Orbit carry out largest industrial letting in the North West in 2017

AIM listed company Accrol Group Holdings plc has agreed to lease 368,400 sq. ft. of industrial space at Orbit Development’s distribution warehouse scheme, M58 Distribution Centre in Skelmersdale. Accrol is a leading independent manufacturer of both branded and private label tissue products with ranges including toilet, kitchen and facial tissues. The Blackburn based company manufactures … Read more

£229 million of industrial strategy investment in science, research and innovation

Business secretary announces £229 million of industrial strategy investment in science, research and innovation Greg Clark announces Industrial Strategy investment for UK research and development. Funding of £126 million announced for a world class research centre at the University of Manchester for development of advanced materials. Government confirms investment of £103 million in Rosalind Franklin … Read more

Government ministers kick off industrial strategy engagement programme in North West

Ministers to meet businesses and workers across the North West to hear their views on what the priorities should be for the region. ministers will begin a UK wide regional engagement tour with visits across the North West, explaining how plans for a modern Industrial Strategy will benefit the region Business Secretary Greg Clark will host an … Read more

Industrial strategy must give every part of UK better jobs and living standards after Brexit, says TUC

TUC publishes 5 tests for the government’s industrial strategy The TUC has today (Sunday) published 5 tests the government’s industrial strategy must meet if it is to make the UK successful after Brexit with higher productivity, more high-quality jobs and major improvements to living standards. The TUC is publishing its view ahead of the green … Read more