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Jeremy Roberts
Debbie Pierce
Jennie Johnson
Michael Oliver
Laura Tenison
Julie Meyer
Tony Caldeira
Brian Hay
Charlie Mullins
Richard O'Sullivan
David Pollock
Steve Purdham

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Councils will be allowed to retain all of the £26bn raised through business rates as part of the "biggest transfer of power to local government in living memory", George Osborne has announced.

Chancellor George Osborne has outlined plans to build “the Northern Powerhouse” in an Autumn Statement aimed at bringing balance to the economy.

Five Northern cities have unveiled a £15bn, 15-year investment plan to improve the region's transport links and boost economic growth.

The Government is to splash out on Sheffield with £120 million of investment in infrastructure to boost business and bring jobs to the city.

Nine councils want to join forces in a bid to boost economic growth.

Around 100,000 jobs will be created across the Midlands and the North West as a result of the second phase of the £32bn HS2 high-speed rail network, according to the Department for Transport (DfT).

Banks need to make loans available to businesses, according to Michael Fallon, the new minister for business and enterprise.

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

Business leaders in Manchester have welcomed news that the new £32bn high-speed rail link, known as HS2, has been given the green light by the Government.

The largest barristers' chambers in England and Wales has secured a £2.2 million funding package from NatWest.

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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, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

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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.