SMEs need clarification on Midlands Engine before implementing spending plans

West Midland SMEs need clarification from the government on what opportunities lie ahead for the Midlands Engine before they begin to implement their spending plans, a fund manager has said.

Bibby Financial Services said it had increased funding for businesses in Birmingham and the wider region by 39% over the past 12 months.

This is expected to increase once the plans for the development of the Midlands Engine are made clear.

Jim Davis, Bibby’s head of sales for the West Midlands, said: &ldq... For the full story register now for free or login below...