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Theresa May’s Industrial Strategy: Reactions from across the North West

This week saw the unveiling of Building our Industrial Strategy – a Government green paper outlining plans to improve living standards and boost the economy by increasing productivity and driving…

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North West : Business News

North West PLCs ‘well placed’ to weather uncertainty after values rise £1.7bn

Listed firms in the North West are “well placed” to weather the uncertainty of Brexit Britain after adding nearly £1.7bn…

Lancashire LEP to drive county-wide growth with £70m gov investment

The Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has issued confirmation of a multi-million pound investment allocation from the Government to drive new…

Data highlights Northern Powerhouse fatigue as Gov unveils Industrial Strategy

Interest in the Government’s Northern Powerhouse vision has been rapidly declining over the last 12 months, according to new data. Research…

‘Turning point’ year delivers growth for Manchester-based Hello Soda

Big data and text analytics firm Hello Soda is celebrating after seeing its headcount and international footprint leap in 2016. The…

Global fashion brand to establish flagship Liverpool ONE store

Global lifestyle and fashion brand GUESS is set to establish a new flagship store at  Liverpool ONE. The 5,000 sq ft…

Cumbria uni’s £9m Lancaster campus scheme nears completion

Work on a multi-million pound scheme at the University of Cumbria’s campus in Lancaster is nearing completion. The £9m building, which…

Investment firm Bluestones launches legal recruitment agency JV

North West investment business Bluestones Group has expanded its portfolio of companies with the launch of legal recruitment agency Blake…

Breaking: Spire Healthcare opens £65m ‘state-of-the-art’ hospital in Manchester

Private hospital group Spire Healthcare has this morning (January 23) announced the opening of its new multi-million pound hospital in…

This week’s North West appointments

Riven Alyx Buckley and Eleanor Wheeler, UNSHACKLED.com Tech firm UNSHACKLED.com has added to its digital team with two appointments. Eleanor Wheeler has…

South Liverpool to get new Sixth Form College

A new Sixth Form College is opening in South Liverpool this September. All Saints Sixth Form College, which will be based…

Former Liverpool wedding chapel goes up for auction

An old wedding chapel in Liverpool is going up for sale next month alongside several other investment properties dotted around…

Law firm Shoosmiths helps revive forgotten Manchester recording studio

A team from law firm Shoosmiths’ Manchester office has advised on a deal to resurrect a former music studio once…

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Citroën dealership awarded ACE accreditation

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Go North East prepares for influx of DFDS passengers this Christmas

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Columnists Opinion
Was October the North West’s top month for acquisitions?

October was, on the whole, a positive month for the…

How to have a better work-life balance

Emma Gill is Director and Head of Manchester office at…

Why the North West shouldn’t be worried about Brexit just yet

The Millennium Bug-like hysteria surrounding Britain’s decision to leave the…

What can businesses learn about hype from No Man’s Sky?

Consumer hype for a particular product or service can be…

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Does your shareholder agreement reflect your business structure?

Every business should consider putting shareholder or a partnership agreement…

Infographic: Manchester - the UK’s startup city

Manchester is fast becoming perceived as the UK’s second city…

2016 legislative heads up for SMEs

FDR Law provides advice for SMEs on 2016’s main legislative…

Infographic: How to survive the office Christmas party

If you’re attending an office Christmas party this year, Lucas…

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