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Bolstered by regional investment, the Midlands’ commercial contracts jobs market has changed post-Brexit vote. James Brewster explains how and why

28 February 2017

During the Industrial Revolution, the Midlands was known as a hotbed of exploding industrial capacity as well as a home for free-thinkers and creators. If you speak to some of the older generation you might think that, as a region, our best days are well and truly behind us; a situation that some might say will not recover with the forthcoming exit from the EU. But the Midlands is still home to a variety of thriving and successful industry sectors and exciting times lie ahead.

Birmingham is now a major financial hub; HSBC’s UK head office is in the city and Deutsche Bank has also expanded its presence here. Accountancy firms PwC and KPMG both have their largest offices outside of London in Birmingham and Deloitte has also made substantial investment into its Brindleyplace offices in recognition of its thriving Midlands practice.

Birmingham is in the midst of a huge reg...

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