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Debbie Pierce
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British music companies behind some of the UK’s most hotly-tipped artists will receive Government funding to support the promotion of the nation’s music around the world.

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

Over 1000 companies ranging from new start-ups to big multinationals have attended UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) events at the International Festival of Business (IFB) over the last three weeks.

A Liverpool-based social housing organisation is playing the private sector at its own game, having competed in the so-called 'Corporate Olympics', and striving to make the most of its involvement with the International Festival for Business (IFB) 2014.

A director with UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) has urged businesses to take advantage of a dedicated ‘trading floor’ at this year’s International Festival of Business (IFB) Hub, where network and do deals with people from over 80 different countries.

The Prime Minister launched the biggest trade fair in the UK for over 60 years this week to showcase what Britain can offer international business leaders.

A 'premier league' of local government chiefs and industry leaders will be speaking at an international congress of sporting business to be held in Manchester and Liverpool next month.

Regen 2014 – the exhibition and conference for the UK regeneration industry – has announce the line-up for its two day exhibition and conference in Liverpool as part of the International Festival for Business (IFB).

The Rum Warehouse, Liverpool's new events space, will open in June exclusively for the International Festival of Business (IFB) being hosted by the city.

Research and development firms across Merseyside can learn how to boost their innovation capacity with a share of an €80 billion EU investment pot at a free Horizon 2020 event hosted by Liverpool Vision.

  • 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 NonExecutiveDirectors.com, 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.