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 »
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 »