The second and final report from the LGA-co-ordinated independent financial review team is now available. Commissioned jointly by Birmingham City Council and the Birmingham Improvement Panel, the review looks at the way the city council has developed its 2017/18 savings proposals. The first stage of the review took place in mid-December 2016, with the report […]
The Core Cities group of leading UK councils will meet in Birmingham’s Highbury Hall, the ancestral home of Joseph Chamberlain, for an ‘industrial strategy summit’ tomorrow.
New funding boost for Birmingham businesses https://t.co/gRTdrbmUMR #localgov #SMEs pic.twitter.com/2SrVujmVRk — LeaderofBirmingham (@BrumLeader) January 26, 2017 Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy is appealing to Brummies to support a fundraising scheme that could generate £3 million to support local businesses The council is joining forces with ART Business Loans (ART) and ThinCats peer lending platform […]
Birmingham City Council has today confirmed it will introduce a council tax exemption for care leavers. Recommended by the Child Poverty Commission, the city council immediately set the process in motion, resulting in today’s announcement. The 100 per cent council tax exemption will be mandatory for care leavers until age 21 and discretionary until age […]
Birmingham city council leader John Clancy has hailed his recent trade mission to Qatar as a significant step in the battle to unlock millions of pounds worth of investment in a post-Brexit landscape.
Today (21st November 2016) Greater Birmingham launches its strategy to create 250,000 private sector jobs and add £29 billion to the local economy by 2030.