South Manchester financial and professional network

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  • Date and time

    Wednesday 26 September 2018 07:30 - 09:00
  • Price

    Free
  • Location

    Balmoral Suite, at The Deanwater Hotel, Wilmslow Road, Woodford, SK7 1RJ
  • Submitted by

    Stockport Council
  • Booking information
    growthteam@stockport.gov.uk

Description

The meeting will provide opportunities for attendees to network and collaborate with other representatives from the sector, whilst also hearing informative and topical presentations that can help build their business.

Guest Speakers:

Outlook for the UK and North West Economy

John Young, Bank of England

The challenges of recent years are still continuing although some signs of recovery are now becoming visible in both the regional and national economy. At the event, John Young, North West Agent for the Bank of England will be sharing his knowledge and expertise with network members and providing an update on the outlook for the UK and North West economy. In his off the record presentation John will also be highlighting reasons for companies to be optimistic, as well as identifying areas where caution is still needed.

Work and Skills - shaping our future success

Richard Mortimer, Head of Economy, Work and Skills, Stockport Council

Earlier in the year Stockport Work and Skills Commission led a public debate focused on work, skills and the local economy in Stockport. Richard will provide feedback on the debate and discuss next steps on how we collectively can tackle inequalities in skills, employment and income levels across the borough so we have a skilled workforce that fuels productivity across sectors and improves our local economy.

If you would like to attend please email growthteam@stockport.gov.uk or call the Growth Team on 0161 474 3737.

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