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...

Prof Janet Beer: We must avoid ‘unnecessary barriers’ when leaving EU

“Unnecessary barriers” must be avoided to maintain science and research success as Britain exits the European Union, according to the University of Liverpool’s vice-chancellor.Professor Janet Beer says European funding and the ability to collaborate and work internationally on projects has helped attract experts in the growth sectors to the city.Speaking to ... Read More...

How local councils are working commercially to generate revenue and bolster growth

How local councils are investing commercially to generate revenue and bolster growthAT A GLANCE •  Investments in commercial property and other assets are among the ways North West councils are generating revenue. •  Arms-length companies are increasingly being formed by the region’s councils to boost growth, jobs and regeneration. •  More commercially savvy ... Read More...