Northern Powerhouse Conference: Businesses urged to explore flexible employment

North West businesses could improve their diversity and productivity by adopting flexible employment practises, according to the chief executive of Liverpool Knowledge Quarter. Speaking at the UK Northern Powerhouse International Conference and Exhibition, Colin Sinclair urged employers to explore the possibility of introducing measures such as shorter working days. He said: “If you ... Read More...

Liverpool Chinese supermarket up for sale

The Hondo Chinese Supermarket on Upper Duke Street in Liverpool city centre is up for sale. CBRE’s Manchester Specialist Markets team has been appointed to market the premises, which is one of the largest stores of its kind in the region. The Hondo Chinese Supermarket, which is being touted as a development opportunity, ... 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...

Royal Liver Building buyer ‘appreciates building’s heritage and importance’

The new Royal Liver Building owner says it appreciates the landmark’s heritage and importance in the city after purchasing it for £48 million. Luxembourg-based Corestate Capital Holding has acquired the iconic waterfront building, which was placed on the market last year. The Grade I-listed office building, one of Liverpool’s famous Three Graces, ... Read More...