Recent Research


Midlands Manifesto – Infrastructure for Growth

May 18 2015

The current structure of devolution is not only unbalanced, but fails to provide an adequate framework to enable a progressive rebalancing of the national economy. This is not simply a problem of anomalies created by the scale of decentralisation granted to Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales but the lack of corresponding localisation of powers to the English Regions – with the notable exception of London...

Midlands Perspectives - March 2015

March 27 2015

Author: Paul Forrest, WMEF

Telford & Wrekin: Competitiveness & Growth - February 2015

February 26 2015

Author: Paul Forrest, WMEF

Assessing the Secondary Economic Impact of Manufacturing in the Midlands

November 06 2014

Author: Paul Forrest, WMEF

Wolverhampton: The City of Business Opportunities

September 29 2014

Author: Paul Forrest, WMEF

Black Country Perspectives - Aerospace Precision

March 25 2014

Author: Paul Forrest, WMEF

Black Country Perspectives - October 2013

October 31 2013

Author: Paul Forrest, WMEF

Exports, Economics & Connectivity

June 07 2013

West Midlands Perspectives

March 29 2013

Author: Robert Clarke, West Midlands Economic Forum

Re-energising Shrewsbury’s economy

September 19 2012

Author: Paul Forrest, WMEF
Presentation to Shrewsbury Business Chamber.

The Eurozone - Future Potential & Prospects

September 19 2012

Author: Paul Forrest, WMEF
Presentation for the EU Conference event at the ICC

Stimulating Innovation - Technology Strategy Board

September 14 2012

Author: Hilary Chilton, Visiting Fellow, Staffordshire University Business School

Stimulating Revival - the role of Birmingham Airport in rebalancing the economy

September 05 2012

Author: Paul Forrest, West Midlands Economic Forum

The EU & the BRICs in the wake of the Eurozone crisis

June 07 2012

Author: Paul Forrest, Forrest Research

Patent Box

May 29 2012

Author: Paul Harris, PWC

Fostering Research & Development

May 29 2012

Author: Simon Parkes, TBAT Limited

R&D Tax Relief

May 29 2012

Author: Katie Attenborough, PWC

UPDATES

Region’s Robust Output Growth Continues

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Region Records Strongest Growth in Britain

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BCU Discussion Paper: “Secondary Impact of Manufacturing”

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