Chief Executive’s Blog

Nullius in verba – ‘On the word of no one’ or ‘take nobody’s word for it’ is the motto of the Royal Society. This is not exactly a fashionable view at present, but the future of our economy depends upon us all continuing to respect sound evidence and expertise and to make the right decisions… Read more »

NWBLT December Update

WELCOME TO THE NWBLT DECEMBER UPDATE It has been extremely busy over the past month with a number of events and announcements including the launch of the Industrial Strategy. Productivity The Productivity Task Force priorities are to: Lead and support the development of a North West ‘ecosystem’ to link to the work of the National… Read more »


The North West Business Leadership Team were delighted to welcome Jake Berry MP, the Northern Powerhouse Minister, to their roundtable session in Chester on 30th November.  The meeting was chaired by Juergen Maier, CEO of Siemens UK, and included wide ranging discussions with LEP Chairs and private sector leaders from across the region. Discussion focussed… Read more »