Useful Links - economy & labour market
Shortcut to this page: www.birmingham.gov.uk/economiclinks
This page lists a range of other websites that contain useful information on the Birmingham and wider economy. We can accept no liability for the content or the availability of these websites
Birmingham Community Safety Partnership is a local partnership of organisations undertaking crime reduction activities within Birmingham.
Birmingham Library Service offers a range of on-line services plus details of all Birmingham libraries.
Birmingham Property Services is the City Council's in-house property consultancy offering support in finding offices, residential land and property, retail premises and industrial units.
Birmingham Voluntary Service Council (BVSC) is an independent charity, working with and on behalf of voluntary and community organisations in Birmingham.
BPS Birmingham is a private sector membership organisation which represents businesses from the professional, financial and business support sectors in the Greater Birmingham area.
Business Birmingham Birmingham's inward investment service offering information and advice to businesses looking to relocate to the City or to expand their current business within Birmingham.
Business at the Library of Birmingham is the library's free information, advice and planning service for starting up, growing and developing businesses.
Business Support - links to a range of initiatives and services offered by the City Council to encourage businesses into the area and support existing businesses.
The Employment Access Team (EAT) works with partners and stakeholders to match Birmingham’s unemployed jobseekers to employer’s recruitment criteria.
Economic Zones - details on the six economic zones established to maximise opportunities for economic growth in Birmingham.
Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone established through the Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP and based around 26 sites across the city centre offering growth potential.
Birmingham Public Health provides health profiles of Birmingham, its wards and constituencies.
Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce is a membership organisation for local businesses offering a range of services and events to help businesses grow.
Meet Birmingham promotes the City as a conference and events venue.
Regeneration in Birmingham - details of all the regeneration initiatives in Birmingham
Visit Birmingham is the official tourism site for Birmingham.
Other useful sources of information
The Bank of England produces a range of publications on aspects of the national economy.
Companies House incorporates and dissolves limited companies and stores company information delivered under the Companies Act.
Core Cities Group draws together the City Councils of eight English regional cities (Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle Nottingham and Sheffield) to develop a vision of the distinctive role that big cities must play in national and regional economic development.
Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP - a partnership of businesses, local authorities and universities which supports private sector growth and job creation.
National Online Manpower Information System - NOMIS has official labour market statistics down to SOA level.
National Statistics is the site for official UK statistics including economic, demographic, health and crime data.
Neighbourhood Statistics is the website of official statistics at a local level.
West Midlands Combined Authority - the seven West Midlands metropolitan local authorites (Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Waolverhampton) have stated their intent to form a Combined Authority.