Downtown News

The North has momentum

Words by: Steve Rotheram, Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor I was delighted to attend the Transport Summit earlier this month in Leeds, organised by Downtown in Business, which brought together, not only politicians from across the North, but importantly representatives of the business community and trade unions from

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Downtown in Business presents a blockbuster Autumn events programme

Featuring, Andy Burnham, Esther McVey, Chris Grayling, Steve Rotheram, Sajid Javid, Judith Blake, Sir Richard Leese, Michael Finnigan, Nisha Katona, Andy Bounds, Susan Hinchcliffe, David Taylor, Eamon Boylan, Ruth Connor, Gary Neville, Tom Riordan, Sir Howard Bernstein, & Jo Leah Top DIB Events for Autumn 2017 LIVERPOOL: A Tale of ...

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Transport Summit: Downtown boss warns against ‘talk shop’

Downtown boss warns against 'talk shop' and calls for campaign for the North as Minister Grayling agrees to meet business leaders Transport Minister Chris Grayling has agreed to meet with business leaders from the North of England to discuss their concerns about the government’s infrastructure spending commitments on key Northern ...

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Business & Political leaders join forces to back Cross Rail North

Business and political leaders from across the Northern Powerhouse will meet next week to debate Cross Rail North – and discuss how they can work together to convince the government to get serious about infrastructure investment in the region. The special Transport Summit, hosted by Downtown in Business, will take ...

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Business backing transport summit

Over 100 business leaders from across the Northern Powerhouse have registered to attend a special transport summit that is being organised by Downtown in Business. The event takes place in Leeds on the morning of Wednesday 23rd August, and discussion will focus on the issue of the Cross Rail North ...

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Members News

Carringtons Catering nurtures working parents in the hospitality industry

Carringtons Catering is championing working parents within the hospitality industry ahead of ‘Working Parents Day’ (September 16). To mark the calendar day, the leading catering firm is highlighting the importance of achieving the ‘work/life’ balance. Statistics estimate that the share of lone parents in employment has risen from 43.8% in ...

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Kingdom charity event for The Whitechapel Centre

Kingdom Liverpool on Harrington Street in Liverpool business district welcomes on Saturday 28th October the legendary American house music singer Crystal Waters. She will perform at Kingdom Liverpool, her first gig in the city for over 10 years for one night only. Crystals set list will include “Gypsy woman” (15 ...

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North West TMT hotspots continue to thrive

The North West’s TMT sector is going from strength to strength, with its six key clusters now accounting for 755 companies across the region. Deloitte’s TMT hotspots have been classified based on their high concentration of technology, media and telecoms businesses, taking into account the infrastructure they have in place ...

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