More than 60 South Staffordshire businesses attended an event showcasing the support available in the district through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.
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The event took place at Codsall Community Hub, which served as a one-stop shop for all businesses to find out about financial, strategic, growth, start-up and practical support on offer.
It was organised by South Staffordshire Council’s Business Hub, in partnership with the Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub.
South Staffordshire Council has allocated approximately £2 million of its funding from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund to support local businesses, with an additional £489,391 allocated to support the area’s rural community and business infrastructure.
Councillor Victoria Wilson, South Staffordshire Council deputy leader and cabinet member for business enterprise and community infrastructure, said: “Through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, Enterprise in South Staffs will offer a comprehensive programme of support for businesses in the district.
"It will encourage job creation, signpost businesses to funding opportunities and help strengthen local entrepreneurial ecosystems to drive forward networking and collaborative opportunities
"The programme will also encourage innovation and help broaden the introduction of energy-efficient, low carbon technologies and techniques.”