Welcome to North West Employers

We are a member owned and led organisation. Our membership consists of the 41 Local Authorities within the geographical areas of Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region alongside our two combined authorities.

We are your Regional Employer Organisation, and your representative-voice for the North West.

We believe that the region deserves well-governed, high-quality services, with leaders who create cultures that bring the best out of people and places.

From innovation, to specialist employer support; whatever you and your partners are working towards, we strive to deliver the tailored advice and interventions that get you there.

Our Areas Of Expertise

Systems & Culture Change

Our practical and pragmatic solutions enable organisations to navigate the choppy and challenging waters of change with confidence.

Community Leadership

As experts in our field we offer our member organisations a wide variety of interventions which can be tailored to suit your specific needs.

Talent & Workforce

We are here to help you tap into potential and unlock skills and abilities that your team may not even realise they have.

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What Our Members Say

The Councillor Induction Programme helped me to feel relaxed in an environment of new councillors that have the same worries and concerns as myself at the beginning of their journey. The advice was superb and extremely helpful and will help me in my journey!

North West Employers Customer

The early sessions of the Strength Based Leadership Development programme were delivered very successfully as face to face facilitated group workshops, due to the significant Covid-19 challenges, North West Employers redesigned the programme and transferred this into a format that suited a virtual delivery style. We are very pleased with the programme, face to face and virtual, and feel that the overall experience including Covid changes and challenges, has brought out genuine strength-based approaches and creative solutions all round.

Janet Sweeney, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

I have found coaching sessions with North West Employers extremely useful, both personally and professionally. My coach has been patient, caring and understanding and has always been happy to speak to me when I have needed extra reassurance.

North West Employers Customer

North West Employers successfully supported Burnley Council through its most recent Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer appointments and we have also used their recruitment support services on previous occasions. We find their service is personal, professional and flexible to our requirements together with a strong understanding of local government recruitment and associated governance processes. They are as much hands on or off the process as you wish and will tailor their support for assessments and panels to your needs.

North West Employers Customer