Ask the panel: digital or physical infrastructure – which will have the greater impact in the North West?

Ask the panel: digital or physical infrastructure - which will have the greater impact in the North West? The government’s recently announced UK Digital Strategy includes commitment to developing a “world class” digital infrastructure whilst, at the same time, it presses ahead with the £56 billion HS2 and the mammoth Trans-Pennine ... Read More...

Business rates relief in Spring Budget 2017

Help for firms hit by high business rates was among the key measures outlined in Chancellor Philip Hammond's Spring Budget.The government has set aside £435 million for the companies affected, with a £300m hardship fund set up for the small businesses hit hardest.Hammond pledged that businesses losing existing relief will pay ... Read More...