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Wake Up and Smell the Toffee

This week Martin follows the rumoured investment in Everton FC from a Florida based investor, and wonders if English football fans are truly ready for the inevitable success which would follow…


Gary Neville: “I won’t be swallowed up by Politics.”

Read Jim’s comprehensive report on Downtown’s highly successful Business of Sport conference. Gary Neville talks frankly about sport and business and why politics is not for him. Jim reports on other contibutions including a football agent and progress on developments at top North West sporting stadia.


Sunak on the ropes

Immigration out of control, the NHS in crisis, schools tumbling down, terrorists on the loose, the economy flatlining, snubbed by international partners, and now an unwanted nickname. Can ‘Inaction Man’ Rishi Sunak get a break and turn the fortunes of his party around?


A week in America | 8 September 2023

This week, Martin looks forward to the start of the NFL season. Fans of grid iron will see big changes in where they can watch the games, how they can enjoy the experience, and how broadcasters are opening new revenue streams with in game features…


A week in America | 01 September 2023

This week, Martin studies the form for the field running to be US Presidential candidates. Troubled by legal woes, weight and health rumours, and on-going coiffure concerns, defeated 2020 candidate Donald Trump is leading the republican field… but who else is running?


The Lowry Hotel

This week’s Venue of the Week is The Lowry Hotel. The iconic five star hotel is set on the banks of the River Irwell in the heart of Manchester and will host the upcoming City of Manchester Business Awards in two weeks time.


Attend #BOSCONF23 in luxury

Downtown in Business have partnered with Escape Executive Chauffeurs to allow you to attend The Business of Sport Conference without worrying about trains, transport or traffic.


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