Government’s £3m cultural Northern Powerhouse fund to ‘develop future talent’

A £3 million Northern Powerhouse cultural fund is a “vote of confidence that will develop future talent” according to the government.Prime Minister Theresa May announced the cash boost for cultural and creative organisations in areas including Liverpool and Manchester yesterday (8 May) during a reception at 10 Downing Street.Through the ... Read More...

Ask the Panel: Can all businesses truly support North West’s future talent?

Ask the Panel: Can all businesses truly support North West's future talent? The Northern Powerhouse Partnership’s ‘Educating the North’ report recently called on “every northern business to mentor or otherwise meaningfully reach out on careers and enterprise skills” to help bridge the education and skills gap between London and the North. ... Read More...

‘Educating the North’ report calls on businesses to help close the skills gap

All North West businesses should “meaningfully reach out” to young people on careers and skills according to a Northern Powerhouse report.The ‘Educating the North’ document, published today, calls on firms to help close the education and skills gap between the North of England and London.Highlighting one of five recommendations by ... Read More...

Colliers makes Exchange Flags switch

The Liverpool office of real estate advisors Colliers International has relocated to Exchange Flags.The firm’s six-strong team has made the move to Walker House after “outgrowing” its previous India Buildings base.Colliers has taken 1,152 sq ft on the eighth-floor at the Exchange Flags office building in the centre of Liverpool’s ... Read More...

Recommendations on ‘Delivering a Northern Infrastructure Strategy’ handed to metro mayors

A call for central government to immediately increase the level of infrastructure investment forms part of a new Northern Powerhouse report.‘Delivering a Northern Infrastructure Strategy’ by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is being handed over to Liverpool and Manchester’s metro mayors today (7 September) and includes a number of ... Read More...