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Businesses urged to join final ‘AIM for GOLD’ programme

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There’s still time for borough businesses to ‘AIM for GOLD’ in the final round of a free training programme designed to help boost growth.

Dudley Council is looking for eligible small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to join its final ‘AIM for GOLD’ business growth programme.

Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the programme offers up to 15 hours of support to help businesses develop and implement their growth plans.

This includes help to identify growth areas and barriers, one-to-one support from experienced business coaches and a programme of masterclasses including growing your market and practical marketing to make a difference.

Business registrations are being accepted throughout October 2022. Apply early to avoid disappointment. Places are limited and subject to availability and eligibility.

Councillor Simon Phipps, cabinet member for regeneration and enterprise, said:

Since this free programme launched, we’ve supported a wide range of Dudley small and medium sized businesses and had some excellent feedback.
We’re now entering the final stages of the programme so I’d urge people to register and make the most of this opportunity to gain further expertise and knowledge on how to grow their business.

More information about the programme, eligibility and how to register is available online.

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