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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for workshops

To benefit from these workshops, you must:

  • Be located in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP area
  • Have an interest in being part of a supply chain
  • Have at least one director of the company who is from one of the specified groups (single mothers, pregnant women, ethnic minorities, people with disability, LGBT+, gender fluid, faith-driven SMEs).
  • Be a formally registered business (VAT or PAYE number or Companies House registration)
  • Have a trading history of two years or more
  • Employ between 2 – 250 full time staff (or equivalent)
  • Have received less than 200,000 Euros de minimis state aid in the last three years;
  • Have an annual turnover of no more than 50 million Euros and/or annual balance sheet no more than 43 million Euros.

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