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.
Cabinet is set to approve the adoption of a plan to tackle the long-standing issue of low skills in Birmingham by ensuring people of all ages are equipped with the skills they need to secure sustainable and well-paid jobs. Developed in conjunction with partners, the Birmingham Skills Investment Plan (BSIP) sets out the challenges relating […]
Cllr Penny Holbrook, Cabinet Member for Skills, Learning and Culture, writes about the challenges Birmingham faces – as highlighted in a new Centre for Cities report – and what is being done to tackle them…
The second phase of recruiting to a number of senior roles at Birmingham City Council starts today (October 28)
HSBC to create the head office of ring-fenced bank in Birmingham • Around 1,000 roles will relocate to Birmingham • Global bank to serve its UK personal and business customers from Birmingham • HSBC joins a growing number of international firms locating in the city • Move to Arena Central is the largest property deal […]
Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Courtney, 11, denied place at all her top choice schools (Birmingham Mail) Story about a schoolgirl who did not get any of her six preferences. Peter Hay quoted from standard letter sent to parents. Nearly one in three missing out on first choice secondary school (Birmingham Mail) Article on figures […]
Top Birmingham City Council Stories East Birmingham regeneration ‘may create 9,000 jobs’ (BBC) Up to 9,000 jobs could be created under plans for the regeneration of land in east Birmingham. The council aims to revamp 120 hectares between the city centre and the airport ahead of the planned HS2 rail link. Empty Birmingham house turned […]