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LCR weekly business news round-up: 02.02.2018

Here’s a quick round-up of some of the most important business stories for the Liverpool City region this week

6,000 businesses in the Liverpool City Region benefit from business support

Over 6,000 businesses in the Liverpool City Region have benefited from practical business support through the Local Growth Hub, which continues to unlock and support business growth within the region.

Liverpool leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband

Liverpool will be one of the first cities to benefit from proposals announced today by Openreach for a major acceleration of its ultrafast fibre broadband network.

Annual Business of Science event sets it sights on Liverpool for 2018

Liverpool will play host to the 2018 Business of Science conference on Thursday 17th May with a raft of high-profile speakers, including vice-chancellor, University of Liverpool, Professor Dame Janet Beer DBE and Richard Carter, managing director UK and Ireland for BASF.

Club Liverpool appoints Colin Sinclair as new chair and unveils huge boost for local economy

Colin Sinclair, chief executive of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool, was last night (31 January) announced as the new chair of Club Liverpool, the city region’s conference ambassador programme.