NWBLT AND LONDON FIRST JOINT FOCUS ON SKILLS

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 »

NWBLT host Productivity Connections Workshop

In early July the NWBLT were delighted to partner with, and host, the third in a series of workshops organised by Lancaster University Management School’s Centre for Productivity & Efficiency working with the Work Foundation.   The workshops were entitled “Productivity Connections” because of the importance of various forms of connections in understanding and overcoming barriers to productivity, in the UK… Read more »

Never accepting ‘the norm’ – an article by Colin Sinclair

Liverpool’s economy is the fastest growing out of all Northern Powerhouse City Regions. Over the next five to seven years £2bn-worth of investment will be pumped into redevelopment in Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool). Having been in post as CEO for just two years now, I wanted to take the opportunity to look back at… Read more »