Birmingham today (Tuesday 28th March) hosted the largest ever Qatari business delegation as part of the Government’s drive to create a global Britain.
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.
Birmingham crowned this year’s ‘Most Enterprising Place in Britain’ Birmingham, Liverpool, Broxbourne and Kent win Enterprising Britain awards The awards celebrate local initiatives to back business and growth Birmingham and Liverpool of the winners will go on to compete in Europe-wide enterprise competition Birmingham has been named the ‘Most Enterprising Place in Britain’ by the […]
Almost £1 billion of investment is being committed to redevelop a part of Birmingham that is set to be transformed by the arrival of HS2 in the city.
The next phase of a £14.05 million programme of improvements to Birmingham’s ring road is due to get underway. Work is due to start at the Haden Circus junction on 27 July and continue for approximately 37 weeks. The project includes changes to the junction’s lay-out designed to ease traffic flow together with safety improvements […]
Reclamation works have been completed at Birminghamâ€™s Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMH), ready for the development of up to 150,000 sq ft of employment space. The AMH is one of six Economic Zones being promoted by Birmingham City Council to fast-track economic development and is a joint venture with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). Works […]
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has today joined private and public sector directors from the GBSLEP board to sign the Â£357m Greater Birmingham and Solihull Growth Deal. Agreed in July 2014, the deal secures Â£357m of government funding, as well as a further Â£80m of investment from local partners and the private sector. Combined together […]
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has today announced that Birmingham is one of four short-listed locations to be the home of the College of High Speed Rail. The new College 'hub' and a number of 'spokes' based across the country will provide training to the next generation of engineers working on the HS2 project […]