By Frank McKenna 30 July 2009 at 11:08
At Downtown Liverpool in Business we pride ourselves on hosting what are widely recognised as the best business networking events in the region. From the barmy and informal ‘Sexy’ networking through to our business-to-business dinners, we strive to create a quality, friendly environment ... [More]
By Frank McKenna 30 July 2009 at 11:07
They say that when the going gets tough, the tough get going, and certainly in the current economic climate, businesses that survive and thrive will be the ones that come from sterner stuff than their peers. So, it is no surprise to me that Preston entrepreneur Steve Jackson, and his ‘Recyclin... [More]
By Frank McKenna 23 July 2009 at 11:06
I have had the pleasure of meeting the Conservative Shadow Home Secretary and Shadow Minister for Merseyside, Chris Grayling, on numerous occasions during the past two years. On a range of issues, elected mayors; bringing more civil servants jobs to Liverpool and protecting businesses from additiona... [More]
By Frank McKenna 23 July 2009 at 11:04
Following a comprehensive programme of summer events that included the Lancashire Business Week, the Lancashire Business Awards and an audience with Bank of England Agent John Young, the Downtown Preston in Business (DPIB) events team is taking a well earned break.
However, autumn, sadly, will soon... [More]
By Frank McKenna 15 July 2009 at 11:01
Has Liverpool City Council finally run out of patience with The Mersey Partnership? It certainly seems so, with its decision to appoint a Tourism Guru a very public vote of ‘no confidence’ in the city region wide agency whose remit it is to promote tourism and attract inward investment.