Business rates, infrastructure investment and affordable homes: Milton Keynes Mayor Cllr Sam Crooks assesses the impact of the Budget earlier in March on the borough and urges business to play its part in the area’s future.
THE South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership is the business-led, organisation designed to help economic growth to thrive across the South East Midlands.
Milton Keynes Mayor Cllr Sam Crooks argues that business and the council must work together to balance the borough’s economic success with its environmental needs.
David Bainbridge, a planning director for real estate experts Savills, considers the ambitions set out in a new growth strategy for Milton Keynes over the next 30 years.
Milton Keynes Mayor Cllr Sam Crooks explains why the borough retains only a third of the rates that businesses pay. That figure may change next year but may still not keep pace with Milton Keynes’ rate of growth.
BUSINESSES in Milton Keynes posted stable results in the face of economic and political uncertainty at the end of 2019 writes Paul Griffiths, chief executive of Milton Keynes Chamber of Commerce.
THE GOVERNMENT has announced its preferred route for the central section of the East West Rail scheme between Bedford and Cambridge.
THE OPENING of the East West Rail line linking Bedford, Milton Keynes, Bicester and Oxford can deliver significant opportunity for the town centre renewal of Bletchley, say councillors.
Milton Keynes is set to almost double in size in the next 30 years. Its Mayor Cllr Sam Crooks is calling on the city’s business community have its say on the plan for future growth as a major consultation gets under way.