News Review - 5th June

Date: 05/06/2024
Author: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Company: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

This week The Business Desk reports that regional business confidence is on the rise according to the latest Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking and that the cancellation of the HS2 line to Manchester has brought 430 acres of prime development land in Cheshire to market. 

Business Live has a special report on why the North West is at the heart of the UK's electric vehicle transformation and says Manchester might be starting to build affordable homes in and around the city centre again.

A brand-new hub in Trafford will create hundreds of highly skilled jobs and builds on ambitions to serve one million homes across the UK with clean energy-tech solutions.

Marketing Stockport reports that the development of hydrogen infrastructure in the North West could boost the regional economy by £3.4 billion by 2030 and create 11,500 jobs according to a new report from the North West Hydrogen Alliance.