Chief Executive’s Blog

60 per cent. That is the number of pupils from class 4P at Webster Primary School, Moss Side, who reported feeling happier at the end of a year long project by Manchester based creative and arts charity – Z-Arts who, with the backing of the North West Business Leadership Team, undertook a creative approach to… Read more »

NWBLT Welcomes New Member

The NWBLT is delighted to announce Cheshire based firm Encirc’s membership of the North West Business Leadership Team. Emma Degg, Chief Executive of the NWBLT welcomes another unique North West business: “It is fantastic news that Encirc will be joining the NWBLT.  As a business Encirc put innovation at the heart of what they do; they… Read more »

The Potential of AI and Robotics to Disrupt Business

The technology of the fourth industrial revolution has the power to advance our region but it will definitely disrupt many businesses behave in their respective markets.  The challenge for both companies and policy makers is to ensure disruptions caused by new technology are seized upon to enable greater business competitiveness and all round greater prosperity…. Read more »

Productivity and Business Confidence in the North West

The success of the North West heavily depends on the strength of our region’s businesses. The NWBLT puts a huge amount of emphasis on responsible business activity. Without business the task of increasing prosperity in the North West would be a next to impossible. Business confidence is an important metric by which we can judge the… Read more »