planning. Attendance at the workshops will help participants develop a robust business proposition.

Meet the Funders

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Old Bank Business – Breakfast Networking

Old Bank Business is an EXCLUSIVE, monthly, breakfast networking group specifically for local, small Black Country businesses. This event will be run on the last Wednesday of each month.

Aim Free Breakfast Event – Making Tax Digital (MTD)

MAKING TAX DIGITAL (MTD) comes into force on 1st April 2019

This will affect you as a business, come and attend this FREE Breakfast event and find out what you have to do in preparation for this.

Any VAT-registered businesses above the threshold of £85k will have to keep digital records and submit VAT returns using compatible software.

START UP BUSINESS CLUB – NETWORKING

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce and NatWest have partnered to deliver a Start-Up Event on 31st January 2019. 

This event is free to Start-Up members (companies within 2 years of trading). There are also limited spaces for non-members (you will be able to access 2 of the events over a 12 month period). 

MINI EXPO BUSINESS SHOWCASE AND NETWORKING

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Old Bank Business – Breakfast Networking

Old Bank Business is an EXCLUSIVE, monthly, breakfast networking group specifically for local, small Black Country businesses. This event will be run on the last Wednesday of each month.

Ocean plastic solutions – consortium building workshop

Join the Black Country Growth Hub at this free seminar and lunch event to find out about a generous new funding call for tackling plastic pollution plus other business led R&D grant funding programmes and to network with potential collaborators, on 30th January in West Bromwich.