Archive for July, 2010

July 29th, 2010

Work starts on £30 million Business Park and industrial zone at Penny Lane, Haydock

informationWork to transform former brownfield sites in Haydock is now underway. A new business development, Empress Park and an industrial zone at Boston Park, home to a former colliery site, will pave the way for over 2,000 jobs…

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July 29th, 2010

3D World Expo film to get public screenings

shanghai-expo-dragon-300-105639429People in Liverpool are being given the chance to experience the spectacular 3D film promoting the city on the world stage. The announcement was made at an event held for sponsors of Liverpool’s presence at the World Expo yesterday…

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July 29th, 2010

PSN Awarded Shell Contract for Brent Field

psn_sign_1PSN is pleased to confirm that it has been awarded a contract by Shell U.K. Limited (Shell), acting on behalf of itself and Esso Exploration and Production UK Limited (Esso), for work on the Brent oil and gas field in the UK North Sea…

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July 28th, 2010

Business Leaders and Local Authorities gather to discuss Local Enterprise Partnerships

news-imageMinister for Regional and local economic development, Mark Prisk and Minister for Decentralisation, Greg Clark, today hosted a round table event with business groups, local authorities and think tanks to listen to their views on the creation of local enterprise partnerships…

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July 28th, 2010

Acas Chair re-appointed

acasDepartment for Business, Innovation and Skills Employment Relations Minister, Edward Davey, today announced the re-appointment of Ed Sweeney as Chair of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) Council….

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July 27th, 2010

Fortune 500 Boss Visits Liverpool Pavilion

Image: Liverpool PavilionOne of the world’s most powerful business women has visited Liverpool’s pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai and found out all about the city’s world class business credentials….

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July 27th, 2010

Update on NWDA funding

NWDAIt has been widely reported that the Coalition Government has reduced the NWDA’s budget this year by £52million, plus an additional £3.7m of administration reduction. Following this, the Agency has agreed an approach to making this budget reduction which has been approved by the NWDA Board…

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July 26th, 2010

Northwest Regional Development Agency Non-Executive Directors to continue Board serve

NWDAMark Prisk, Minister for Business, today announced continued terms of appointment to the Board of NWDA…

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July 26th, 2010

Acas issues guidance around holiday rights as summer requests hot up

acasAcas, the employment relations service, is reminding employers of the workplace rights around annual leave and flexible working as the schools break for the holiday season and there are more requests for time off…

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July 26th, 2010

Charity discounts from Virgin Trains CharityLine

virgin-trainsFrom 13 August charities will be able to benefit from 20% discounts on Advance fares for use over the Virgin Trains network….

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