This guide produced for small and medium businesses (SMEs) in the West Midlands, demonstrates good practise in UK resilience and preparedness. The guide has been developed, by Sustainability West Midlands and the Environment Agency, with support from the members of the former West Midlands Climate change adaptation partnership including; Defra, UKCIP, Government Office West Midlands, Business Link and Advantage West Midlands.

This guide was first developed in 2011, and with its most recent updated version issued in 2022. The report is specifically designed to help SME’s understand how they might be affected by weather, including extreme events, and how they could improve chances of a quick recovery. The guide also sets out the business opportunities from responding to a changing climate, and provides useful tools and contact information.

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