INFOGRAPHIC: The true cost of overrun roadwork schemes in Birmingham

Birmingham City Council pay Amey over £87m a year currently as part of their current 25-year contract to operate the "Birmingham Highways Maintenance and Management Service", but how many roadwork schemes are being overran? Roadwork Expenditure Create your own infographics If you want to read more about roadwork expenditure, read the explainer here.

Chief Master of King Edward’s Edgbaston argues success of pupils in top jobs

A survey carried out the Sutton Trust in The Guardian has seen privately-educated schools still remain in top jobs such as law, journalism and medicine over state comprehensive secondary schools and academies. Figures from the educational charity show that only 7% of the population went to a fee-paying school. In journalism, 51% of the leading … Continue reading Chief Master of King Edward’s Edgbaston argues success of pupils in top jobs

Birmingham City University IT member recalls memories of Perry Barr campus

“The people make the place, it’s nice and convenient.” Matt Peers, who has worked in the IT department for five years, recalls his memories of working at the Perry Barr campus. He said “They are very fresh, its somewhere I have come to work daily and done so for the past five years. “We’re (IT) … Continue reading Birmingham City University IT member recalls memories of Perry Barr campus