Sponsor Announced for Start Up Business Award

10 Aug 2021

Published in: Black Country Chamber of Commerce News

Sponsor Announced for Start Up Business Award

Sponsor Announced for Start Up Business Award

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce have announced today that Higgs LLP, one of the region’s most respected law firms, are to sponsor this year’s Start Up Business Award at their annual business awards reception later this year.

Dudley based Higgs, who currently sponsor the Chamber’s Start Up Business Club, work collaboratively alongside Alison Trinder, the Chamber’s dedicated start-up expert, with their highly experienced team helping to develop a framework which provides crucial information for new businesses and helps fledgling firms to form solid and sustainable futures.

Head of Business Succession Planning at Higgs LLP, Paul Hunt said, “We love working with owner managed businesses, and it is particularly rewarding to follow the progress of clients from the early stages of their development as they grow and flourish.

“The Black Country is known for its entrepreneurial spirit and it’s great that innovative and ambitious new enterprises are continuing to emerge. We are excited to see the best examples of up-and-coming businesses in the region during these awards.”

Businesses who have been trading for less than two years are eligible to apply for this year’s Start Up Business Award. The winner will be announced at an Awards Reception following the Black Country 2.0 Business Conference on November 11th.

The region’s longest running business support organisation will celebrate businesses and leaders who have faced tremendous adversity in recent months but have shown amazing resilience and ingenuity and achieved an astonishing turn-around in results during the pandemic.

To find out more about this years’ award categories and the Black Country 2.0 Conference visit: https://www.blackcountrychamber.co.uk/events/category/black-country-2-0/



The Chamber’s biggest campaign in its 180-year-old history, Black Country 2.0, is an initiative launched earlier this year to focus the Chamber’s lobbying and business support work and helping its members to reboot and rebuild whilst enabling businesses to rebound as they navigate the end of the Brexit transition period and the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Conference, will be held at Wolverhampton Racecourse on the 11th of November, will feature a range of speakers from the business and policy world and a small physical audience, it will be followed by the Black Country 2.0 Awards Reception for shortlisted applications. Both events will be streamed virtually for those unable to attend the physical events.

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