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Regional Economic Impact Monitor: Edition 43
This publication, the final Midlands Engine Regional Economic Impact Monitor of 2023, covers a wide range of topics relevant to opportunities and challenges in the Midlands, while assessing the impact of recent decisions and trends on the region.
Preview Midlands Food White Paper
The Midlands Food White Paper is due for publication in February 2024. This preview outlines the emerging Midlands food system opporutnity to increase investment.
Claimant Count – November 2023
Statistics to October 2023 for those in receipt of Universal Credit and Jobseeker’s Allowance within our area
Purchasing Manager Index – November 2023
This briefing provides an update on regional results for the recent Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) Survey on business activity for October 2023
AI Safety Summit 2023: Summary
Overview of the AI Safety Summit hosted by UK Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, on 1-2 November 2023. Also with briefing on AI sector in the Midlands.
Megatrends in the Midlands: Summary
Megatrends are large-scale trends that affect individuals, communities, wider society and the environment. They can have significant consequences and scarring effects on different places, sections of the population and the economy. If the Midlands is to strengthen its collective approach to support sustainable, inclusive growth, then understanding the four key megatrends and their implications for the region is vital.
Megatrends in the Midlands: Full Report
Megatrends have become a hot topic in recent years with policymakers at national, regional and local levels seeking to understand how economy and society will be impacted and how they can prepare. Just two years have passed since we last considered the impact of megatrends in the Midlands and already these trends have started to unfold, and some initial sparks of change have become more mature.