What the Queen’s Speech means for the north

13.05.22 By Richard Bonner, Northern Cities Executive at Arcadis The Levelling-up Bill will be one of the flagship bills...

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Shared Prosperity Fund shortfall leaves a gaping hole at the heart of levelling up

22.04.22 By Henri Murison, director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Last week, the Government finally announced the allocations for...

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EY set to more than double its presence in Manchester

06.04.22 EY has announced plans today to more than double the size of its business in Manchester in the...

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Promising signs for northern economy in NatWest PMI data

18.03.22 Our Chief Economist Andrew McPhillips shares his analysis of the latest NatWest Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) surveys for...

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Q&A with Arcadis construction apprentice Carys Marsh

18.03.22 Developing a skilled, productive workforce is fundamental to the Northern Powerhouse. According to recent Government data, apprenticeship numbers...

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NPP and mayors call for the north to lead green Industrial Revolution

11.03.22 Our vice-chair Professor Juergen Maier CBE has joined forces with northern mayors Andy Burnham, Tracy Brabin, Dan Jarvis...

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The Levelling Up White Paper can be a blueprint for success for the North

17.02.22 With the dust settled after its long awaited launch, Arcadis’ Northern Cities Executive, Richard Bonner takes a closer...

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From Industrial Revolution to Northern Powerhouse: productivity in the North of England

08.02.22 Before there was the Northern Powerhouse there was the City Growth Commission, an inquiry launched in October 2013...

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Transport Select Committee: NPP response

04.02.22 It is worth saying at the outset of this written evidence that investment in the rail network in...

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Can ‘Smart’ Opportunity Areas help close the education disadvantage gap?

28.01.22 In 2016, Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening introduced a new initiative to increase social mobility in...

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