Leaders from across Birmingham gathered today (Monday 19th March) to discuss how, together, they can build a skills and enterprise hub for the next generation.
The Midlands UK Pavilion welcomed more than 4,700 visitors at global real estate show MIPIM 2018 (Cannes, France, 13-16 March), a 57% increase on 2017’s event, which attracted 3,000.
Young people benefit from meeting employers to find out about careers and to be inspired in new ways, making that happen is a challenge. Employers feel schools do not respond to their offers of support. Schools are tied by full timetables and lack of resources to organise.
A Testbed in the heart of Midlands Engine will spearhead efforts to make the UK a world leader in 5G
The Government has today announced the Midlands winners of a £25 million competition to pave the way for a future roll-out of 5G technology in the UK.
The Director of Midlands Connect, the pan-regional transport partnership, has told the Commons Transport Committee that it’s time investment in the region’s railways matched the growth ambitions of its towns, cities and businesses.
The British Business Bank (BBB) has launched a further wave of its £250million Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) with up to £100million of equity finance to be made available to small businesses across the Midlands.
Midlands Engine has received a further vote of confidence as a region that is essential to the UK’s post-Brexit economic success and improving quality of life.
Midlands Engine Ministerial Champion Sajid Javid has launched a drive for closer working between the Midlands and China at the China International Industry Fair in Shanghai today (Wednesday 8 November).
Alongside Sir John Peace, Chair of the Midlands Engine Partnership, Mr Javid has showcased the strengths of the Midlands which are aligned with China’s priority sectors and highlighted the many opportunities for Chinese businesses and investors in the region.