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Private sector business activity in the North West slowed slightly in March, figure released by Lloyds Bank suggest, although new orders continued to rise for the 14th consecutive month and job creation remains above the UK average.

Businesses and charities across the North West could be jeopardising their future growth prospects because they do not see the benefits of digital technology and are not doing enough to develop their digital skills, according to the new UK Business Digital Index published today by Lloyds Bank.

Budding entrepreneurs are being encouraged to start their own social enterprise this year with the help of Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme.

Lloyds Bank increased lending to North West businesses in 2012, a new report shows.

Lloyds Bank is to cut another 585 jobs by March next year, it has announced.

Lloyds Bank is to axe up to 460 more positions, bringing to about 8,000 the total number of job losses it has announced since the start of the year.

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