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...

Colliers joins government’s Northern Powerhouse partnership programme

Commercial agent Colliers International has signed up to the government’s Northern Powerhouse partnership programme.The firm joins a growing network of fellow companies including Manchester Airports Group, Peel Group, Siemens and Deloitte to help champion the strategy and back business growth throughout the region.On becoming the latest to join the programme of ... Read More...

Key Diary Dates: December 2016 – January 2017

Key Diary Dates: December 2016 - January 2017 Best for Entrepreneurs 1 December Liverpool & Sefton Chambers of Commerce Annual Dinner Liverpool Football Club, Anfield, LiverpoolThe new main stand at Anfield will host the popular annual event, celebrating another fantastic year of business achievements. This year, attendees will hear from inspirational speakers from the fastest ... Read More...