Modal Training | Hard SkillsLEP / Skills / Technology | Tuesday 29th August 2017
Modal Training Ltd, a cutting-edge training provider. This is the first organisation in the UK to provide multi modal logistics training for sea, road, rail and air, as well as a full range of support services.
Mike Perls, MC2 CEO | The importance of transport infrastructureInfrastructure | Tuesday 29th August 2017
MC2 is a thriving strategic communications consultancy business with its heart in the North of England and its ambition on a global stage. With offices in both Manchester and San Francisco, Mike Perls, the founder of MC2, understands just how vital good transport links are to growing business and the economy. He tells us about the importance of transport infrastructure investment in growing the North’s economy.
Leeding by example – the forefront of FinTechFinTech / Technology | Tuesday 29th August 2017
Leeds City Region has long been a hub for financial services businesses. More recently, its culture of innovation has seen it emerge as a centre for the creative and digital industry, as well as a leading location for FinTech (financial technology).
Above The CloudSkills | Wednesday 10th May 2017
When Lawrence Jones began his cloud solution business 15 years ago he had foresight to know the Northern Powerhouse was possible and achieveable. Today, he is helping to shape the next generation of technically and digitally skilled workers with his innovative and revolutionary thinking.
Driving The FutureTechnology | Friday 19th May 2017
In the last 20 years technological advances have seen vehicle automation catapult into the forefront of car manufacturers and tech companies’ psyches. Now it seems everyone has joined the race.
Power On The HorizonEnergy | Friday 19th May 2017
When the first huge turbine blade to be manufactured at Siemens’ wind power factory in Hull was revealed, it represented far more than just 75 metres of technological and engineering expertise.
The Future is ElectricAdvanced manufacturing | Thursday 1st December 2016
Electric vehicles may still seem a distant future for many in the UK, but with government commitments to cutting emissions by 2050, we are looking at 60% of new car sales being ultra-low emissions or electric by 2030. Phil Blythe, Professor of Intelligent Transport Systems at Newcastle University and Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for Transport explains more.
What Does Tourism and Transport Mean to Cumbria?LEP | Thursday 1st December 2016
It has long been acknowledged that investment in infrastructure and transport projects in Cumbria is critical to the wellbeing of the local economy and to the creation of a world class visitor destination to which we all aspire.
Digital Eye on TransportSME Opinion | Thursday 1st December 2016
The Northern Powerhouse Independent Economic Review, commissioned by TfN on behalf of northern partners, identified four prime capabilities which could drive transformational growth in the North’s economy. One of these four capabilities is Digital, so we decided to sit down with three Northern influencers in one of the fastest moving business sectors to ask their views on real-world connectivity. Here’s what they had to say.