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Friday 12th April 2013

Councillor Andrew Burns


Council Leader The City of Edinburgh Council

Fuelling the engines of economic growth Opening Seminar: The Capital City Region

Edinburghs Strategy for Jobs and Growth

Some facts and figures Investment and growth A Strategy for Jobs Ongoing challenges

Summary

Edinburghs Key Facts

Edinburgh is the most prosperous UK city after London

We ranked 1st on Gross Value Added per Resident in 2009*

Source: Office of National Statistics, Regional GVA

Foreign Direct Investment in Major UK Cities * (2011)

* London = 375 projects, 18,468 jobs

Financial Services

And more to come - the HQ of the new UK Green Investment Bank!

Edinburghs Key Sectors

Financial Services Science & Technology Renewable Energy Creative Industries Tourism Retail

Investing in Jobs: Spatial Development


3.35bn Investment in Infrastructure

Forth Replacement Crossing (1.45-1.6bn) Tram (776m) Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Project (650m) Borders Railway (300m)

Waverley Station Upgrade (130m) Haymarket Station Interchange (25m) Edinburgh Gateway Interchange (35m) Edinburgh Airport Enhancements

Tram

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Tram
Interchange Edinburgh Park RBS

IBG

Airport
Arena

RHS

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City Centre Developments

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Haymarket

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Charlotte Square & George Street

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Rose Street

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Atria, Caltongate, Advocates Close

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Apple

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Priorities for Prosperity


Tram Delivery and Post Tram City Centre Project : Operational in 2014 Transform the public realm along the Tram route and at key locations including Charlotte Square, George Street, Chambers Street Support Essential Edinburgh: BID established in 2008 following successful ballot of businesses. 622 businesses within BID area. Renewal ballot May 2013 Continued support for city centre promotion and marketing Appearance Matters: Clean, green, safe, vibrant and attractive Events and exhibitions e.g. Britain from the Air in Spring 2013 Encourage high quality development including the completion of the St James Quarter

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A Strategy for Jobs


The First Six Months

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Job Seekers Allowance Claimant rate in Edinburgh and Scotland 2009-present


Edinburgh 5 4 3 2 1 0 Scotland

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FDI projects in Edinburgh annually


40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0

20 03 20 04 20 05 20 06 20 07 20 08 20 09 20 10 20 11 20 12 20 13

Source of Employment
Total Other services Public admin educ. & health Banking finance & insurance Transport & Communication Distribution, hotels & rest Construction Manufacturing -2,500 Energy & water Agriculture & fishing -5,000 -700 -500 0 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 0 1,500 4,700 2,300 3,100 13,000 20,900

Jobs change in Edinburgh 2012-22

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Investing in Jobs: Investment Support

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Investing in Jobs: Business Support

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Investing in Jobs: Incubation

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Investing in Jobs: Employment Support


1,000 additional opportunities 852 jobs identified (290 delivered) Active relationships with 150 Cos Linking with Business Gateway

108 apprentices in the Council

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Investing in Jobs: Employment Support

It sounded like a great opportunity. It was a way to get into something I was actually interested in, and to learn more skills. It helped me massively; before I joined IYP I wasnt able to get into my chosen field as I had no experience and I didnt have the right skills.

Erin Boyle was referred to Inspiring Young People by Edinburgh College

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Challenges
Growth Plan / City Investment Fund Retail sector Green economy City image

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Scottish Cities Alliance (and their regions?)


City Investment (SDI, SE) Visitor Economy Renewable Economy

Edinburgh

West Edinburgh Bioquarter


Waterfront Office Development

EICC Arena

Dundee Glasgow Aberdeen


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V&A Etc

Waterfront Financial renewables hub Energy Park


Etc

Thank you

Councillor Andrew Burns


Council Leader

andrew.burns@edinburgh.gov.uk

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