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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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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Northern regions lose out on levelling up funding post-Brexit

03.02.22 Every region in England except Cornwall risks seeing funding halved post Brexit, analysis of the Shared Prosperity Fund...

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A plan to level up the north

14.01.22 Before there was levelling up, there was the northern powerhouse – an economic vision to rebalance the UK...

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‘Second-class’ rail investment for the north, as government publishes IRP

19.11.21 Yesterday the government published its much-anticipated Integrated Rail Plan and confirmed that the eastern leg of HS2 will...

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The North delivered almost a third of UK green investment performance in 2020, finds EY

20.10.21 The North of England attracted almost a third (29%) of the UK’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) backed cleantech...

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