ABOUT JIM

Jim Hancock has held the top jobs in political journalism at Granada and BBC North West. Now he’s working with some of the country’s top companies in hosting their conferences.

Recent commissions include facilitating a national conference for HS2 Industry Leaders Group attended by Lord Deighton and Sir David Higgins and hosting a conference of international companies which make up the consortium building the Mersey Gateway bridge. Ever versatile, he is soon to host a global conference on antibiotic resistance supported by AstraZeneca and Redx Pharma. Other clients include the Information Commission and United Utilities.

He’s in high demand for media training from companies like Siemens, MBNA (Bank of America) and major local authorities including Lancashire and Cheshire West and Chester.

He offers political commentary on BBC channels based in Salford Quays including Breakfast on BBC 1.

Read the latest blogs from Jim Hancock below.

Conference Chair, Corporate Events, Broadcaster and Blogger

THE LATEST FROM DOWNTOWN'S POLITICAL EDITOR, JIM HANCOCK

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From “Letter Box” to Christchurch

This week Jim urges populist politicians to curb the rhetoric after the dreadful events in New Zealand. He also reflects…
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Answer my question Mr Farage

As the Brexit crisis reaches a climax at Westminster, Jim challenges Nigel Farage to answer a question he dodged from…
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End of uncertainty

Jim asks if next week MPs will give business some certainty by finally accepting the EU Deal. He also looks…
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EU deal on March 12th?

This week Jim speculates that the possibility of a People's Vote or an extension of the Brexit wrangle, might force…
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