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 »
On Thursday 23rd November the NWBLT were delighted to work in partnership on a skills event in Salford alongside the Institute of Directors, Federation of Small Businesses and Pro Manchester. The event was called “Demystifying Skills” the goal was to bring together those in the education sector with businesses. Chairing this event was Sandy Lindsay,… Read more »
Dr Julie Maxton CBE, Executive Director of the Royal Society said “Emma Degg and the North West Business Leadership Team were instrumental in encouraging the Royal Society to hold today’s conference and dinner in Manchester and extremely helpful in introducing us to key industry leaders in the North West.” The NWBLT are delighted to welcome the… Read more »
Productivity is a crucial component to understanding the economic and social well-being of a country or region. Richard Carter, Chair of the NWBLT Productivity Taskforce and Managing Director of BASF UK, explains why we ought to consider that, although often productivity is overlooked, we need to understand that it has concrete impacts on our region’s… Read more »
Mike Blackburn, NW Regional Director of BT and Chair of the NWBLT’s Transport and Infrastructure Group, talks below about the importance of transport and infrastructure to the North West Region.
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 »
Science and innovation are crucial to the advancement of the North West. David Pinder, CEO of Baxi and Chair of the NWBLT Science, Technology and Innovation Group, explains below how we need to recognise areas of scientific and innovative strengths in the North West that tie in with scientific global mega-trends. Recognition of the North… Read more »