BLACK COUNTRY PROSPER MAGAZINE

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PROSPER MAGAZINE: ISSUE 01 | NEWS IN BRIEF

FREE MONTHLY NETWORKING EVENT

Third Week Wednesday is a free networking event for individuals, business owners and anybody looking to do business in the Black Country taking place on the third Wednesday of each month at Casino 36 in Wolverhampton.

Open to businesses of all sizes and sectors, Third Week Wednesday runs from 10 am to 12 pm with attendees having the opportunity to make new connections, raise their profile, and meet potential clients and suppliers.

The event also coincides with #BlkCountryHour, the weekly twitter networking session and gives Third Week Wednesday attendees the added opportunity to reach more businesses. For more information please email richardbrooks@blackcountrychamber.co.uk or visit blackcountrychamber.co.uk to book your place at the next event.

MIDCOUNTIES CO-OP SUPPORTING COMMUNITY CLEAN-UPS

The Midcounties Co-op coordinated 20 community clean-ups as part of its contribution to World Environment Day with the endorsement of the environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy.

The clean-ups took place across the Black Country and the Society’s other trading areas including Oxfordshire, the West Midlands, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. Armed with high visibility jackets and litter pickers more than 460 people took part including Midcounties colleagues and members, schools and charities.

 

The clean-ups formed part of Midcounties 1Change Campaign which encourages people to make one eco-friendly pledge that will make a long-lasting impact, for example giving up plastic bottles or plastic bags.

PLANS IN PLACE TO INVEST MORE INTO CLOUD SERVICES

Launching The Business Hive in 2016, a suite of cloud services and solutions for businesses offering an initial investment with Hosted Desktop, Email Exchange and Offsite Back-Up, CSCM IT Services, are now reporting an increased number of new and existing customers expressing interest in moving over to the cloud.

In the last three years, demand for cloud solutions has continued to grow with business owners recognising that technology is crucial. CSCM has invested heavily into growing The Business Hive and will continue to do so as they move onto the next phase throughout 2019 and into 2020 with the CSCM Technical Team using their specific market knowledge to adopt relevant technology to suit the demands of clients.  

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