NWBLT member Grant Thornton host “Well-Being” Event

Business Leaders from across the North West have vowed to help set a new standard for employee well-being, which will make the region’s economy more productive and its people healthier.  An event organised by NWBLT members, Grant Thornton, drew together business leaders, HR directors and expert contributors from a range of organisations, all passionate about making… Read more »

NWBLT Panel Opens The University of Manchester Triple Helix Conference

Last week, several NWBLT members and partner organisations spoke at the University of Manchester’s Triple Helix conference.  The conference examined the intersection between academia, government and business and sought to promote innovation through the meeting of these three strands. The NWBLT were delighted to organise a panel for a session entitled Powering Strategies on innovation… Read more »

NWBLT Member, Joëlle Warren on Diversity in Business

Diversity is a crucial topic that the NWBLT sees as central to improving the prosperity of our region. By ensuring all talent is considered without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation etc we can ensure that the North West is a region where talent is valued and able to make the most difference. NWBLT member,… Read more »

Powering Strategies for Innovation NWBLT Panel

To open the XVI Triple Helix International Conference in Manchester, the North West Business Leadership Team has brought together a panel of leaders from universities, business, and business development organizations in North West England who will discuss insights from the collaborative initiatives that are powering the region’s role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. With the diversity of NWBLT… Read more »


Sandy Lindsay MBE, NWBLT’s Skills Lead, has signed a letter to The Times along with a number of business organisations led by Jasmine Whitbread, CEO at London First, calling for the promised review of the Apprentice Levy.  Sandy is the Founder and Chair of Tangerine and Director of the Juice Academy which provides social media… Read more »

Essential Consultation launched

The North West region owes it to the world and to itself to be a strong leader in a new, green economy that leaves the world a better place than we found it for the first time in many, many generations.  The NWBLT have produced a new charter  for a green economy, a successor to our previous ‘Essential Resources’ report, designed… Read more »

NWBLT Chairman Welcomes Strengthened NWBLT Membership

The NWBLT is delighted to announce Simone Peppi, COO and Founder of the Pilot Group, as the newest member of the North West Business Leadership Team. The Pilot Group is a family owned manufacturing organisation that will no doubt bring some fascinating insights to all of the NWBLT’s ongoing and future work. On joining the… Read more »