November 25, 2021

Growth Without Gimmicks – What is the Future for the Northern Powerhouse?

Downtown in Business recently hosted a lunch forum at the Hilton Hotel in Leeds city centre. The event, which was sponsored by Avison Young and Laing O’Rourke, was focused on the status of the Northern Powerhouse, issues surrounding the government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda and the aftermath of the recent announcement of the axing of the HS2 route to Leeds.

In Conversation with Tom Stannard

Downtown Manchester in Business recently hosted a special event at The Lowry Hotel, Salford Quays. The event entitled ‘In Conversation with Tom Stannard’ to discuss the key role of Salford in the regeneration of Greater Manchester and the cities bounce back from the pandemic. 

Creating the next generation of digital talent

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Steph Doyle Head of The Digital Academy at The City of Liverpool College explains why digital skills are in demand more than ever, with employers consistently looking to improve their workforce’s knowledge.

Coming to a bus stop near you…

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There’s a quiet revolution taking place, which you might not be aware of, and it’s primarily focused on the good old bus.

Exclusive Roundtable with NP11

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Downtown in Business recently held an exclusive roundtable dinner with the leading members of NP11, Sir Roger Marsh OBE and Asif Hamed MBE.

Liverpool’s Visitor Economy – Bouncing Back Better

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Downtown in Business recently hosted a breakfast forum at Mason’s on Seel Street centred around Liverpool’s Visitor Economy and the positive ongoing recovery of the city after the detrimental effects of the pandemic.

Does politics affect business investment?

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How much notice do business investors take of the political shenanigins at the Town Hall? Jim previews a lecture next week by distinguished academic Michael Parkinson who will look at Liverpool. A city massively regenerated but with a political system that’s bust.

In Conversation with Neil Rami

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The Chief Executive of the West Midlands Growth Company Neil Rami joined Downtown in Business for an exclusive roundtable discussion at The Edgbaston Park Hotel.