Productivity is a crucial component to understanding the economic and social well-being of a country or region. Richard Carter, Chair of the NWBLT Productivity Taskforce and Managing Director of BASF UK, explains why we ought to consider that, although often productivity is overlooked, we need to understand that it has concrete impacts on our region’s… Read more »
Mike Blackburn, NW Regional Director of BT and Chair of the NWBLT’s Transport and Infrastructure Group, talks below about the importance of transport and infrastructure to the North West Region.
Sandy Lindsay MBE, Founder of Tangerine PR and the Juice Academy, speaks below about the Demystifying Skills event on 23 November @UTCMediaCity which is being organised by the Institute of Directors North West in partnership with North West Business Leadership Team, Federation of Small Businesses and Pro-Manchester to demystify skills. Presented by the experts, with… Read more »
Science and innovation are crucial to the advancement of the North West. David Pinder, CEO of Baxi and Chair of the NWBLT Science, Technology and Innovation Group, explains below how we need to recognise areas of scientific and innovative strengths in the North West that tie in with scientific global mega-trends. Recognition of the North… Read more »
Industry proposals to boost the UK’s manufacturing sector have been unveiled this morning with the publication of the national Industrial Digitalisation Review. Produced by a team led by NWBLT’s Chairman and Siemens UK CEO Professor Juergen Maier, the report outlines significant proposals to boost the UK economy by harnessing digital technologies including robotics and artificial… Read more »
The NWBLT, sees making the North West a great place for all to do business live and work, regardless of whether they are fully-abled or not, as our central goal. To achieve this we must make sure the region is fully accessible. One of the more worrying developments that has come to light, particularly in… Read more »
The NWBLT welcomes the news that Jodrell Bank in Cheshire has been shortlisted for UNESCO World Heritage Status. For over 50 years Jodrell Bank has been a testament to the North’s ability to take a leading role in the scientific advancement and work at the absolute forefront of human knowledge. Jodrell Bank is a remarkable… Read more »