By Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Founder & Chairman – Morningside Pharmaceuticals & Trustees for the Randal Charitable Foundation
Dr Nik Kotecha OBE - entrepreneur, influencer and philanthropist – has a compelling New Year’s wish for the Midlands region of the United Kingdom.
My ambition is to bring the West and East Midlands’ businesses together, with one voice.
We need to develop a combined voice for the Midlands with joint messaging that breaks down silos, shows off our strengths, offers new opportunities to engage and secures much needed funding from Government. The businesses in both regions need to work much closer together.
I am not only talking about devolution of powers. Individuals and families in Walsall, Leicester and Darlington must have the same opportunities as people living in the South East. Together we can establish the Midlands as a national hub for business, innovation, skills and ideas, which will help turn the tide and really ‘level up’ the reg...