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The total value of Stock Exchange companies in the North West rose by 6%
Value of North West listed companies leaps £2.3bn

Richard Bell

Listed companies in the North West have achieved a strong start to the year, new data shows. According to professional services firm Deloitte, the region’s listed businesses managed to add £2.3bn…

 Cllr Paul Watson, Paul Callaghan, Julie Elliott, MP Sunderland Central; Kam Chera, Rebecca Ball, Sh
Sunderland officially submits UK City of Culture 2021 bid

Nick Hill

The latest UK City of Culture Bid, which could deliver a multi-million-pound boost for the North East, has officially been submitted. Sunderland 2021 submitted the first stage of its UK City…

How entrepreneurs can take advantage of global market

Broadcast Exchange

According to the biannual Global Entrepreneur Indicator (GEI), 81% of entrepreneurs would be willing to start a new business with 78% forecasting increased profit over the next six months. What are…

Northern Powerhouse Rail host Sara Gilmore, with panelists Tom Riordan, Leeds City Council, Susan Hi
Business and political leaders hear of ‘huge economic and social benefits’ of proposed Northern Powerhouse Rail

Nick Hill

Over 60 business and political leaders attended have heard the case for further investment in high speed rail connections across the north of England at an event held at Yorkshire…

Neil Harrold
North East restaurants and pubs serve up top performance

Richard Bell

Restaurant businesses in the North East are sitting comfortably at the top table in the latest stability rankings published by insolvency and restructuring trade body R3. According to R3 research, eating…

Winners at last year’s Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards
Deadline approaching for People’s Choice Award

Henry Roberts

 The deadline for this year’s People Choice Award at the Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards is fast approaching with less than one week left to nominate your favourite tourism business…

Business Risks
Evolution Of Various Business Risks and Their Solutions

Sheza Gary

Owning your own business has many opportunities, but it also comes with a number of risks. Your business may be doing well, and you’re on track to meet or even…

Big Ben in Twilight
Government allocates £1bn to Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund investments

Nick Hill

The Government is investing £1bn in new technologies to create jobs and raise living standards, Business Secretary Greg Clark announced Friday (April 21st). The funding from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund…

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Election could cause growth woes for UK businesses

katherine wilding

UK business leaders cite political disruption as a top hindrance to expansion Research indicates that many may not support Brexit-proofing on June 8th Continued political disruption including the snap general election on…

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, delivering her announcement at Downing Street this morning.
General Election: May seizes her moment but snap election plan is still fraught with risk

Billy Wood

Who saw that one coming then? With many of us barely settled back into the faded grooves of our wheezing ergonomic office chairs following the long Easter weekend, the PM sprung…

London Flats
Major Investment in East London

David Hatch

The Royal Docks complex in East London is on the receiving end of massive inward investment with £6 billion of private sector money being injected. The demise of the Royal London…

Have your say on the Manufacturing Barometer
SME manufacturers urged to have their say

Russ Cockburn

Small to Medium sized manufacturers (SMEs) in the UK are being urged to take part in the next National Manufacturing Barometer, in order to help shape future Government policy and…