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B'ham's Economic Growth Plan

Following eight weeks of work with stakeholders in Greater Birmingham, Lord Heseltine will present his Greater Birmingham Project report. The aim is to show how economic growth in the city can be improved.

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Chamber says UK economy is "crying out" for long term business plans

George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce said today that Lord Heseltine's review of UK competitiveness, is an issue they have been lobbying for some time.

"The Chamber welcomes recommendations contained in this wide-reaching report, which identifies a number of priority areas such as education, infrastructure, planning and access to finance, which need to be addressed in order to boost the strength of the UK as a whole, by placing greater emphasis on the growth of the regional economies."

– George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce

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