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The latest business news, support announcements, and success stories from across the region.

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Speakers and Advisers at Dudley's recent workshop

18 April 2024

Dudley businesses flock to boost skills at profitability workshops

Is your business charging what it's worth? Find out what you missed at these recent workshops, and make sure you're the first to know about future opportunities.

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11 April 2024

Success Story: Award-winning agency The Recruitment Duo growing with specialist support

"We wouldn’t have known that our business is eligible for a grant if we hadn’t accessed business support" - Louise Dunn and Holly Vaughan tell us about their positive experiences so far of accessing funded support and grant programmes via BGWM.

The BluDog team at their premises

25 March 2024

Success Story: Coventry business continues its growth journey with grant funding

A Coventry business is set to expand its operations further, following expert advice and grant support received through Business Growth West Midlands.

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21 March 2024

Celebrating EmpowerHER: A Reflection on Women's Leadership and Success in the West Midlands

This event stands as a testament to the resilience, innovation, and remarkable leadership of women across the region. With over 100 attendees gathered at the creative Custard Factory in Digbeth, the evening proved to be a true celebration of female achievement and empowerment!

Photo of participants learning at an investment workshop

20 March 2024

New Investment Readiness initiative proving to be a big hit with businesses

Providing businesses who want to grow and expand with independent advice and expertise in how best to secure external finance.

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20 March 2024

5 Top Tips: Successful sales prospecting

In case you missed our latest free Sales webinar, here are a few takeaways to apply to your business sales strategy.

attendees at business resillience event

19 March 2024

BGWM in Dudley and Investment Readiness unite for brilliant Boosting Business Resilience event

In a proactive move to bolster the economic foundation of the West Midlands, Business Growth West Midlands in Dudley, alongside the BGWM Investment Readiness Programme (Access to Finance), recently orchestrated a Boosting Business Resilience workshop.

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18 March 2024

BGWM in Dudley salutes women in business with International Women's Day event

This significant event brought together women entrepreneurs and business professionals from the Dudley area for a post-work gathering, creating a fantastic platform for sharing their business experiences