Birmingham is a major international centre for commerce and an important conference, events, retail and transport hub. After London, Birmingham’s wider urban area has the second largest economy and is the largest centre of higher education in the UK. The major cultural institutions enjoy international reputations and working in Birmingham offers access to world-class facilities and a thriving mix of cultures and communities.
Today, Birmingham’s economy is dominated by the service sector, notably in education, health and public administration, although several major manufacturing plants are located here and manufacturing accounts for about 10 per cent of employment. Tourism is increasingly important.Read More