North West business events: October and November 2018

Best for property professionals  11 October  North West Property Awards (NWPAs) Lutyens Crypt, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral  > Visit websiteThe NWPAs, organised by Move Publishing, is a popular fixture in the North West events calendar.Celebrating excellence across the region’s property sector,the event will take place for the 16th year in 2018.Awards will be presented across ... Read More...

Professional pointers: Supporting local communities

Professional pointers: Supporting local communities  Dr Alan Southern, co-director of the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy and Practice and a senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool Management School, highlights the importance of businesses contributing to their local communities and how to truly make a difference.Most businesses are local. In a ... Read More...

Professional pointers: Maintaining a healthy work-life balance

Professional pointers: Maintaining a healthy work-life balance with Sue Henry, founder of MSH Partnership Working every waking hour may make us feel like we’re getting more done, but a gruelling schedule impacts on our health, affects relationships and reduces productivity. When we tend to our wellbeing we become more creative, make better decisions and feel ... Read More...

How to embrace flexible working practices

How to embrace flexible working practices According to Work Wise UK, which promotes ‘smarter’ working practices through campaigns including Work Wise Week and National Work from Home Day, the likes of flexible, remote and mobile working can boost productivity and increase work-life balance. Here are some tips to bear in mind when ... Read More...

Professional pointers: Maintaining productivity during the World Cup

Professional pointers: Maintaining workplace productivity during the World Cup with Altum HR When warmer weather strikes, stuffy conditions and distractions through the window invariably take their toll on office productivity. Add large scale sporting events to this and employees may feel distracted if the proper provisions are not put in place.Altum HR, a member ... Read More...

Masterplan to boost Liverpool’s ‘Beatles Quarter’

Liverpool City Council plans to produce a masterplan to boost the city’s ‘Beatles Quarter’ and develop its global tourism appeal.The local authority wants to increase investment and control the future use of buildings in the area around Matthew Street, which is home to the world-famous Cavern Club.A report to the council's cabinet next Friday ... Read More...