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Downtown boss welcomes 'Devo Lancs' progress

Lancashire council leaders are edging closer to an agreement over how best to work together to secure more investment in the county from Central Government. Talks about forming a Combined Authority broke down last year but leaders are back around the table in a bid to form an agreement that ...

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Downtown partners with Financial Times for major conference

Downtown in Business has been selected by the Financial Times as the media partner for the forthcoming FT UK Business conference in Manchester. The event is taking place on 24th May at the Principal Hotel, and confirmed speakers include Jurgen Maier of Seamans, Bridgette Rosewell of Volterra Partners, and Northern Powerhouse ...

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Metro Mayors spell out vision for future to Downtown members

The city region mayors for Greater Manchester and Liverpool shared a platform at a special event hosted by Downtown in Business at the offices of Deloitte in Manchester earlier this week. Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram addressed a group of 100- strong business leaders on a range of issues, including ...

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Over half of employers don't meet basic mental health support standards

Coinciding with Stress Awareness Month, workplace health and wellbeing expert, Health@Work, has revealed that 57% of UK employers do not meet the basic standards when it comes to supporting their staff with mental health. The research follows a recent study by the NHS, which found that one in three ‘sick ...

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B&M Waste Pledges Support of National homeless charity Crisis

Family-run waste management company, B&M Waste Services has pledged its support for Crisis, the national charity for homeless people. Crisis help people directly out of homelessness and campaign for the changes needed to solve it altogether. Supporting the charity, B&M Waste hope to further raise awareness of the dangers of ...

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