Council leader Cllr Ian Ward has written to Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick MP requesting immediate flexibility to direct £7 million from the EU funded Business Growth Programme into ongoing efforts to safeguarding businesses and jobs.Read more
Two West Midlands cities feature in the top ten best places for business according to The Sunday Times newspaper. The spread features partners such as Birmingham Science Park Aston, School of Code and more!Read more
Today is National GIS Day, an annual event celebrating the technology of geographic information systems.
In this video, Peter Bishop, Director of Digital and Customer Services, talks about how the council is using maps to improve services for Birmingham citizens.Read more
10 reasons why the West Midlands is lighting the way to a digital revolution - From being the UK's first 5G test bid to the £700m development - ParadiseBham. The spotlight's firmly on the #WestMidlands with lots of exciting things still to come.Read more
The report is the third annual Birmingham Economic Review, produced by Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) and University of Birmingham’s City-Region Economic Development Institute (REDI), which aims to accelerate economic growth in the West Midlands.Read more