Tag: jobs

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)

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

East Birmingham Prospectus for Growth launched

By on 24/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, Cllr Holbrook, Leader with 0 Comments

A strategy aimed at regenerating east Birmingham and improving opportunities for the area’s residents has today been launched. The East Birmingham Prospectus for Growth sets out the commitment of Birmingham City Council to deliver positive change through employment and skills, improving connectivity, and delivering growth. Sir Albert Bore, leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “These […]

Continue Reading »

Media Watch – Jan 12

By on 12/01/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Head suspended after ‘affair’ with school governor (Birmingham Mail) Article states headteacher of Dame Elizabeth Technology College has been suspended pending the outcome of a council investigation into claims he conducted an affair with the chair of governors during class time. The chair of governors, who has since resigned, has […]

Continue Reading »

Over 4,500 jobs to be safeguarded by 'green' grant scheme

By on 04/12/2014 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A scheme providing grants to small and medium size ‘supply chain’ businesses is expected to create and safeguard over 4,500 jobs and attract £114m in private sector match funding. The Green Bridge Supply Chain Programme was first launched in June 2013 and has just closed after committing all of its grant funding after receiving record […]

Continue Reading »

Combined Authority to drive ‘economic powerhouse’

By on 07/11/2014 in News with 0 Comments

Statement of Intent from West Midlands council leaders The West Midlands can become the lynchpin for the national economic recovery say council leaders who are today (FRI) announcing plans to form a Combined Authority. Council leaders from the four Black Country councils and Birmingham have today (FRI) made an agreement in principle to work as […]

Continue Reading »

Media Watch – August 28

By on 28/08/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Energy firm creates 1,000 jobs to take on 'big six' (Birmingham Post) An energy form backed by a German firm is creating 1,000 jobs in Birmingham as part of plans to revolutionise the gas and electricity sector. Sir Albert Bore quoted saying this vindicates a strategy of targeting growth sectors […]

Continue Reading »

Media Watch – Aug 26

By on 26/08/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Sacked school governor sued for £100k (Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail and Birmingham Mail) Birmingham City Council is suing former Al-Hijrah School chair of governors Waseem Yaqub over claims he led a campaign of harassment against staff brought in to turn the school around. Community spirit among business world creates jobs […]

Continue Reading »