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The North West Fund's investments have topped £100m across Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and Cumbria.

Spanish infrastructure group Ferrovial has agreed to buy Lancashire-based Enterprise in a deal worth £385 million.

North West companies won almost 600 Olympic contracts worth more than £211 million, according to official figures.

Business owners in Lancashire are being urged to apply for funding that could help them to grow their companies.

Lancashire-based telecoms firm, Elite Telecom, has launched a sporting division.

SEONext has added to a string of recent client wins by bagging Lancashire-based pleasure flight company Pennine Helicopters.

Lancashire-based fast food chain Go Pizza is to expand its operations after securing a new finance arrangement with Santander.

A director at a Lancashire-based luxury horsebox manufacturer has been spared prison after his company admitted selling clocked HGVs to other traders and members of the public.

Social and mobile media specialist One iota has been accepted on to the newly established Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer (PMD) Program.

An online florist based in Lancashire has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its achievements in international trade.

  • 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.