Monthly Archives: June 2015
What is Driving this Devolution Push
June 15, 2015 · by Patrick Willcocks · in Birmingham, Combined Authority, Devolution · Leave a comment
This is started out as a short post to get behind what is driving devolution to cities in England. It got a little too long. Apologies. Well what is this all about; why is it happening and what can we expect from it. There is much talk about how centralised the UK’s decision making is […]
Is Birmingham a Digital Hotspot?
June 3, 2015 · by Patrick Willcocks · in Birmingham, Combined Authority, Greater Birmingham · 1 Comment
Is Birmingham a Digital Hotspot? Birmingham has designated itself as a Smart City and at the core of any smart city is its strength in the Digital economy. This post explores how the city compares to elsewhere in the UK and what is being done to strengthen this increasingly important economic sector/ engine for growth. […]