West Midlands named second in Europe for foreign investment strategy at European investment awards


  • West Midlands awarded second place in fDi Intelligence’s Large European Regions of the Future 2024 – FDI Strategy 

  • Paris Region took home the top spot, with Catalonia crowned in this category in previous years 

  • West Midlands is UK’s leading region outside of London for attracting foreign investment and the country’s fastest-growing FDI hotspot  

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SF Recruitment Joins new APPG to champion better Flexible Working


Flexible & Family Friendly Working All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) was launched in the House of Commons on 6th of February 2024. The APPG will focus on championing flexible working policies that support families across the country to remove the barriers that people with caring responsibilities face in the workplace.

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Arup celebrates multi-million-pound Birmingham investment in its largest UK office outside London


Global engineering consultancy Arup has officially opened its new Midlands base - one of its five largest global hubs - at Paradise Birmingham’s One Centenary Way, welcoming clients and contacts to mark the occasion. Arup was a major contractor to Birmingham City Council supporting it to deliver the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, helping to deliver the Alexander Stadium, transport and infrastructure improvements city wide, as well as the Perry Barr masterplan, and the Sandwell Aquatics Centre.

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Spun Gold TV moves to Birmingham


Leading British television producer Spun Gold TV (a 53 Degrees Global company) is moving to a new headquarters in Birmingham., as the company prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. 

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SportAccord Summit 2024 logo unveiled


The organisers of the World Sport & Business Summit 2024 are delighted to unveil the official logo for the prestigious event, set to take place in Birmingham, West Midlands. This unveiling marks a significant milestone in the lead-up to the Summit, where the worlds of sports and business will converge from April 7 to 11 to exchange ideas, reconnect and make new contacts.

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