Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for assistance through the BECCI project, organisations must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a small to medium enterprise, located within the Black Country (Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell or Dudley) or the Marches (Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin)
  2. Have an annual turnover of less than £50million
  3. Employ no more than 250 people

See below for a table summary of the criteria, as set by the European Commission:

Enterprise CategoryHeadcountTurnover Balancesheet
Medium-Sized <250 ≤ €50 million   ≤ €43 million
Small <50 ≤ €10 million OR ≤ €10 million
Micro <10 ≤ €2 million   ≤ €2 million