More businesses should embrace innovation to improve productivity and reenergise the Northern Powerhouse

Chris Hearld
By Chris Hearld, head of regions at KPMG in the UK The Northern Powerhouse is still a hugely relevant, pressing ambition. But since we voted to leave the European Union there has been a loss of momentum. Scepticism over the project is widespread, with an absence of tangible investment in areas such as infrastructure leading many to question the UK government’s sponsorship of the enterprise. In response to the lack of progress, it’s encouraging to see Northern businesses aren’t standing still. They continue to call for gre... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...