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Towns and Cities Regeneration
A factsheet covering towns and cities regeneration for the Midlands
Tackling soaring diabetes rates is an urgent issue for personal health and the midlands economy.
Regional Economic Impact Monitor: Edition 28
This edition of the monitor covers the ongoing impact of rising inflation on Midlands businesses and the economy. The monitor also includes new statistical releases such as GVA, GDP, FDI and the first release from Census 2021 – population. Further insight is provided into the business environment, such as the performance and prospects of SMEs, the small business equity tracker and the impact of rising energy prices. Plus looking into key challenges in the labour market - specifically the outlook for digital jobs, net zero jobs and jobs in construction - as well as short-term shortages of workers with suitable skills.
DIT Inward Investment Results for Midlands Region 2021-22
This update from the Department of International Trade takes stock of the inward investment coming into the Midlands from Foreign Direct Investment in 2021-22.
Regional Economic Impact Monitor: Edition 27 – Global and Investment Deep Dive
In this special edition of the monitor, the Observatory evaluates and ranks the Midlands’ international performance on five key indicators, namely trade, business, foreign direct investment (FDI), higher education and tourism.
Purchasing Manager Index June 2022
This report provides an update on regional results for the recent PMI Survey in May 2022.
Advanced ceramics – an industry of the future
This sector profile evidences demand for the rapid expansion of advanced ceramics, and the Midlands is well positioned to grow and create jobs in this industry.
Midlands Engine – Health & life sciences
The sector is worth £26bn p.a. with over 16,500 companies delivering 634,000 jobs and the highest number of MedTech companies in any region in the UK
Midlands Engine Partnership – Key facts, strengths & barriers to growth
From Staffordshire in the west to Lincolnshire in the east, Derbyshire in the north to Herefordshire in the south
Claimant Count – June 2022
Statistics to May 2022 for those in receipt of Universal Credit and Jobseeker’s Allowance within our region