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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Faith in our institutions under threat

The United Kingdom used to have a reputation for being a bit dull but reliable and honourable in the way…
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Six more years of Trump?

50 years ago, Richard Nixon was elected President of the United States. He went down in disgrace because of the…
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Burnham fuels Labour budget row

The budget has plunged Labour into a topsy turvy row over the Chancellor’s income tax cuts. Greater Manchester Mayor Andy…
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An “austerity over” budget? PM battles on

As I have forecast for months, Theresa May has seen off the noose wielding Brexiteers with their empty threats. They…
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