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.
NWBLT Productivity Task Force Chair, Richard Carter, welcomes the launch of ‘Be the Business’. Richard is managing director of BASF companies in the UK and Ireland. ‘Be the Business’, is a movement which will inspire businesses to be the best they can be, providing practical tools to assist them and be a catalyst for change…. Read more »
On 11 September NWBLT held one of its series of Business Briefings for the North West MPs at the House of Commons which was kindly sponsored by Manchester Airport and United Utilities. The lunch emphasised the positive contribution businesses make, not just to the economy, but to society as well. In addition, Professor Michael Dougan, from Liverpool University, presented the conclusions of our recent survey to identify the potential implications of various BREXIT options upon the North West. This was particularly timely as Members were voting on The Repeal Bill late that night.
Emma Degg, North West Business Leadership Team’s Chief Executive, has now been in post for just over six months. Click through to hear her thoughts about the importance of the Team’s work ….