News

Feb 11, 2016

Firms are not yet sure how the Zika virus should affect their business-travel policies.


Feb 10, 2016

Up to 5,000 job vacancies in the UK automotive industry could be vacant due to a skills shortage affecting the sector, according to a new report from the Automotive Council.


Feb 9, 2016

The Government has published draft legislation on the introduction of the apprenticeship levy.


Feb 8, 2016

One in ten candidates avoid whole sector after bad experience.


Feb 5, 2016

A new transport strategy published by the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP) outlines how major investments in rail and road initiatives could create 15,000 new jobs and generate £685 million in new economic growth.


Jan 28, 2016

Firms are facing an "unprecedented" shortage of skilled workers, with the threat that thousands of vacancies will be left unfilled, a new report has warned.


Jan 18, 2016

Today is what is commonly being referred to in the media as Blue Monday, the most depressing date of the year. 

The culmination of ongoing dreary weather, being hard up after Christmas and the anti climax following New Year is generally believed to contribute to a feeling of mid winter blues. If you're feeling a little under the weather today, you are not alone. Good news is at hand though - psychologists believe there are some simple ways to banish that Blue Monday feeling:

 


Sep 29, 2015

Established businesses throughout the North West have benefited from over £51m of investment since 2011, thanks to The North West Fund for Loans Plus, creating or safeguarding over 1,700 jobs.