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North West News

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Salford-based JMC IT has been shortlisted in the best employer category at the UK IT Industry Awards.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Businesses in Manchester will have access to 4G by the end of the year.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Businesses in Liverpool will have access to 4G by the end of the year.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Stockport-based Wireless Energy Management Systems (WEMS) has sold a majority stake for £13 million to fund growth.

Monday, 10 September 2012

Financial planning and investment firm Clarion has acquired rival firm SDJ Private Clients (SDJ) for an undisclosed sum.

Monday, 10 September 2012

A steel firm in Preston has been fined a total of £32,500 after one of its employees narrowly avoided being paralysed when he became trapped in an industrial drilling machine.

Friday, 7 September 2012

A Liverpool-based rubber manufacturer has been prosecuted after an employee suffered a serious injury to his hand when it got trapped in machinery.

Thursday, 6 September 2012

A Warrington-based recycling firm has been fined a total of £10,000 after one of its workers was hit by a forklift truck.

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Proposals for a community campus in East Manchester which will create sports and leisure facilities, educational opportunities and a raft of jobs, are set to be examined by senior officials at Manchester City Council.

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

A Skelmersdale-based engineering firm has been fined a total of £11,000 after one of its employees lost parts of three fingers when his hand got trapped in a forklift truck.

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  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of NonExecutiveDirectors.com, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.