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Level Up Your Finances In 2021

Does speaking about finances scare you? Thinking of investing for don't know where to start? Would you like to some day have financial freedom and not have to worry about where your next pay cheque is coming from? With hope on the horizon as the vaccine roll out...

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Social Media Manager Appointed

Social Media Manager - The Black Pounds Project After earning her degree in Marketing Advertising and PR, from Birmingham City University, Shailah entered the professional world to explore her passion for social media and entrepreneurship. During this time, Shailah...

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Candle-making Cousins On A Mission To Help Save The Planet

Jessica "I make up one half of the Alero team" Alero is a small business run by cousins Jessica and Michael, who started the company with a mission to discover our world through scents and promote a harmonious relationship with nature. Initially, candle making began...

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Feature in The Voice Newspaper

https://www.voice-online.co.uk/news/business/2021/03/18/west-midlands-black-pound-project-announces-first-businesses-to-receive-free-mentoring-under-new-scheme/ Massive thank you to the Voice Newspaper for an amazing article that helps us raise awareness of the...

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Mentorship Programme Launched

After months of planning, phone calls and interviews, The Black Pounds Project team are excited to announce the first ever cohort for our Black Pounds Project Mentorship programme. Scroll down to read up on all of our participants.   Fiona Morrison - Fefus Designs ...

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Small Business Challenge – Online

The Small Business Challenge – February edition  Ahead of the unveiling of its brand-new mentorship scheme later this month, The Black Pounds Project present the Small Business Challenge - online, which seeks to raise awareness of Midlands based small businesses and...

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Help us by joining our monthly giving program

The Black Pounds Project breakdown barriers for black business owners who need help accessing business and financial support.  If you believe in this project and want to help us sustain it, you can join our monthly giving program. Big changes come from small...

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Sue Bedward appointed Operations Manager

We are thrilled to announce that Sue Bedward, Founder of The Midlands Business Leadership Academy has successfully been appointed as our Operations Manager. Sue will be responsible for establishing our operational processes, ensuring quality service standards for the...

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What’s a mentor? Need a mentor? Be a mentor?

The Black Pounds Project and MIDLANDS BUSINESS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY LTD present; A free Workshop on Effective Mentoring, taking place via Zoom on 26th Nov. What’s a mentor? Need a mentor? Be a mentor? An introductory guide to Business Mentorship! This 1 ½...

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