Reigniting the “UK Second City” Argument. Who is edging it in the CVENT 2017 European Meeting Destinations Index?

Interesting statistic emerging to fuel the ongoing argument about whether Birmingham or Manchester is the UK’s second city. The CVENT 2017 Index of Top 25 meeting destinations in Europe (see link below) puts Birmingham two places ahead of Manchester at number 19. Interestingly Birmingham has also climbed higher than Manchester in comparison with their respective…

“There will always be winners and losers in any devolution process”: North England Build Conference 2016

The blog attended at the Northern Powerhouse session yesterday morning during Day 1 of the North England Build Conference at Manchester Central. Given that the “Conference Room” was simply an open seated area at the back of the exhibition space, both the acoustics and background noise level left something to be desired. Be that as…

North England Build Conference at Manchester Central 27/28 April – Trowers joins speaker lineup

Delighted to be able to say that Trowers & Hamlins’ Theresa Mohammed (also of the National Association of Women In Construction) and Helen Stuart are on the panel for the Construction Dispute and Dispute Resolution Workshop at the North England Build Conference at Mancheser Central this afternoon. Good luck Theresa and Helen! The blog will…