Missed bin collections

We are aware of an increase in the number of missed collections across the city. We want to reassure you that we are working hard to collect all outstanding collections as quickly as possible. Read more on reporting missed collections

Business Growth Programme 2

Important note: Effective from April 2019

The Business Growth Programme 2 has launched

We are delighted to announce that the new £23.5m Business Growth Programme 2 (BGP2) has launched and Funding Round 4 is open for applications.  The deadline for submission of your application is Wednesday 24 July 2019*.

BGP2 offers grants of £2,500 - £1,000,000 and is designed to strengthen supply chains, stimulate innovation and help businesses grow.  The programme is available to:

  • Start-Up B2B** Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) moving into or located in The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership area only
  • Existing B2B** SMEs moving into or located in The Greater Birmingham & Solihull and The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership areas

Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by Birmingham City Council, BGP2 builds on the successful delivery of the £33m Business Growth Programme which closed in December 2018.

All of the documents you will need to apply for a BGP2 grant are available now.

BGP2 grant documentation

*Funding Round 5 will open on Monday 29 July 2019.

**B2B = Business to Business

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