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Smarter Working

The Smarter Working West Midlands project provides free support to businesses in the
region which are classed as Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Typically this will consist of two days of specialist advice.


  • Embrace changes in the working environment
  • Save energy and costs
  • Access to hot desks across the region

Improve Energy Efficiency


How can we help?

A free buildings survey and report to identify ways of saving energy and cost, with
recommendations for action.

This service is provided through our expert partners, Briar Associates and ORA Ltd typically will provide two days of  free assistance including implementation advice.

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Work Life Balance or Merge


How can we help?

  • Free workshops and courses across the region
  • Focus on ways to improve productivity and business effectiveness
  • Adoption of new technologies and exploring different working patterns
  • Managing the workforce, technology support and making the most of new business opportunities.

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Hot Desking & Advice


How can we help?

A network of “hot desk” facilities which are available for businesses (SMEs) to use for up to two days FREE of charge to assess the effectiveness of distributed team working.

These hot desk locations also provide an opportunity to engage with our project partner, ACAS, to discuss any relevant business and employment issues.

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funded by:                                                       supported by: Smarter Working WM is funded by European Commission EDRF, managed by CUE Limited and supported by several leading regional organisations
managed by: managed by CUE Limited