Jul 1 2022
As the UK’s largest regional economy outside London, the Midlands is home to a sixth of the UK population and spans 10,629 square miles of significant and varied geography.
The role of the Midlands Engine is to connect, champion and amplify, supporting our partners to work together to pursue shared ambitions and to add value.
Our Observatory gathers data and intelligence, shapes policy insights and helps target investment for recovery and growth in our region. It is the only pan-regional observatory in England. Supported by academic researchers and leading economic and industry experts, the Observatory runs a programme of in-depth research projects, ensuring that our partnership is kept fully informed with a growing, robust evidence bade.
Jul 1 2022
Jun 30 2022
A partnership of five local authorities across the Midlands region, alongside Sub-National Transport Body Midlands Connect have submitted a bid for almost £1million in funding, as part of Government’s Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Pilot.Read more
Jun 29 2022
A combined £18million investment by three separate foreign-owned companies in Herefordshire will create more than 80 new jobs across the county – thanks to support from the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership.Read more