Earlier this summer the Government issued a call for evidence to guide the creation of a new national Aviation Strategy. The aviation sector is a key facilitator of business and regional economic growth. For the North West to truly prosper our ambitions must be international. This means we must be proactive in our efforts to… Read more »
At a meeting in Bolton young people from the Octagon Theatre spoke to NWBLT members about the positive impact being involved with the Octagon had made on their lives. This stimulated a group discussion about the work of the cultural sector in the North West and in particular the work of the Octagon and Z… Read more »
Here Chris Gray, Managing Director – EALA Health & Public Services Analytics at Accenture, explains why Accenture are members of the NWBLT. Following this Chris talks about the biggest and most important issues facing the region and the Northern Powerhouse initiative.
The British Chamber of Commerce, the TUC and the North West Business Leadership Team are among the UK’s leading business organisations which have joined with the think tank Green Alliance to urge the government to support more resource efficient manufacturing. They say it is needed to close the UK’s regional productivity gap and ensure good… Read more »
As part of the NWBLT events around the Conservative Party Conference, which was hosted in Manchester this year, we were pleased to co-host a reception at Addleshaw Goddard’s office alongside the Law Society around the Northern Powerhouse. We were delighted to welcome Jack Berry MP, the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, and Henri Murison,… Read more »
On Wednesday 20th September our members, including Sandy Lindsay MBE, Chair of the NWBLT Skills Taskforce, met at the new Alstom facility in Widnes. The group was given a tour of the £21 million technology rail hub where Pendolino trains are currently being repainted to ensure their longevity. The facility has a real emphasis on skills… Read more »
Please click through to hear from Juergen Maier – North West Business Leadership Team’s Chair and CEO of Siemens UK.