We are the Black Country Growth Hub...

and we co-ordinate support for businesses based in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. If you run a business or if you're thinking of starting a business in the region, we're here to help you grow and develop - visit our support page to find out how!

Make sure you keep up to date with business support news, events, grants and everything else by signing up to our newsletter and don’t forget to follow us on social media at Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook - and become part of our growing community.

Prepare your business for Brexit!

Make sure to take a look at our regularly updated Brexit Support page at the link below for guidance and support surrounding an EU Exit

Brexit Support Page

Have your say on Brexit

Social Enterprise in the Black Country

Social care is a major, and growing, economic sector. It contributed £4.2 billion (3.5%) to the West Midlands economy in 2015/16. The Black Country LEP is committed to supporting residential and domiciliary care providers to drive improvements in quality and meet requirements. We’ve set up this dedicated page to signpost you more readily to the more relevant support...

Click here to go to the page

Exporting could be easier than you think!

The Black Country Growth Hub works with a number of regional partners to make sure we provide the best possible business support and when it comes to export support, we work with the Department of International Trade.

DIT have a dedicated team based in Wolverhampton who provide advice and practical support to businesses who want to export on an international level. They offer a variety of services, no matter the level your business is at.

Click here to find out more about the team

Impact Challenge

Improve, grow, innovate your business with the help of talented fresh young minds from the University of Birmingham
Learn more

Find the funding out there to help you grow


Guest Blogs

Business Support for Manufacturing SMEs...


Encouraging Female Startup Founders


Concerned about Brexit?

Visit our regularly updated Brexit Support page to find a range of useful resources, links and articles.

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Are you looking for a business property?

If you're looking for office space or if you're looking for a space to debut your products, we have recently published some listings you may find useful.

Managed Office Space in the Black Country

Black Country Marketplaces

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Innovation for EV's

WMG’s Ready for Electrification programme supports small to medium-sized businesses currently supplying or interested in supplying the EV sector.

Find out more

Black Country Growth Hub support

In just 3 minutes, learn about the support we offer businesses in the region.


Black Country Growth Hub support

In just 3 minutes, learn about the support we offer businesses in the region.

Gigabit Vouchers

If you are a small or medium sized business, you may be able to get a gigabit voucher worth from £500 to £3,000 to upgrade your business broadband to a fast and reliable connection over gigabit capable infrastructure.

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Investing in the best

Award-winning engineering solutions company A&M EDM enjoys period of growth and expansion.


Looking for Property?

If you're looking to move your business to the Black Country or simply moving office space, we can help!

Property Support

The importance of exporting

Need help selling further afield? From Munich to Melbourne, we can help.


Dates for your calendar

All the seminars, workshops and other events worth finding time for.


High Speed 2

The arrival of HS2 will revolutionise business in the Black Country. Find
out how you can get on board with
the change and take advantage of
the benefits that it will bring.


Brexit Support

Brexit planning needs to be a priority within your business and until the time comes, it is best to plan to be flexible.

We have compiled a range of resources to help you in your preparations.

Brexit Support Page

Black Country Transformational Gold

Capital and Revenue Grants for transformational projects by SMEs in the four Black Country Local Authority areas supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)


Affected by Carillion?

There is plenty of information and support available to businesses that been affected by the liquidation of Carillion.

Get support

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