Businesses encouraged to shape future job skills

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is seeking the views of businesses to drive skills improvements and accelerate business growth and success. Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has today reaffirmed his ambitions to create the right conditions for business growth and success across the City Region. The first step is to seek the views of business … Read more

Unions call for a long overdue pay rise for hard-pressed council employees

Three unions representing more than 1.6 million local government employees in schools and councils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland have today (Wednesday) submitted a pay claim that attempts to narrow the growing gap between declining wages and the rising cost of living. The claim for the year from next April seeks to move the … Read more

EU boosts cooperation with key international partners to support its foreign policy objectives

The European Commission has adopted the Annual Action Programme 2017 (AAP 2017) of the Partnership Instrument, approving 19 new projects totalling more than €87 million. These projects will increase the impact of the European Union and help to achieve our objectives across a number of policy areas, in particular in climate action and clean energy, … Read more

Golfers get into the swing of things to support St Helens Sports Development Youth Sports Programme

Golfers from all over the North West swung into action at an annual golf day held at Houghwood Golf Club to raise funds for the St Helens Sports Development Youth Sports Programme and the Steve Prescott Foundation. Now in its third year, the St Helens Sports Development Youth Sports Programme Golf Day – in partnership … Read more