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A Scarborough-based company behind the York Potash Project is giving local businesses the opportunity to become part of the construction supply chain for its proposed £1.4 billion investment.

The Palace Hotel in Manchester is one of six that has been bought by its previous owner in a deal worth £200 million.

A US-based engineering firm has opened a new 60,000 sq ft manufacturing facility on the Wirral.

Prince Andrew is to step down as the UK's "special representative" for trade and investment after ten years.

London Euston has been named as one of ten locations across the UK that will trial a single compliance process for enquiries across a range of different taxes, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed.

When staff at a Yorkshire residential letting agent carried out a routine inspection of one of its rented properties, it soon became apparent why their tenant was looking rather sheepish.

The Sunday Times Enterprise Editor Rachel Bridge and Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, have come on board as supporters of the 2009 NFEA Annual Conference – a highly regarded event for key decision makers and influencers within the NFEA network of enterprise support organisations.

  • 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...

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.