Rolls-Royce SMR facility in Sheffield to produce prototype modules

21.05.24 Rolls-Royce SMR is setting up a multi-million pound facility in Sheffield, UK, to manufacture and test prototype modules...

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Northerners overpaying on council tax by £250 a year

12.02.2024 Unfair and outdated council tax bands mean that Northern households are overpaying by £250 a year on average,...

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Investing in education and skills at Sellafield

08.02.24 By Michelle Lambon-Wilks, Head of Education & Skills Sellafield Ltd It’s an exciting time to be asked to...

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Devolution in action: shared goals in the Humber

29.01.24 By Tom Bridges, Arup UK Government & Innovation Lead & Leeds Office leader A year ago, the UK...

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NPP spring budget submission 2024

26.01.2024 The Treasury pays a heavy price for the Northern economy’s continued underperformance. Our analysis of ONS data has...

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TUC and NPP call for new “cross-party consensus” on infrastructure investment 

14.11.23 A joint statement from the Northern Powerhouse Partnership and Trades Union Congress Transport infrastructure is the backbone of...

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Vocational education cannot be an afterthought, business leaders say

15.08.23 Business and education leaders are calling for urgent reform and investment for vocational education, amid reports of chronic...

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Greater Manchester’s productivity resurgence

03.06.23 Greater Manchester is experiencing the beginning of a productivity resurgence as new analysis from economic consultancy Metro Dynamics...

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Lord Jim O’Neill announced as new NPP Chair

10.05.23 Lord Jim O’Neill has been announced as the new Chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP), the business-led...

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Delivering value for money on HS2

12.04.23 In February 2020, the then Prime Minister Boris Johnson committed to building Northern Powerhouse Rail across the Pennines...

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