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Greater Birmingham launches ‘250,000 jobs by 2030′ plan

By on 21/11/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

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.

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Birmingham Skills Investment Plan set for approval

By on 11/02/2016 in Cllr Holbrook, News with 0 Comments

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 […]

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City working hard to address skills and employment issues

By on 28/01/2016 in Blog, Cllr Holbrook with 0 Comments

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…

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One World Express buys into Birmingham

By on 27/01/2016 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

International e-commerce and logistics company One World Express is opening its new state-of-the-art global distribution hub in Birmingham, having acquired the 100 year lease on a new site at Woodgate Business Park for £3 million.

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Grand Central: On track for jobs and skills

By on 03/11/2015 in Cllr Holbrook, Future Council, News with 0 Comments

A campaign targeting areas of high unemployment helped almost 450 unemployed Birmingham residents into work at the city’s spectacular Grand Central development.

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Latest round of recruitment starts for senior roles

The second phase of recruiting to a number of senior roles at Birmingham City Council starts today (October 28)

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Recruitment starts for senior council roles

The first phase of recruiting to a number of senior roles at Birmingham City Council starts today (July 30)

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HSBC to create head office in Birmingham

By on 24/03/2015 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

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 […]

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Media Watch – March 3

By on 03/03/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

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 […]

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Media Watch – Feb 25

By on 25/02/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

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 […]

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