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Downtown in Business, the private sector lobby group and business networking club best known for the Downtown Liverpool brand developed by its charismatic chairman Frank McKenna, is to launch officially into Manchester on 11 March.

Private Sector lobby group Downtown in Business has backed a national campaign opposing the Conservative Party’s proposed planning policies.

Downtown Liverpool in Business is holding the second annual Liverpool Business Week.

The five-day event starts on Monday June 22 and will explore routes to securing the city’s entrepreneurial future during the current economic climate.

Downtown Liverpool in Business has this week launched its inaugural Business Week event.

  • 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.