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Education in the Northern Powerhouse

The Northern Powerhouse concept is approaching a crucial time in its development – in order for it to succeed it is vital that the north can harness the three key elements required for economic growth: “research”, “innovation” and “skills”, and in order for this to happen a large emphasis is being placed on the future … Continue Reading

Full Steam Ahead Please

The quality of the North’s trade links, both nationally and worldwide, will be an essential factor in its bid to become a united force able to compete globally. In Manchester Airport the North already has a world-class global hub, providing access to key cities around the world.  This, along with the regions other smaller airports, … Continue Reading

Economy of the North – Outlook for 2016

Historically, the economy of Northern England has not enjoyed the same levels of prosperity as that of the south. However Chancellor George Osborne’s ‘Northern Powerhouse’ concept aims to address this economic imbalance, attracting investment into northern cities and towns and levelling the playing field once and for all. The growing sense of potential around the … Continue Reading
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