Sandy Lindsay, NWBLT Skills Lead, talks about Demystifying Skills

Sandy Lindsay MBE, Founder of Tangerine PR and the Juice Academy, speaks below about the Demystifying Skills event  on 23 November @UTCMediaCity which is being organised by the Institute of Directors North West in partnership with North West Business Leadership Team,  Federation of Small Businesses and Pro-Manchester to demystify skills. Presented by the experts, with… Read more »


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 »

A Call For A Northern Powerhouse Aviation Strategy

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 »

Culture Builds Skills

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 »