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North West business group Private Sector Partners (PSP) has called on the government to “fire the furnace of enterprise” by creating a charter for entrepreneurs.

A leading North West business group says a £750 million Government fund to help innovation by businesses during the recession seems to have disappeared into a ‘black hole’.

Private Sector Partners (PSP) represents more than 140,000 firms in the North West. Its leader, veteran entrepreneur Len Collinson, said that the Government’s Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) appears to have floundered.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • 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, 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...

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Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.