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

Blogs

Vote for Chris Davies and his team

Usually the European elections are shamefully ignored, this time they are centre stage and Jim gives a comprehensive guide to…
Blogs

Voting Lib Dem only way to match Farage

Everyone in favour of a People's Vote, or remaining in the EU, needs to get behind the Lib Dems in…
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Time for another sea change 40 years on?

40 years ago Britain underwent an economic and social revolution when Margaret Thatcher was elected to champion free market capitalism.…
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Brexit to trump local issues in poll?

This week Jim previews next week's major round of local elections in the North. There are many important issues facing…
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