Metro mayors urged to address skills gap

The North West's incoming metro mayors must address the "skills gap" to ensure the region prospers, according to a commercial property expert. Mike Horner, regional director of Muse Developments, says that getting young people into work should be a priority for the new leaders of Greater Manchester and the Liverpool City ... 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...

Support project to boost Liverpool City Region apprenticeships

A new project supporting apprenticeships is underway across the Liverpool City Region after being commissioned by the National Apprenticeship Service. The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools (ASK) initiative will help the government achieve its target of 3 million apprenticeship starts by 2020. Greater Merseyside Learning Providers’ Federation (GMLPF) will deliver the ... Read More...